Reptile (Reprise, 2001)
Reptile was Eric Clapton’s 15th studio album. It has sold 2.5 million copies worldwide. Reptile peaked at #1 in Greece and on Billboard’s Top Internet Albums chart. It went
top 5 in Austria, Finland, Germany, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and in the U.S. as well as on the European chart. It further went top 10 in Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden, the UK and on the Dutch chart. (Yes, Reptile was a huge hit in Europe!) Reptile was certified Gold in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and the U.S. and went Platinum in Australia.
Three singles were released I Ain’t Gonna Stand for It, a cover of the 1980 Stevie Wonder hit; Superman Inside and Believe in Life. It was written about Clapton’s wife Melia McEnery and used as a promotional single. It peaked at #11 on Billboard’s adult contemporary chart.