Somewhere in the Stratosphere
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Somewhere in the Stratosphere
Somewhere in the Stratosphere
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ReleasedMay 3, 2011
Recorded2010, Washington State, Kansas City
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Somewhere in the Stratosphere

Somewhere in the Stratosphere is a 2CD/2DVD package released by the American rock band Shinedown. It contains two full recordings of the "Live from Washington State" performance from the "Carnival of Madness" tour, and the Kansas City performance from the "Anything and Everything" Acoustic tour. The 2 DVDs contain the same tracks as the CDs. The album debuted at #83 on the U.S. Billboard 200.[1] The album title is derived from a lyric in the song "Second Chance".

Track list

Disc 1: Live from Washington State (Electric Show)

1."Intro (Scary Fairy)"Tom Jemmott, Brent Smith, Dave Bassett1:02
2."Sound of Madness"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett3:56
3."Devour"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett3:56
4."I Dare You"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia, Brad Stewart3:43
5."Cyanide Sweet Tooth Suicide"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett3:37
6."If You Only Knew"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett3:48
7."Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom)"Brent Smith, Eric Bass, Zach Myers5:41
8."45"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia5:17
9."Burning Bright"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia3:53
10."Heroes"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia, Jasin Todd3:30
11."The Crow & the Butterfly"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett4:16
12."Her Name Is Alice"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett, Eric Bass5:05
13."Save Me"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia3:31
14."Left Out"Brent Smith, Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd5:54
15."Simple Man" (Lynyrd Skynyrd cover)Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant7:35
16."Fly from the Inside"Brent Smith, Bob Marlette5:39
17."Second Chance"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett5:38
Total length:1:16:04

Disc 2: Live from Kansas City (Acoustic Show)

1."Heroes"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia, Jasin Todd8:08
2."Save Me"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia3:40
3."If You Only Knew"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett3:55
4."Sound of Madness"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett4:35
5."Shed Some Light"Brent Smith4:41
6."45"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia6:12
7."I Dare You"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia, Brad Stewart4:30
8."Times Like These" (Foo Fighters cover)Dave Grohl4:07
9."The Crow & the Butterfly"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett4:36
10."Burning Bright"Brent Smith, Tony Battaglia3:56
11."Devour"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett3:53
12."Call Me"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett4:41
13."Fly from the Inside"Brent Smith, Bob Marlette5:36
14."With a Little Help from My Friends" (The Beatles cover)Paul McCartney, John Lennon5:29
15."Simple Man" (Lynyrd Skynyrd Cover)Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant6:14
16."Second Chance"Brent Smith, Dave Bassett5:06
Total length:1:19:20


  • Brent Smith - lead vocals
  • Zach Myers - guitar, backing vocals
  • Eric Bass - bass guitar, piano, additional guitar, backing vocals
  • Barry Kerch - drums
  • Brandon "The Bear" Alanis - (drum tech) xylophone, vibes, percussion, shakers, lap steel guitar, backing vocals
  • Ryan (Zilla) Ashurst - (bass tech) bass guitar
  • Alan Price - second guitar, backing vocals

Also Will Hoge joins the band for the song "With a Little Help from My Friends", with a horn section. The horn section is not noted in the credits.

Chart positions

Chart (2011) Peak
Billboard 200[1] 83
Billboard Hard Rock Albums[1] 21


  1. ^ a b c "Somewhere in the Stratosphere - Shinedown". Billboard. Retrieved . Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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