Blurring the Edges

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Blurring the Edges
Meredith Brooks - Blurring the Edges.jpg
Studio album by Meredith Brooks
Released May 6, 1997
August 11, 1997 (UK)
Recorded 1996
Genre Alternative rock
Length 50:55
Label Capitol
Producer Geza X, David Ricketts
Meredith Brooks chronology
Blurring the Edges
See It Through My Eyes
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
Robert Christgau(neither)[3]

Blurring the Edges is the debut studio album by the American singer-songwriter Meredith Brooks. It was produced by Geza X and David Ricketts. It was released through Capitol Records on May 6, 1997. It became a huge commercial success, going double platinum in Canada and platinum in the United States.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Meredith Brooks; all music composed by Meredith Brooks, except where noted.

1."I Need"Brooks, Shelly Peiken4:10
2."Bitch"Brooks, Peiken4:12
3."Somedays"Brooks, Larry Dvoskin3:45
4."Watched You Fall"Brooks, Christopher Ward4:50
5."Pollyanne"Brooks, Peiken3:14
6."Shatter"Brooks, Peiken3:59
7."My Little Town"Brooks, John Corey, Stan Lynch3:59
8."What Would Happen" 5:16
9."It Don't Get Better"Brooks, Kevin Dukes4:12
10."Birthday"Brooks, Peiken3:14
11."Stop"Brooks, Dvoskin5:00
12."Wash My Hands"Brooks, Dvoskin, Peiken5:04
Total length:50:55


Credits adapted from the Blurring the Edges liner notes.[4]



  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (1997-05-05). "Blurring the Edges - Meredith Brooks | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-03-27. 
  2. ^ Mirkin, Steven (1997-05-16). "Blurring the Edges Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Meredith Brooks". Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  4. ^ Blurring the Edges (liner notes). Meredith Brooks. Capitol. 1997. 7243 8 36919 2 0. 
  5. ^ "Meredith Brooks Billboard Albums Chart". 
  6. ^ "Meredith Brooks - Blurring the Edges" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 6 September 2016. 
  7. ^ "Top 100 Album-Jahrescharts" (in German). GfK Entertainment. Retrieved September 8, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Gold and Platinum Search". Canadian Recording Industry Association. 
  9. ^ "Gold & Platinum". RIAA. Retrieved 2016-03-27.