How Sweet It Is (Joan Osborne album)

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How Sweet It Is
Osborne How Sweet It Is.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 17, 2002
LabelCompendia 9365
ProducerJoan Osborne, John Leventhal, Rick DePofi
Joan Osborne chronology
Righteous Love
How Sweet It Is
One of Us
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Blender3/5 stars[1]
Q2/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[4]
Uncut3/5 stars[5]

How Sweet It Is is a cover album by Joan Osborne. It was released on September 17, 2002 by Compendia.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'll Be Around" (Thom Bell, Phil Hurtt)
  2. "Think" (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White)
  3. "How Sweet It Is" (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland)
  4. "Smiling Faces Sometimes" (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield)
  5. "Love's in Need of Love Today" (Stevie Wonder)
  6. "These Arms of Mine" (Otis Redding)
  7. "Only You Know and I Know" (Dave Mason)
  8. "War" (Strong, Whitfield)
  9. "Why Can't We Live Together" (Timmy Thomas)
  10. "Axis: Bold as Love" (Jimi Hendrix)
  11. "The Weight" (Robbie Robertson)
  12. "Everybody Is a Star" (Sly Stone)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 19


Mixed By – Kevin Killen
Producer – John Leventhal, Rick Depofi [6]


  1. ^ a b c "Critic Reviews for How Sweet It Is". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-03-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Deming, Mark. "How Sweet It Is - Joan Osborne". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ PopMatters review
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on April 9, 2009. Retrieved 2007-10-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  5. ^ "Joan Osborne - How Sweet It Is". Uncut: 84. February 2003. Retrieved 2013-03-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Joan Osborne: How Sweet It Is

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