Dig In Deep

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Dig in Deep
Bonnie Raitt Dig in Deep.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 26, 2016
Recorded2010,15
GenreBlues rock, blues, americana
Length52:24
LabelRedwing Records
ProducerBonnie Raitt, Joe Henry[1]
Bonnie Raitt chronology
Slipstream
(2012)
Dig in Deep
(2016)

Dig in Deep is the seventeenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt. The album was released on February 26, 2016, by Redwing Records the first in 14 years to contain original music written by Bonnie.[1][2] The album once again primarily features her longtime band composed of Ricky Fataar on drums, George Marinelli on guitars and James "Hutch" Hutchinson on bass with newer member Mike Finnigan on keyboards.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic82/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]
American Songwriter4/5 stars[5]
Chicago Tribune3/5 stars[6]
Consequence of SoundB[7]
Exclaim!8/10[8]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[9]
Paste8.8/10[10]
PopMatters7/10 stars[11]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[12]

Dig in Deep received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 82 based on 17 reviews, which indicates "universal acclaim".[3] The album earned Raitt a nomination for "Artist of the Year" at the 2016 Americana Music Honors & Awards.

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Year Rank
American Songwriter Top 50 Albums of 2016 2016

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Unintended Consequence of Love"Jon Cleary, Bonnie Raitt4:49
2."Need You Tonight"Andrew Farriss, Michael Hutchence3:19
3."I Knew"Pat McLaughlin4:00
4."All Alone with Something to Say"Steven Dale Jones, Gordon Kennedy3:11
5."What You're Doin' to Me"Raitt4:53
6."Shakin' Shakin' Shakes"T Bone Burnett, Cesar Rosas4:50
7."Undone"Bonnie Bishop4:12
8."If You Need Somebody"George Marinelli, Raitt5:10
9."Gypsy in Me"Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick4:09
10."The Comin' Round Is Going Through"Marinelli, Raitt5:28
11."You've Changed My Mind"Joseph Lee Henry4:08
12."The Ones We Couldn't Be"Raitt4:14

Personnel[edit]

  • Bonnie Raitt – lead vocals, electric slide guitar (1, 2, 3, 6-10), electric guitar (4), acoustic piano (5, 12), percussion (8), backing vocals (8), arrangements (12)
  • George Marinelli – electric guitars (1-10), backing vocals (3, 6, 9, 10), acoustic guitar (4), finger snaps (4)
  • James "Hutch" Hutchinson – bass guitar (1-10)
  • Mike FinniganHammond B3 organ (1, 2, 3, 5-10), clavinet (2), keyboards (3, 7), backing vocals (5, 6, 9), electric piano (9)
  • Ricky Fataar – drums (1-11), percussion (1-9, 11), finger snaps (4), backing vocals (10)

with:

Production[edit]

  • Producers – Bonnie Raitt (Tracks 1-10 & 12); Joe Henry (Track 11).
  • Recorded and Mixed by Ryan Freeland
  • Second Engineer – Pablo Hernandez
  • Third Engineer – Josh Simmons
  • Recorded at Henson Recording Studios (Hollywood, CA); Stampede Origin (Culver City, CA); The Garfield House (Pasedena, CA).
  • Mixed at Stampede Origin
  • Digital Technician – Boyz Bieber
  • Mastered by Kim Rosen at Knack Mastering (Ringwood, NJ).
  • Project Coordinator – Kathy Kane
  • Art Direction and Design – Norman Moore at DesignartLA.com.
  • Photography – Marina Chavez, Molly Bosted, Linda Posnick and Jason Farrell.
  • Video Editor – Jason Farrell
  • Make-up – Lori Depp
  • Stylist – Kate Lindsey
  • Prop Stylists – David Browne and Eddie Burke
  • Management and Label – Kathy Kane, assisted by Annie Heller-Gutwillig and Chloe Monahan.
  • Bass and Guitar Wrangler – Manny Alvarez

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA) 70
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders) 29
Canadian Albums (Billboard) 37
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts) 23
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade) 80
UK Albums (OCC) 35
UK Americana (OCC) 1
US Billboard 200 11
US Americana (AMA) 1
US Blues (Billboard) 1
US Folk (Billboard) 1
US Rock (Billboard) 3

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2016 "Gypsy in Me" Triple A 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Blistein, Jon (October 21, 2015). "Bonnie Raitt Set to 'Dig In Deep' on New Album". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  2. ^ "Dig in Deep by Bonnie Raitt on iTunes". Itunes.apple.com. 2016-02-25. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for Dig in Deep by Bonnie Raitt". Metacritic. 2016-02-27. Retrieved 2016-02-27.
  4. ^ Thom Jurek (2016-02-26). "Dig in Deep - Bonnie Raitt | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-02-27.
  5. ^ Horowitz, Hal (2016-02-21). "Bonnie Raitt: Dig In Deep". American Songwriter. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  6. ^ "Bonnie Raitt plays rough, and it sounds good". Chicago Tribune. 2016-02-19. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  7. ^ Madden, Michael (2015-11-15). "Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  8. ^ Thierry Côté (2016-02-24). "Bonnie Raitt Dig in Deep". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  9. ^ Vain, Madison (2016-02-26). "Bonnie Raitt's 'Dig in Deep': EW Review". EW.com. Retrieved 2016-02-27.
  10. ^ "Bonnie Raitt: Dig In Deep Review". Pastemagazine.com. 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-03-19.
  11. ^ "Bonnie Raitt: Dig in Deep". PopMatters. 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2016-03-19.
  12. ^ Fricke, David (2016-02-22). "Bonnie Raitt's New Album: Dig In Deep". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2016-02-25.
  13. ^ "American Songwriter's Top 50 Albums of 2016". American Songwriter. December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016.