Under the Iron Sea

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Under the Iron Sea is the second album by rock band Keane. It was launched in June 2006.

There is a version with a bonus DVD. This includes videos and demo versions of songs.

The title of the album comes from the phrase "I lost my heart. I buried it too deep under the iron sea," of the eighth (8th) song, "Crystal Ball".

In its first week sold 222,297 copies. It was #1 in UK and #4 in US.

The album had sold 1,000,000 copies to date.

Song list[change | change source]

  1. "Atlantic" (4:13)
  2. "Is It Any Wonder?" (3:08)
  3. "Nothing In My Way" (4:02)
  4. "Leaving So Soon?" (3:58)
  5. "A Bad Dream" (5:04)
  6. "Hamburg Song" (4:37)
  7. "Put It Behind You" (3:35)
  8. "The Iron Sea" (2:57)
  9. "Crystal Ball" (3:53)
  10. "Try Again" (4:26)
  11. "Broken Toy" (6:07)
  12. "The Frog Prince" (4:21)

Note: Some editions combine "The Iron Sea" with "Put It Behind You," with a length of 6:33.

Charts[change | change source]

UK Album Chart
Week 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Position
1
1
2
4
Irish Album Chart
Week 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Position
1
3
6
Billboard 200
Week 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Position
4
20
31
Sales
75,702
36,374
22,666
Total
75,702
112,076
134,742
Canadian Album Chart
Week 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Position
7
Global Chart
Week 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
Position
2
2
4
Sales
335,000
261,000
176,000
Total
335,000
596,000
772,000

General charts[change | change source]

  • United Kingdom: #1
  • United States: #4
  • Canada: #7
  • Ireland: #1
  • Switzerland: #2
  • Holland: #1
  • Germany: #3
  • Portugal: #3
  • Norway: #3
  • Mexico: #3
  • Denmark: #5
  • 'India': #8

Related pages[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

Keane
Tim Rice-Oxley | Tom Chaplin | Richard Hughes | Dominic Scott
Discography
Albums: Hopes and Fears | Under the Iron Sea | Perfect Symmetry | Strangeland
Extended plays: EP Live Recordings 2004 | Retrospective EP1 | Night Train | Retrospective EP2
Singles: "Call Me What You Like" | "Wolf at the Door" | "Everybody's Changing (Part 1)" | "This Is the Last Time (Part 1)" | "Somewhere Only We Know" | "Everybody's Changing (Part 2)" | "Bedshaped" | "This Is the Last Time (Part 2)" | "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore" | "Bend and Break" | "Atlantic" | "Is It Any Wonder?" | "Crystal Ball" | "Nothing in My Way" | "A Bad Dream" | "Try Again" | "The Night Sky" | "Spiralling" | "The Lovers Are Losing" | "Perfect Symmetry" | "Better Than This" | "Stop for a Minute" | "Silenced by the Night" | "Disconnected" | "Sovereign Light Café"
DVDs: Hopes and Fears DVD | Strangers DVD | Under the Iron Sea DVD | Keane Live | Perfect Symmetry DVD
Other: List of songs by Keane