BareNaked

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BareNaked
Studio album by Jennifer Love Hewitt
Released October 8, 2002
Genre Pop, rock, soul
Length 44:44
Label Jive
Producer Meredith Brooks
Gregg Alexander
Jennifer Love Hewitt chronology
Jennifer Love Hewitt
(1996)
BareNaked
(2002)
Cool With You: The Platinum Collection
(2006)
Singles from BareNaked
  1. "BareNaked"
    Released: September 11, 2002
  2. "Can I Go Now"
    Released: March 4, 2003
  3. "You"
    Released: June 12, 2003
  4. "Hey Everybody"
    Released: July 28, 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 47/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Blender 2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly D+[3]
Q 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[4]

BareNaked is the fourth studio album by actress and recording artist Jennifer Love Hewitt. It was released on October 8, 2002. The album peaked at No. 9 on the Australian Top 100 chart and No. 37 on The Billboard 200. BareNaked spawned two singles, "BareNaked" and "Can I Go Now", and included a cover version of Kris Kristofferson's "Me and Bobby McGee". The UK and Japanese editions of the album came with a bonus track called "Just Try", previously released as the b-side to "Can I Go Now".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "BareNaked"   Jennifer Love Hewitt, Meredith Brooks, Guy Erez, Emerson Swinford 3:42
2. "Can I Go Now"   Brooks, Livingstone Brown, Mike Stevens 3:36
3. "You"   Hewitt, Brooks 3:41
4. "Hey Everybody"   Hewitt, Brooks, Brown 4:07
5. "Where You Gonna Run To?"   Hewitt, Brooks, Paul Goldo 3:33
6. "I Know You Will"   Hewitt, Brooks, David Darling 3:18
7. "Rock the Roll"   Hewitt, Brooks, Goldo, 3:44
8. "Stand in Your Way"   Brooks, Brown, Shelly Peiken 4:13
9. "First Time"   Brooks, Guy Erez, Goldo, Swinford 3:49
10. "Stronger"   Hewitt 3:21
11. "Avenue of the Stars"   Hewitt, Brooks, Andy Goldmark, Scot Sax 4:06
12. "Me and Bobby McGee"   Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson 3:34
UK and Japanese bonus track
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "Just Try"   Brooks, Brian McKnight 3:44

Personnel[edit]

  • Jennifer Love Hewitt – vocals
  • Andrew Boston – DJ
  • Dustin Boyer – guitar
  • Meredith Brooksacoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Livingstone Brown – bass, keyboard, chant
  • Chris Canute – hand drums
  • Goldo – keyboard, vocals
  • Glen Holmen – bass
  • Abe Laboriel Jr.drums
  • Michael Parnell – keyboard
  • Carolyn Perry – background vocals
  • Darlene Perry – background vocals
  • Sharon Perry – background vocals
  • Rose Stone – background vocals
  • Emerson Swinford – acoustic guitar, guitar

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Meredith Brooks, Gregg Alexander
  • Engineers: Meredith Brooks, David Cole, Dave Darling, Goldo, Brad Haehnel, Phil Kaffel, Jeff Peters
  • Mixing: Livingstone Brown, Brad Haehnel, Richard Travali
  • Mastering: Chaz Harper
  • Digital editing: Meredith Brooks, Andy Goldmark, Goldo, Michael Parnell
  • Programming: Livingstone Brown, Dave Darling, Goldo
  • Arranger: Dustin Boyer, Chris Canute
  • Art direction: Nick Gamma, Jackie Murphy
  • Design: Nick Gamma, Jackie Murphy
  • Photography: Anthony Mandler
  • Make-up: Agostina Lombardo

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart 31
Dutch Albums Chart 72
U.S. Billboard 200 37

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
AUS
[5]
NZ
[6]
NL US US Adult
2002 "BareNaked" 6 26 73 124 31
2003 "Can I Go Now" 12 8
"—" denotes the single did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Metacritic score
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ Rolling Stone Review at the Wayback Machine (archived January 6, 2007)
  5. ^ "Jennifer Love Hewitt". Australian-charts.com. Archived from the original on 9 August 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Jennifer Love Hewitt". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved July 19, 2010. 

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