Letters to the President

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Letters to the President
All of the band's members sitting in desks in a classroom setting
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 13, 2004
GenrePop punk, Christian rock, punk rock
LabelTooth & Nail
ProducerAaron Sprinkle Trevor McNevan
Hawk Nelson chronology
Letters to the President
Smile, It's The End of the World
Alternative cover
Enhanced Edition Cover
Enhanced Edition Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Jesus Freak Hideout4/5 stars[2]

Letters to the President is the debut studio album released by Christian pop punk band Hawk Nelson. The album was released on July 13, 2004. It was later re-released on October 4, 2005 with six additional tracks and three exclusive videos.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Daniel Biro, Jason Dunn, David Clark, Matthew Paige and Trevor McNevan except where noted.

Album release
1."California" 2:52
2."Things We Go Through" 2:31
3."Every Little Thing" 3:07
4."From Underneath" 2:45
5."Letters to the President" 3:13
6."Right Here" 3:11
7."Recess" 0:50
8."Take Me" 3:30
9."Someone Else Before" 3:17
10."First Time" 2:37
11."Like a Racecar" (featuring Trevor McNevan of TFK) 2:48
12."Late Show" 1:53
13."36 Days"Daniel Biro, Jason Dunn, David Clark, Matthew Paige3:42
14."Long and Lonely Road" 3:10

All tracks are written by Daniel Biro, Jason Dunn, David Clark, Matthew Paige and Trevor McNevan except where noted.

Special Edition bonus tracks
15."American Dreams: The Story" 0:34
16."My Generation" (The Who cover)Pete Townshend3:28
17."Every Little Thing" (Acoustic) 3:08
18."Take Me" (Acoustic) 3:28
19."Jason's Thoughts in French" 0:39
20."Letters to the President" (Acoustic) 4:33
Total length:54:33


Hawk Nelson

  • Jason Dunn — vocals
  • Daniel Biro — bass, background vocals
  • Dave Clark — guitar, background vocals
  • Matt Paige — drums

Additional musicians

  • Jonathan Dunn — vocals on "Someone Else Before"
  • Autumn Clark — vocals on "Someone Else Before"
  • Trevor McNevan — vocals on "Like a Racecar"


  • Trevor McNevan — producer
  • Aaron Sprinkle — producer
  • J.R. McNeely — mixer
  • Brandon Ebel — executive producer


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Jesusfreakhideout review". Jesusfreakhideout.com. 2004-07-13. Retrieved 2011-11-07.

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