It Won’t Be Soon Before Long
“It Won’t Be Soon Before Long” was released as the sophomore album by Maroon 5 after the huge success of their debut album “Songs About Jane”. This time, the album has songs with funk, pop, soul and of course their sound, pop rock. The album became a hit when it was released reaching the top 10 in several countries. In US and UK, it reached number 1 and was certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by BPI.
Makes Me Wonder
“Makes Me Wonder” was released to carry the album “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long”. The song has different sound as it was funk influenced. The single aboyt failed relationship became a global smash reaching top 10 and number 1 in a number of countries. It peaked at number 1 in US, and number 2 in UK.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10
Wake Up Call
“Wake Up Call” was released as the second single for “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long”. The song is pop rock slightly similar to “This Love”. The song charted in numerous charts but peaked inside the top 20 in United States where it sold millions.
Rate: 7.75 out of 10
Won’t Go Home Without You
“Won’t Go Home Without You” became the third single off “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long”. The song reminds me of their hit “She Will Be Loved”. The single may have charted in several countries but it peaked at lower position than their previous singles. It reached number 48 in the US.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10
If I Never See Your Face Again (with Rihanna)
“If I Never See Your Face Again”was the the fourth single of “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long”. The song featured Rihanna on the re-released version which was eventually added to the re-issue of “Good Girl Gone Bad”. The song is a combination of pop rock and R&B as ut was performed by two different artists. It charted in several countries including US and peaked at top 30 in UK.
Rate: 8.25 out of 10
“Goodnight Goodnight” was the final release from “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long”. It has been one of my favorite Maroon 5 single. It received limited release in some countries.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10
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