Whaler (album)

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Whaler
Studio album by Sophie B. Hawkins
Released October 18, 1994
Recorded March – August 1994
Genre Adult contemporary
Length 47:48
Label Columbia
Producer Steve Lipson
Sophie B. Hawkins chronology
Tongues and Tails
(1992)
Whaler
(1994)
Timbre
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]
Los Angeles Times 2/4 stars[3]
Robert Christgau (dud)[4]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[5]

Whaler is the second album by American singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Sophie B. Hawkins, except where noted.

  1. "Right Beside You" (Chertoff, Hawkins, Lerman) – 4:47
  2. "Did We Not Choose Each Other" – 4:25
  3. "Don't Don't Tell Me No" – 4:53
  4. "As I Lay Me Down" – 4:08
  5. "Swing from Limb to Limb (My Home Is in Your Jungle)" – 4:15
  6. "True Romance" – 2:23
  7. "Let Me Love You Up" – 3:26
  8. "Only Love (The Ballad of Sleeping Beauty)" – 5:05
  9. "I Need Nothing Else" – 4:17
  10. "Sometimes I See" – 4:40
  11. "Mr. Tugboat Hello" – 5:30

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Steve Lipson
  • Engineer: Heff Moraes
  • Programming: Sophie B. Hawkins, Steve Lipson
  • Art direction: Christopher Austopchuk, Nicky Lindeman
  • Design: Chika Azuma, Nicky Lindeman
  • Photography: Merri Cyr, Mark Hanauer

Charts[edit]

Album
Year Chart Position
1995 USA (The Billboard 200) 65
1995 New Zealand 13
1995 Australia 31

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1994 "Right Beside You" Billboard Hot 100 56
Top 40 Mainstream 24
1995 "As I Lay Me Down" Adult Contemporary 1
Adult Top 40 1
Billboard Hot 100 6
Top 40 Mainstream 3
1996 Top 40 Adult Recurrents 1
"Only Love (The Ballad of Sleeping Beauty)" Adult Contemporary 22
Adult Top 40 19
The Billboard Hot 100 49
Top 40 Mainstream 22

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Whaler (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Tucker, Ken (1994-08-05). "Whaler Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-02-26. 
  3. ^ Rosenbluth, Jean (1994-07-31). "A Crazy-Quilt of Styles Unravels at the Seams". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2013-02-26. 
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Sophie B. Hawkins". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2013-02-26. 
  5. ^ Evans, Paul (1994-08-11). "Sophie B. Hawkins: Whaler : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2006-05-12. Retrieved 2013-02-26. 

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