Love Tattoo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Love Tattoo
A pink-saturated picture of a woman sitting at a diner table. White text reads "Imelda May Love Tattoo."
Studio album by Imelda May
Released 20 October 2008 (2008-10-20)
Recorded September 2007– March 2008 at Embassy Studios in Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Genre Rockabilly
Length 39:52
Label Universal
Producer Imelda May
Imelda May chronology
No Turning Back
(2003)
Love Tattoo
(2008)
Mayhem
(2010)
Singles from Love Tattoo
  1. "Johnny Got a Boom Boom"
    Released: 28 January 2009 (2009-01-28)
  2. "Big Bad Handsome Man"
    Released: 13 April 2009 (2009-04-13)

Love Tattoo is the second studio album by the Irish rockabilly musician Imelda May, released on 20 October 2008 on Universal Music.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
PopMatters 6/10[1]
RTÉ 4/5 stars [2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Imelda May unless otherwise noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Johnny Got a Boom Boom"     2:59
2. "Feel Me"     2:57
3. "Knock 123"     5:27
4. "Wild About My Lovin'"   Traditional, arr. May 3:15
5. "Big Bad Handsome Man"     2:43
6. "Love Tattoo"     2:55
7. "Meet You at The Moon"     2:47
8. "Smokers' Song"     2:37
9. "Smotherin' Me"     2:42
10. "Falling in Love With You Again"     4:07
11. "It's Your Voodoo Working"   Charles Sheffield 3:12
12. "Watcha Gonna Do"     3:42
Total length:
39:52
Limited edition[3] bonus disc
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "My Babe" (live)   3:05
2. "Don't Do Me No Wrong" (live)   3:07
3. "Big Bad Handsome Man" (live)   3:03
4. "Wild About My Lovin'" (live) Traditional, arr. May 3:11
5. "Falling in Love with You Again" (live)   5:22
6. "Watcha Gonna Do" (live)   3:43
7. "Johnny Got a Boom Boom" (live)   3:05
8. "Rollin' and Tumblin'" (live) Traditional, arr. May 5:40
Total length:
30:16

Personnel[edit]

All personnel credits adapted from Love Tattoo '​s liner notes.[4]

Performers
Design personnel
  • Jules Vegas – photography

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart[5] 58
Chart (2009) Peak
position
Irish Albums Chart[6] 1
US Billboard Heatseekers Albums[7] 12
Chart (2011) Peak
position
French SNEP Albums Chart[8] 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin, Erin Lyndal (12 August 2009). "Imelda May: Love Tattoo". PopMatters. PopMatters Media. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Guerin, Harry (18 February 2009). "Imelda May – Love Tattoo". RTÉ Ten. Raidió Teilifís Éireann. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Imelda May – Love Tattoo – Special Edition CD Album". Decca Records. Universal Music. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Love Tattoo (CD). Imelda May. Universal Music. 2008. 1790561. 
  5. ^ "Imelda May | Artist". Official Charts Company. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Discography Imelda May". irish-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Love Tattoo – Imelda May: Awards". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Imelda May – Love Tattoo". lescharts.com (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 January 2013.