Breakfast in Bed (album)

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Breakfast in Bed
Joan Osborne - Breakfast in Bed.jpg
Studio album by Joan Osborne
Released 2007
Genre R&B
Label Time Life M19433
Producer Tor Hyams
Joan Osborne chronology
Pretty Little Stranger
Breakfast in Bed
Little Wild One
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
IGN (7.4/10) link
The Music Box 3/5 stars link
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars link
Stylus Magazine C link

Breakfast in Bed is the fifth studio album released by blues artist Joan Osborne. It was released in 2007 by Time Life.[1] The album mostly contains soul cover songs from the 1970s and 1980s, including "I've Got to Use My Imagination" and "Midnight Train to Georgia", both made popular by Gladys Knight & the Pips. The album also contains six original songs.

Standing in the Shadows of Motown[edit]

Two cover songs that Osborne sang live from the documentary movie, Standing in the Shadows of Motown are featured at the end of this album: Martha and the Vandellas' "Heatwave", and Jimmy Ruffin's "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted?"

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I've Got to Use My Imagination"
  2. "Ain't No Sunshine" (Bill Withers)
  3. "Midnight Train to Georgia"
  4. "Baby Is a Butterfly" (Osborne)
  5. "Breakfast in Bed" (Eddie Hinton, Donnie Fritts)
  6. "Cream Dream" (Osborne)
  7. "Natural High"
  8. "Heart of Stone" (Osborne)
  9. "Sara Smile" (Daryl Hall and John Oates)
  10. "Eliminate the Night" (Osborne)
  11. "Break Up to Make Up" (Thom Bell, Linda Creed, Kenneth Gamble)
  12. "I Know What's Goin' On" (Osborne)
  13. "Alone with You" (Osborne)
  14. "Kiss and Say Goodbye"
  15. "Heat Wave"
  16. "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted"
  17. "Everybody Needs a Friend" (bonus track)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 160