How Sweet It Is (Joan Osborne album)

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How Sweet It Is
Studio album by Joan Osborne
Released September 17, 2002
Genre Rock
Length 58:19
Label Compendia 9365
Producer Joan Osborne, John Leventhal, Rick DePofi
Joan Osborne chronology
Righteous Love
(2000)
How Sweet It Is
(2002)
One of Us
(2005)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (70/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Blender 3/5 stars[1]
PopMatters (favorable)[3]
Q 2/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (favorable)[4]
Uncut 3/5 stars[5]

How Sweet It Is is a cover album by Joan Osborne. It was released on September 17, 2002 by Compendia.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'll Be Around" (Thom Bell, Phil Hurtt)
  2. "Think" (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White)
  3. "How Sweet It Is" (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland)
  4. "Smiling Faces Sometimes" (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield)
  5. "Love's in Need of Love Today" (Stevie Wonder)
  6. "These Arms of Mine" (Otis Redding)
  7. "Only You Know and I Know" (Dave Mason)
  8. "War" (Strong, Whitfield)
  9. "Why Can't We Live Together" (Timmy Thomas)
  10. "Axis: Bold as Love" (Jimi Hendrix)
  11. "The Weight" (Robbie Robertson)
  12. "Everybody Is a Star" (Sly Stone)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 19

Credits[edit]

Mixed By – Kevin Killen
Producer – John Leventhal, Rick Depofi[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Critic Reviews for How Sweet It Is". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  2. ^ Deming, Mark. "How Sweet It Is - Joan Osborne". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  3. ^ PopMatters review
  4. ^ Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived April 9, 2009)
  5. ^ "Joan Osborne - How Sweet It Is". Uncut: 84. February 2003. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  6. ^ Joan Osborne: How Sweet It Is

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