Leave a Whisper is the first album by Shinedown, a hard rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, USA. The album was released on May 27, 2003, faring well due to the success of the singles "Fly from the Inside" and "45". Recording took place at Henson Recording Studios and The Blue Room, both in Los Angeles, California. Leave a Whisper paved the way for Shinedown's successful second album, Us and Them, and was re-released on June 15, 2004, to incorporate a cover version of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Simple Man", as well as "Burning Bright (Sanford Mix)" and "45 (Acoustic)". The album's singles also fared well, "Fly from the Inside" reaching number 5, "45" reaching number 3, "Simple Man" reaching number 5, and "Burning Bright" reaching number 2 on the US Mainstream Rock list. Leave a Whisper is Shinedown's second best-selling album and has been certified platinum by the RIAA in the United States.
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“I meddled in things that man must leave alone.”
—R.C. Sherriff (18961975)
“Let there be no noise made, my gentle friends,
Unless some dull and favorable hand
Will whisper music to my weary spirit.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
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