The album's third track, "Chasing Cars", was featured on the second season finale of the ABC prime time hit drama Grey's Anatomy on May 15, 2006. A Grey's Anatomy-themed video of the song can be seen at the ABC website. The seventh track, "Make This Go On Forever", was used in the third season of Grey's Anatomy, at the end of the episode entitled Walk on Water. The album sold 36,191 units in its debut week throughout the U.S., substantially improving from their first week sales of Final Straw. U.S. sales have totaled over a million as of February 2007.
The album hit #1 in its 11th week on the New Zealand chart and reached 2x Platinum therefore shipping over 30,000 units. In the UK the album sold over 1,500,000 copies being certified 5x Platinum by the BPI. It has also reached #1 in the ARIA Albums Chart, and was certified 3x Platinum on January 8, 2007 (210,000+ units shipped). On November 26, 2006, it became the UK's best-selling album of 2006, selling over 1.5 million copies at the end of the year, with a cumulative total of 1.8 million. It also reached #1 in the Irish albums chart where it went 7x platinum . In total, the album has sold 4.7 million copies worldwide.
The untitled twelfth track is a recording of background noise and one of Jacknife Lee's young children talking.
|Australian Albums Chart||ARIA||1||280,000||4x Platinum|
|Austria Albums Chart||IFPI Austria||3||15,000||Gold|
|Belgium Albums Chart||IFPI||9|
|Canada Albums Chart||CRIA||?||100,000||Platinum|
|Dutch Albums Chart||MegaCharts BV/NVPI||6|
|France Albums Chart||IFPI||67|
|Germany Albums Chart||Media Control||1||100,000||Gold|
|Ireland Albums Chart||IRMA||1||105,000||7x Platinum|
|New Zealand Albums Chart||RIANZ||1||45,000||3x Platinum|
|Spanish Albums Chart||Promusicae||27|
|Swedish Albums Chart||GLF||16|
|Swiss Albums Chart||Media Control Europe||15||15,000||Gold|
|UK Albums Chart||BPI/The Official UK Charts||1||2,051,000||6x Platinum|
|U.S. Billboard 200||Billboard||27||1,027,000||Platinum|
|U.S. Billboard Comprehensive Albums||27|
|United World Chart||Media Traffic||6||4,047,000||2x Platinum|
|United World Chart||+7.5% Media Traffic doesn't cover||6||4,750,000||2x Platinum|