Misguided Roses

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Misguided Roses
Studio album by Edwin McCain
Released June 24, 1997
Recorded Late 1996 and Early 1997
Genre Alternative rock
Length 62:48
Label Lava Records
Producer Matt Serletic
Edwin McCain chronology
Honor Among Thieves
(1995)
Misguided Roses
(1997)
Messenger
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Misguided Roses is singer/guitarist Edwin McCain's second album released by Lava Records. It was originally issued on June 24, 1997. "I'll Be", a very successful single in 1998, came from this record. Although "I'll Be" was the only successful single from the album, the track "See the Sky Again" also received some airplay. The album was recorded at the House of Therm Studios and Love Grotto, both in Nashville, Tennessee, and Doppler Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by McCain. Except "Stop Thinking 'Bout That" by James Taylor & Daniel Kortchmar

  1. "See the Sky Again" - 4:08
  2. "Grind Me in the Gears" - 4:21
  3. "Cleveland Park" - 4:27
  4. "I'll Be" - 4:25
  5. "How Strange It Seems" - 4:12
  6. "The Rhythm Of Life" - 5:28
  7. "Punish Me" - 5:06
  8. "Darwin's Children" - 4:14
  9. "Take Me" - 4:14
  10. "Stop Thinking 'Bout That, (I've Got To)" - 3:50
  11. "What Matters" - 5:16
  12. "Holy City" - 11:54

Hidden Track:The song "Through The Floor" is in the song "Holy City"

Personnel[edit]

  • Scott Bannevich - bass
  • Larry Chaney - guitar (electric), cuatro, lap steel guitar
  • Beth Nielsen Chapman - vocals (bckgr)
  • Bob Clearmountain - mixing
  • Ashley Cleveland - vocals (bckgr)
  • Eric Darken - percussion, pandeiro
  • Richard Dodd - mixing
  • Larry Freemantle - art direction
  • Kenny Greenberg - guitar (acoustic), dobro, guitar (electric), guitar (12 string), producer
  • Vicki Hampton - vocals (bckgr)
  • Dave Harrison - percussion, drums
  • Bob Ludwig - mastering
  • Clay McBride - photography
  • Edwin McCain - guitar, vocals, group
  • Michael McDonald - vocals (bckgr)
  • Carl Meadows - engineer
  • Hans Neleman - cover design
  • Joseph M. Palmaccio - mastering
  • Matt Rollings - organ, synthesizer, piano, producer, wurlitzer, anvil
  • Matt Serletic - producer
  • Craig Shields - keyboards, sax (alto), sax (baritone), sax (soprano), sax (tenor), wind controller
  • Russ Taff - vocals (bckgr)
  • Jeff Tomei - engineer

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1997 Heatseekers 2
1998 The Billboard 200 73

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1998 "I'll Be" Adult Contemporary 6
1998 "I'll Be" Adult Top 40 6
1998 "I'll Be" The Billboard Hot 100 5
1998 "I'll Be" Top 40 Mainstream 10
1998 "I'll Be" Top 40 Tracks 5
1998 "I'll Be" Top 40 Adult Recurrents 2

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