Something Up My Sleeve

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Something Up My Sleeve
Studio album by Suzy Bogguss
Released September 21, 1993
Genre Country (New Traditionalist)
Length 34:22
Label Liberty
Producer Suzy Bogguss
Jimmy Bowen
Suzy Bogguss chronology
Voices in the Wind
(1992)
Something Up My Sleeve
(1993)
Greatest Hits
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly B link

Something Up My Sleeve is the fifth studio album by the American country music singer-songwriter Suzy Bogguss, released in 1993 on Liberty Records. Something Up My Sleeve produced two Top 10 singles: "Just Like the Weather" and "Hey Cinderella", which Bogguss co-wrote with Grammy-nominated songwriters Matraca Berg and Gary Harrison. Two other singles, "You Wouldn't Say That to a Stranger" and "Souvenirs", were less successful, both failing to make Top 40.

The UK release included the bonus track "Take It to the Limit," which Bogguss recorded for the Eagles tribute album, Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Diamonds and Tears" (Matraca Berg, Gary Harrison) – 3:19
  2. "Just Like the Weather" (Suzy Bogguss, Doug Crider) – 3:17
  3. "I Keep Comin' Back to You" (Beth Nielsen Chapman, Bill Lloyd) – 3:04
  4. "You Never Will" (Bogguss, Crider, Steve Dorff) – 3:26
  5. "You'd Be the One" (Bogguss, Pat Bunch, Crider) – 3:15
  6. "Hey Cinderella" (Berg, Bogguss, Harrison) – 4:04
  7. "Souvenirs" (Gretchen Peters) – 4:09
  8. "You Wouldn't Say That to a Stranger" (Bunch, Crider) – 3:19
  9. "No Green Eyes" (Bogguss, Bunch, Crider) – 2:36
  10. "Something Up My Sleeve" (Suzanne Ragsdale, Verlon Thompson) - 3:30

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Jimmy Bowen, Suzy Bogguss
  • Engineer: John Guess, Marty Williams, Gabe Veltry
  • Assistant Engineer: Ken Hutton, Marty Williams, Derek Bason
  • Vocal Engineer: Marty Williams
  • String Engineer: Gabe Veltry
  • Mixing: John Guess
  • Digital Editing, Mastering: Glenn Meadows
  • Conductor, String Arrangements: David Campbell
  • Concert Master: Sid Page
  • Creative Director: Sherri Halford
  • Art Direction: Virginia Team
  • Design: Jerry Joyner
  • Photography: Randee Saint Nicholas
  • Hair Stylist, Make-Up: Eric Barnard
  • Distributor: EMI Music Dist.
  • Studio: Emerald Sound Studio, Nashville, TN.

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 27
U.S. Billboard 200 121

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1993 "Just Like the Weather" 5 5
"Hey Cinderella" 5 2
1994 "You Wouldn't Say That to a Stranger" 43 40
"Souvenirs" 65 84

Certifications[edit]

RIAA Certification

Cert. Date Country Award
9/28/95 USA Gold

Release details[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalog
US 1993 Liberty CD 89261
CS 89261
US 1998 EMI-Capitol Special Markets CD 20003