Real Live Woman

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Real Live Woman
Studio album by Trisha Yearwood
Released March 28, 2000
Genre Country
Length 47:58
Label MCA Nashville
Producer Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood chronology
Where Your Road Leads
(1998)
Real Live Woman
(2000)
Inside Out
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com (favorable)[1]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Chicago Tribune (favorable)[3]
Entertainment Weekly A−[4]
People (favorable)[5]
PopMatters (favorable)[6]
Q 3/5 stars[7]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[8]

Real Live Woman is the eighth album by country singer Trisha Yearwood.

The album reached #4 on the Billboard country albums chart. It produced a #16 hit on the Billboard country music charts in "Real Live Woman" and a #45 hit in "Where Are You Now". The latter was only the second single of Yearwood's career to miss Top 40 in the U.S.

The album covers a song by Bruce Springsteen called "Sad Eyes," a song by Linda Ronstadt titled, "Try Me Again," and a song by Bonnie Raitt called "Wild For You Baby." Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Jackson Browne provide harmony vocals for some of the album's tracks. It was given 3 out of 5 stars by Allmusic.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Where Are You Now" (Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kim Richey) — 3:10
  2. "One Love" (Al Anderson, Gary Nicholson, Kimmie Rhodes) — 4:25
  3. "Sad Eyes" (Bruce Springsteen) — 4:10
  4. "Some Days" (Mark Selby, Tia Sillers) — 3:51
  5. "I Did" (Spady Brannan, John Nance Sharp) — 3:53
  6. "Try Me Again" (Andrew Gold, Linda Ronstadt) — 4:28
  7. "Too Bad You're No Good" (Paul Craft, Cadillac Holmes) — 3:50
  8. "Real Live Woman" (Bobbie Cryner) — 3:55
  9. "I'm Still Alive" (Anderson, Matraca Berg) — 4:03
  10. "Wild for You Baby" (David Batteau, Tom Snow) — 4:32
  11. "Come Back When It Ain't Rainin'" (Berg, Harlan Howard) — 3:14
  12. "When a Love Song Sings the Blues" (Berg, Ronnie Samoset) — 4:27

Australian bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "You're Where I Belong" (Diane Warren) — 4:15 (also available on the Japan pressing)
  2. "Something So Right" (Paul Simon) — 4:11

Personnel[edit]

Musical[edit]

Technical[edit]

  • Chuck Ainlay — mixing
  • Matt Andrews — engineer
  • Jeff Balding — engineer
  • Chris Ferrara — design
  • Sheri McCoy — stylist
  • Denny Purcell — mastering
  • Dave Sinko — engineer
  • Maria Smoot — hair stylist
  • Andrew Southam — photography
  • Sonya Watson — design
  • Trisha Yearwood — producer

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 4
U.S. Billboard 200 27
Canadian RPM Country Albums 6

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions
US Country US CAN Country
2000 "Real Live Woman" 16 81 20
"Where Are You Now" 45 42

References[edit]