2009 Colbie Caillat – Breakthrough

Breakthrough is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat. The album was released on August 19, 2009 through Universal Republic Records. The follow-up to her successful debut album, Coco (2007), Breakthrough was developed in late 2008 when Caillat returned to her home after two years on tour, with the singer setting up a “writing camp” with songwriters and producers in Hawaii and writing over 40 songs for the record.

Inspired by the fact that she was trying to find herself again and breaking the creativity chains that surrounded her, Breakthrough deals with themes of growing up, experiencing life, love, making mistakes and learning from them, as well as heartbreak and why everlasting love seems elusive. To help develop her expected sound and lyrics, Caillat worked with previous collaborators, such as Mikal Blue, Ken Caillat and Jason Reeves, while working for the first time with Kara Dioguardi, Rick Nowels, John Shanks, Greg Wells and David Becker.

Tracks

1  I Won’t (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves; Makana Rowan) 03:45
2  Begin Again (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves; Kara DioGuardi) 04:14
3  You Got Me (Colbie Caillat; John Shanks) 04:00
Fallin’ For You (Colbie Caillat; Rick Nowels) 04:08
5  Rainbow (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves) 03:56
6  Droplets (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves) 03:24
I Never Told You (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves; Kara DioGuardi) 03:45
8  Fearless (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves; Kara DioGuardi; Mikal Blue) 05:05
9  Runnin’ Around (Colbie Caillat; Rick Nowels) 03:47
10  Break Through (Colbie Caillat; Rick Nowels) 03:39
11  It Stops Today (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves) 03:47
12  Breakin’ At The Cracks (Colbie Caillat; Jason Reeves) 05:41

Musicians

1 I Won’t

BassSean Hurley
DrumsJarrod Johnson
GuitarGreg Suran
GuitarJustin Young
GuitarTim Pierce
PercussionLuis Conte
Background VocalsJason Reeves
VocalsColbie Caillat


2 Begin Again

BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
GuitarJohn Shanks
KeyboardsJamie Muhoberac
Background VocalsJason Reeves
Background VocalsKara DioGuardi
VocalsColbie Caillat


3 You Got Me

BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
GuitarJohn Shanks
KeyboardsCharles Judge
KeyboardsJamie Muhoberac
HornsMax Abrams
HornsSteve Patrick
VocalsColbie Caillat


4 Fallin’ For You

BassJohn Pierce
BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
Drums (programming)Rick Nowels
GuitarGreg Suran
GuitarJohn Shanks
GuitarTim Pierce
GuitarRick Nowels
Acoustic GuitarRick Nowels
KeyboardsCharles Judge
KeyboardsJamie Muhoberac
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsRick Nowels
PercussionRick Nowels
VocalsColbie Caillat


5 Rainbow

BassJohn Pierce
BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
Drums (programming)Rick Nowels
GuitarGreg Suran
GuitarJohn Shanks
GuitarTim Pierce
GuitarRick Nowels
Acoustic GuitarRick Nowels
KeyboardsCharles Judge
KeyboardsJamie Muhoberac
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsRick Nowels
PercussionRick Nowels
VocalsColbie Caillat


6 Droplets

BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
GuitarJustin Young
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsWill Gramling
PercussionLuis Conte
Background VocalsJason Reeves
VocalsColbie Caillat


7 I Never Told You

BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
GuitarGreg Suran
GuitarJustin Young
GuitarTim Pierce
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsWill Gramling
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsColbie Caillat


8 Fearless

BassGreg Wells
DrumsGreg Wells
KeyboardsGreg Wells
ProgrammingGreg Wells
PercussionGreg Wells
VocalsColbie Caillat


9 Runnin’ Around

BassSean Hurley
DrumsJarrod Johnson
GuitarDavid Becker
GuitarGreg Suran
GuitarJustin Young
GuitarTim Pierce
KeyboardsCharles Judge
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsWill Gramling
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsColbie Caillat


10 Break Through

BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
GuitarGreg Suran
GuitarJustin Young
GuitarTim Pierce
KeyboardsCharles Judge
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsWill Gramling
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsColbie Caillat


11 It Stops Today

BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
GuitarGreg Suran
GuitarJustin Young
GuitarTim Pierce
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsWill Gramling
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsColbie Caillat


12 Breakin’ At The Cracks

BassSean Hurley
DrumsVictor Indrizzo
GuitarJason Reeves
GuitarJustin Young
KeyboardsPatrick Warren
KeyboardsWill Gramling
PercussionLuis Conte
VocalsColbie Caillat

Liner Notes

Producer – Ken Caillat (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12)
Producer – John Shanks (Tracks 2, 3, 4)
Producer – Rick Nowels (Tracks 4, 9, 11)
Producer – Greg Wells (Track 8)
Producer (Executive) – Ken Caillat
Arranged By (Horns) – Charles Judge (Track 3)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Cheche Alara (Tracks 1, 5, 7, 11)
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Ken Caillat (Track 1)
Arranged By (Strings) – Patrick Warren (Track 6)
Coordinator – Shari Sutcliffe
Edited By (Pro Tools) – Lars Fox (Tracks 2, 3, 4)
Edited By (Pro Tools, Additional) – Dan Chase (Track 3)
Engineer – Jeff Rothschild (Tracks 2, 3)
Engineer (Assistant) – Andrew Dixon, Chris Garcia, Dean Reid, Josh Gudwin, Paul LaMalfa, Rob Kinelski, Ryan Kennedy, Tom Syrowski
Mastered By – Doug Sax, Eric Boulanger
Mastered By – Greg Calbi (Track 4)
Mixed By – Michael Brauer (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Mixed By – Ghian Wright, Ken Caillat (Track 7)
Mixed By – Greg Wells (Track 8)
Mixed By (Assistant) – Ryan Gilligan, Will Hensley
Recorded By – Ghian Wright (Tracks 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Recorded By – Ken Caillat, Ryan Freeland (Tracks 1, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Recorded By – Jeff Rothschild, Kieron Menzies (Track 4)
Recorded By – Greg Wells (Track 8)
Recorded By (Drums) – Ryan Freeland (Track 4)
Recorded By (Additional) – Nolan Sipe (Tracks 1, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Recorded By (Additional) – Kieron Menzies (Tracks 9)

Art Direction – Sandy Brummels, Christopher Kornmann
Design – Christopher Kornmann
Photography – Andre Canapari, Andrew Southam, Jason Reeves, Josh Newton, Peter King

Mastered At Sterling Sound
Mastered At The Mastering La
Phonographic Copyright Universal Republic Records
Copyright Universal Republic Records