Can'tneverdidnothin'

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Can'tneverdidnothin'
Nikka Costa - can'tneverdidnothin'.jpg
Studio album by Nikka Costa
Released May 24, 2005
Recorded Stellasound
Length 45:53
Label Virgin
Producer Justin Stanley, Nikka Costa
Nikka Costa chronology
Everybody Got Their Something
(2001)
Can'tneverdidnothin'
(2005)
Pebble to a Pearl
(2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(67%)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyD[4]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[3]
Slant Magazine3/5 stars[5]
The Village Voice(choice cut)[6]

Can'tneverdidnothin' is the second studio album by Nikka Costa. The album was released May 24, 2005, by Virgin Records. It received generally favorable reviews from critics.[1]

Track listing[edit]

2005 retail release[edit]

# Title
1. "Till I Get to You"
Writers: Nikka Costa, Justin Stanley, Craig Ross
3:17
2. "Can'tneverdidnothin'"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
3:10
3. "Fooled Ya Baby"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
4:33
4. "I Gotta Know"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
4:46
5. "Around the World"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
5:22
6. "Swing It Around"
Writers: Costa, Stanley, Shawn Davis
3:15
7. "Funkier Than a Mosquita's Tweeter"
Writers: Aillene Bullock
3:46
8. "On & On"
Writers: Costa, Stanley, Ross
2:53
9. "Happy in the Morning"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
3:33
10. "Hey Love"
Writers: Costa, Stanley, R.J. Manning Jr.
4:02
11. "Fatherless Child"
Writer: Costa
4:20
12. "Sugar in My Bowl" (hidden track)
Writer: Nina Simone
2:11

2004 promotional release[edit]

# Title
1. "I Don't Think We've Met"
Writers: Nikka Costa, Justin Stanley
3:43
2. "Till I Get to You"
Writers: Costa, Stanley, Craig Ross
3:24
3. "I Gotta Know"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
4:30
4. "Around the World"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
5:43
5. "Swing It Around"
Writers: Costa, Stanley, Shawn Davis
3:04
6. "Happy in the Morning"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
3:37
7. "Can'tneverdidnothin'"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
3:04
8. "I'm Gonna Leave You"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
2:56
9. "The Last Time"
Writers: Costa, Stanley
4:35
10. "Hey Love"
Writers: Costa, Stanley, R.J. Manning Jr.
4:02
11. "Fatherless Child"
Writers: Costa
4:22

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Can'tneverdidnothin' adapted from Allmusic[7]

Singles[edit]

  • "I Don't Think We've Met" (Promo only)
  • "Till I Get to You" (Promo only)

Notes[edit]

"Till I Get to You", "Can'tneverdidnothin'", "Swing It Around", "Happy in the Morning", "I Gotta Know", and "Hey Love" are some of the tracks that were remixed and reorganized for the retail release.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cantneverdidnothin at Metacritic
  2. ^ Can'tneverdidnothin' at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on 2007-12-05. Retrieved 2007-09-04. 
  4. ^ Watson, Margeaux (23 May 2005). "Can'tneverdidnothin'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Cinquemani, Sal (2005-05-20). "Nikka Costa can'tneverdidnothin'". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2018-01-04. 
  6. ^ Christgau, Robert (2005-09-27). "Crafts and Lies". The Village Voice. Retrieved 2018-01-04. 
  7. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/cantneverdidnothin-r711161/credits