Release date: November 2011
Break the Spell is the third studio album by the American rock band Daughtry, released on November 21, 2011 through RCA Records and 19 Recordings Limited. It is the follow-up to their platinum selling album Leave This Town released in 2009.
According to Chris, the album is "more upbeat and positive lyrically" and also stated that the album sounds "nothing like the previous two". Chris wrote all the songs with band guitarists Josh Steely and Brian Craddock, bassist Josh Paul, and collaborated with Marti Frederiksen, Busbee and Brett James. The album was produced by Howard Benson who produced their previous two albums as well.
Break the Spell debuted at number 67 on the UK Albums chart and at number 8 on the Billboard 200, with 129,000 copies sold.