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Brave Enough is the third studio album by American electronic musician Lindsey Stirling, released independently on the imprint Lindseystomp Records on August 19, 2016. The album is composed of six instrumental tracks and eight tracks with featured vocalists, such as Christina Perri, ZZ Ward, Dan + Shay, Lecrae, and several others.
Release and promotion
On June 28, 2016, The Arena, the first single from the album was released. The music video for The Arena debuted the same day.
On July 15, the second single, Something Wild featuring Andrew McMahon was released and the music video was released on August 3. Something Wild also features as the end credits song for the Disney film Pete's Dragon.
On November 16th, the fourth single, "Hold My Heart", was released.
On March 6, 2017, the fifth single, "Love's Just a Feeling" featuring Rooty was released, with the music video released the same day.
"The Arena" and "Don't Let This Feeling Fade" (featuring Rivers Cuomo and Lecrae) were used as official theme songs for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup football tournament.
Brave Enough debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 chart with 49,000 album-equivalent units (including 45,000 in traditional album sales) in its first week, earning Stirling her second top 10 album. This figure marked the largest sales week for a dance/electronic album since Stirling's previous release, Shatter Me, sold 56,000 upon release in 2014.
The album also debuted at No. 1 on the Top Classical Albums and Dance/Electronic Albums charts, her third consecutive chart-topper on each tally.
Brave Enough won the Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Album in 2017.
Stirling also sent an exclusive track titled "Firefly" to those who pre-ordered Brave Enough via PledgeMusic.
Standard track listing
|1||Lost Girls||Lindsey Stirling · Afshin Salmani||AFSHeeN||4:35|
|2||Brave Enough ft. Christina Perri||Lindsey Stirling · Keith Varon||Keith Varon||4:23|
|3||The Arena||Lindsey Stirling · Peter Anthony Hanna · Taylor Bird||RUMORS||3:52|
|4||The Phoenix||Lindsey Stirling · Afshin Salmani · Tim James · Joshua Kissiah Cumbee · Antonina Armato||Josh Abraham · Oligee · Nico Stadi · Rock Mafia||4:04|
|5||Where Do We Go ft. Carah Faye||Lindsey Stirling · Tim James · Carah Faye · Antonina Armato||Josh Abraham · Nico Stadi · Rock Mafia||4:15|
|6||Those Days ft. Dan + Shay||Lindsey Stirling · Peter Anthony Hanna · Taylor Bird||RUMORS||3:50|
|7||Prism||Lindsey Stirling · Robert DeLong||Robert DeLong||3:32|
|8.||Hold My Heart ft. ZZ Ward||Lindsey Stirling · Zsuzsanna Eva Ward · Andrew Goldstein · Evan Bogart||Goldstein||3:29|
|9||Mirage ft. Raja Kumari||Lindsey Stirling · Svetha Yallapragada Rao · Marty Rod||Marø||4:22|
|10||Don't Let This Feeling Fade ft. Rivers Cuomo and Lecrae||Lindsey Stirling · Lecrae Devaughn Moore · Peter Anthony Hanna · Rivers Cuomo · Taylor Bird||RUMORS||3:26|
|11.||First Light||Lindsey Stirling · James Wong||Gladius||3:23|
|12||Love's Just a Feeling ft Rooty||Lindsey Stirling · Anton Zaslavski · Toby Gad · Autumn Rowe · Becky Hill · Nico Hartikainen||Zedd||3:49|
|13.||Something Wild ft. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness||Lindsey Stirling · Andrew McMahon · Peter Anthony Hanna · Taylor Bird||RUMORS · Josh Abraham · Nico Stadi||3:44|
|14||Gavi's Song||Lindsey Stirling · Jason Gaviati · Drew C. Lawrence · Stephen J. Anderson||Stephen J. Anderson||4:32|
Deluxe edition and Target exclusive bonus tracks
|15||Waltz||Lindsey Stirling · Mark Maxwell||SILAS||3:58|
|16||Afterglow||Lindsey Stirling · Victor Pool · Ruben Den Boer||Vicetone||3:38|
|17||Powerlines||Lindsey Stirling · Nathaniel Motte||Nathaniel Motte||4:42|
|18||Forgotten Voyage||Lindsey Stirling · Nathaniel Motte||Nathaniel Motte||3:58|
Barnes & Noble Exclusive vinyl edition
|15||Activate||Stirling · Pete Nappi||Pete Nappi||3:05|