Brave and Crazy

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Brave and Crazy
Melissa Etheridge - Brave and Crazy.jpg
Studio album by Melissa Etheridge
Released September 11, 1989
Recorded January 24 – May 26, 1989
Studio A&M Studios, Hollywood, CA and Devonshire Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Genre Rock
Length 44:13
Label Island
Producer Melissa Etheridge,
Niko Bolas,
Kevin McCormick
Melissa Etheridge chronology
Melissa Etheridge
(1988)
Brave and Crazy
(1989)
Never Enough
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Q 4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2/5 stars[3]

Brave and Crazy is the second album by singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1989 (see 1989 in music).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Melissa Etheridge, except where noted.

  1. "No Souvenirs" – 4:33
  2. "Brave and Crazy" – 4:37
  3. "You Used to Love to Dance" – 5:33
  4. "The Angels" – 4:38
  5. "You Can Sleep While I Drive" – 3:14
  6. "Testify" (Etheridge, McCormick) – 4:28
  7. "Let Me Go" – 3:56
  8. "My Back Door" – 4:24
  9. "Skin Deep" – 3:10
  10. "Royal Station 4/16" – 7:08

Note

  • The album lists the running time of two songs incorrectly: "You Used to Love to Dance" actually runs 5:33 (not 4:33) and "Royal Station 4/16" runs 7:08 (not 6:40). The correct times are printed on the disc itself.

Personnel[edit]

Production

  • Niko Bolas – producer, mixing, engineer
  • Niko Bolas, Bob Vogt – engineer,
  • Tom Banghart – assistant engineer
  • Larry Goodwin – assistant engineer
  • Randy Wine – assistant engineer
  • Dennis Keeley – photography
  • Robin Fredriksz – make-up

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1989 The Billboard 200 22

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1989 "Let Me Go" Mainstream Rock Tracks 13
1989 "No Souvenirs" Mainstream Rock Tracks 9
1989 "No Souvenirs" Modern Rock Tracks 18
1989 "No Souvenirs" The Billboard Hot 100 95
1990 "The Angels" Mainstream Rock Tracks 34

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Wachtel is credited for guitar, on AllMusic, but this is a known error, and he is not credited on Discogs.[4] Mauricio Fritz Sewak is also credited on bass, but this is likely a mistaken over-crediting of the drummer Mauricio-Fritz Lewak.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Album Reviews at CD Universe
  3. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 283. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  4. ^ a b Discogs