Bend Me, Shape Me (album)

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Bend Me, Shape Me
Bend Me, Shape Me (album) cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1968
RecordedUniversal Recording Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
GenrePop, rock
Length29:42
LabelActa
ProducerBill Traut
The American Breed chronology
The American Breed
(1967)
Bend Me, Shape Me
(1968)
Pumpkin, Powder, Scarlet & Green
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Bend Me, Shape Me is the second album from the 1960s jazz–rock group The American Breed, released in February 1968. The album peaked at #99 on Billboard's pop albums chart, and the title song became the group's only Top 10 hit, reaching #5 on Billboard's pop singles chart in February 1968. The album and the single both went gold, and remains the group's biggest selling album to this day. The only other major hit single from this album was "Green Light" (#39).

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No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Green Light"Annette Tucker, Nancy Mantz2:15
2."Don't It Make You Cry"Al Ciner3:10
3."Mindrocker"Keith Colley, Linda Colley2:38
4."Bird"Al Ciner, Gary Loizzo2:39
5."Something You've Got"Chris Kenner2:47
6."Don't Make Me Leave You"Martin Siegel, Scott English2:18
7."Bend Me, Shape Me"Larry Weiss, Scott English2:25
8."Before and After"Van McCoy2:45
9."Sometime in the Morning"Gerry Goffin, Carole King2:20
10."I've Been Tryin'"Curtis Mayfield3:05
11."No Easy Way Down"Gerry Goffin, Carole King3:20

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