Rock Steady

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Rock Steady
Studio album by No Doubt
Released December 11, 2001
Genre Reggae, dancehall, synthpop, alternative rock
Label Interscope Records

Rock Steady is the fifth studio album by the American alternative rock band No Doubt. It was released on December 11, 2001. The album was influenced a lot by reggae, dancehall, and electronica, compared to their previous albums. A lot of music critics saw this and gave the album good reviews. For example, Rolling Stone magazine put the album as the 316th greatest album of all time in their book Rolling Stone's List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.[1] It was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2003 Grammy Awards. Four singles were released from the album. The first single, "Hey Baby", won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. The second single was nominated for Best Dance Recording. The third single, "Underneath It All", was released August 15 2002. It won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the 2004 Grammy Awards. The album's last single, "Running", was released July 1 2003.

List of songs[change | edit source]

  1. "Intro"
  2. "Hella Good"
  3. "Hey Baby" (featuring Bounty Killer)
  4. "Making Out"
  5. "Underneath It All" (featuring Lady Saw)
  6. "Detective"
  7. "Don't Let Me Down"
  8. "Start the Fire"
  9. "Running"
  10. "In My Head"
  11. "Platinum Blonde Life"
  12. "Waiting Room" (featuring Prince)
  13. "Rock Steady"

The iTunes version of the album has two extra songs.

  1. "Underneath It All" (live)
  2. "Just a Girl" (live)

References[change | edit source]

  1. Rock Steady's page on Rollingstone.com.