Breakfast in Bed (album)

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Breakfast in Bed
Joan Osborne - Breakfast in Bed.jpg
Studio album by
LabelTime Life M19433
ProducerTor Hyams
Joan Osborne chronology
Pretty Little Stranger
Breakfast in Bed
Little Wild One
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars link
IGN(7.4/10) link
The Music Box3/5 stars link
Slant Magazine2.5/5 stars link
Stylus MagazineC link

Breakfast in Bed is the fifth studio album released by blues artist Joan Osborne. It was produced by Tor Hyams and 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' "Heat Wave", and Jimmy Ruffin's "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted?"

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I've Got to Use My Imagination" (Gerry Goffin, Barry Goldberg)
  2. "Ain't No Sunshine" (Bill Withers)
  3. "Midnight Train to Georgia" (Jim Weatherly)
  4. "Baby Is a Butterfly" (Osborne)
  5. "Breakfast in Bed" (Eddie Hinton, Donnie Fritts)
  6. "Cream Dream" (Osborne)
  7. "Natural High" (Charles McCormick)
  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" (Winfred Lovett)
  15. "Heat Wave" (Holland–Dozier–Holland)
  16. "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" (William Weatherspoon, James Dean, Paul Riser)
  17. "Everybody Needs a Friend" (Curtis Mayfield) (bonus track)

Chart performance[edit]

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