Born to Be (album)

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Born To Be
Studio album by Melanie
Released 1968
Genre Pop
Label Buddah Records
Producer Peter Schekeryk
Melanie chronology
Born to Be
Affectionately Melanie
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Born to Be is singer Melanie's debut album, released on Buddah Records in 1968.

Following Melanie's success at the Woodstock Festival in 1969 Buddha repackaged and reissued the album as My First Album.

Song listing[edit]

All songs written by Melanie Safka except where noted.

  1. "In The Hour"
  2. "I'm Back In Town"
  3. "Bobo's Party"
  4. "Mr. Tambourine Man" (Bob Dylan)
  5. "Momma, Momma"
  6. "I Really Loved Harold"
  7. "Animal Crackers"
  8. "Christopher Robin Is Saying His Prayers"
  9. "Close To It All"
  10. "Merry Christmas"


  • Roger Kellaway – Arranger
  • Melanie – Guitar, Vocals
  • Peter Schekeryk – Producer
  • Bruce Staple – Engineer