Burn to Shine (album)

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Burn to Shine
Studio album by Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals
Released September 21, 1999
Genre Alternative rock, blues rock, soul
Length 54:29
Label VRA
Producer J.P. Plunier
Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals chronology
The Will to Live
(1997)
Burn to Shine
(1999)
Live from Mars
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (6.0/10)[2]

Burn to Shine is an album by Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, released in 1999 on Virgin Records America. The album shows Harper working within many different genres, including blues, rock, soul, and folk. The songs "Steal My Kisses" and "Suzie Blue" became successful on college radio. Like most other Harper albums, different versions were released in different regions within varying bonus material.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ben Harper.

  1. "Alone" – 3:58
  2. "The Woman in You" – 5:41
  3. "Less" – 4:05
  4. "Two Hands of a Prayer" – 7:50
  5. "Please Bleed" – 4:37
  6. "Suzie Blue" – 4:29
  7. "Steal My Kisses" – 4:05
  8. "Burn to Shine" – 3:34
  9. "Show Me a Little Shame" – 3:44
  10. "Forgiven" – 5:17
  11. "Beloved One" – 4:03
  12. "In The Lord's Arms" – 3:06

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: J.P. Plunier
  • Engineers: Eric Sarafin, Dan Steinberg
  • Assistant engineer: Dan Steinberg
  • Mixing: Eric Sarafin
  • Mixing assistant: Steve Gamberoni, Geoff Walcha
  • Mastering: Dave Collins
  • String arrangements: Suzie Katayama
  • Art direction: J.P. Plunier
  • Design: Tom Dolan, Mike King, J.P. Plunier
  • Photography: Annalisa
  • Illustrations: Mike King
  • Research: Ben Elder

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1999 The Billboard 200 67

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2000 "Steal My Kisses" Adult Top 40 15

Notes[edit]