Come On Come On

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Come On Come On
Studio album by Mary Chapin Carpenter
Released June 30, 1992
Recorded 1992, Bias Studios, Springfield, Virginia
Genre Country
Length 49:22
Label Columbia Nashville
Producer Mary Chapin Carpenter
John Jennings
Steve Buckingham
Mary Chapin Carpenter chronology
Shooting Straight in the Dark
(1990)
Come On Come On
(1992)
Stones in the Road
(1994)

Come On Come On is the fourth album by Mary Chapin Carpenter. Seven of its tracks became Billboard Hot Country Singles hits in 1992, 1993, and 1994. They were, chronologically, "I Feel Lucky" at #4, "Not Too Much to Ask" (a duet with Joe Diffie) at #15, "Passionate Kisses" at #4, "The Hard Way" at #11, "The Bug" (a cover of a Dire Straits song) at #16, "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" at #2, and "I Take My Chances" also at #2. The album topped out at #6 on the Billboard Country Albums chart.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Chicago Tribune 3.5/4 stars [2]
Entertainment Weekly A [3]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars [4]
Q 4/5 stars [5]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars [6]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mary Chapin Carpenter except where noted.

  1. "The Hard Way" – 4:23
  2. "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" (Mary Chapin Carpenter, Don Schlitz) – 4:04
  3. "Rhythm of the Blues" – 3:49
  4. "I Feel Lucky" (Carpenter, Schlitz)– 3:33
  5. "The Bug" (Mark Knopfler) – 3:48
  6. "Not Too Much to Ask" (Carpenter, Schlitz) – 3:24
  7. "Passionate Kisses" (Lucinda Williams) – 3:23
  8. "Only a Dream" – 5:34
  9. "I Am a Town" – 5:06
  10. "Walking Through Fire" – 4:04
  11. "I Take My Chances" (Carpenter, Schlitz) – 3:47
  12. "Come On Come On" – 4:51

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Mary Chapin Carpenter and John Jennings except "The Bug", which was produced by Mary Chapin Carpenter, John Jennings, and Steve Buckingham.
  • Recorded and mixed by Bob Dawson and Marshall Morgan
  • Engineered by Toby Seay

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeGagne, Mike; Jurek, Thom. Come On Come On at AllMusic. Retrieved 9 September 2006.
  2. ^ Hurst, Jack (August 13, 1992). "Mary-Chapin Carpenter Come On Come On (Columbia)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Browne, David (July 17, 1992). "Carin' Carpenter: Come On Come On Mary Chapin Carpenter > Music Review". Entertainment Weekly (127). p. 55. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Cromelin, Richard (July 12, 1992). "Record Rack: Mary Chapin Carpenter, "Come On Come On"". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Mary-Chapin Carpenter - Come On Come On CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  6. ^ Berger, Arion (September 3, 1992). "Mary Chapin Carpenter: Come On Come On : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone (638). p. 68. Archived from the original on 14 August 2009. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  7. ^ a b Come On Come On - Mary Chapin Carpenter > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
  8. ^ Come On Come On - Mary Chapin Carpenter > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2011.