Lucky (Melissa Etheridge album)

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Lucky
Melissa Etheridge - Lucky.jpg
Studio album by Melissa Etheridge
Released February 10, 2004
Recorded 2003
Genre Rock
Length 54:03
Label Island
Producer Melissa Etheridge,
David N. Cole,
Ross Hogarth,
Rick Parashar,
John Shanks
Melissa Etheridge chronology
Skin
(2001)Skin2001
Lucky
(2004)
Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled
(2005)Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(69/100) [1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars [2]
Billboard(mixed) [3]
Blender2/5 stars [1]
Entertainment WeeklyB− [4]
PopMatters7/10 stars [1][5]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars [6]

Lucky is the eighth album by singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 2004 (see 2004 in music). Lucky made a debut on Billboard chart at #15 with almost 92,000 copies sold. [7]

"Tuesday Morning" is dedicated to the memory of Mark Bingham, his family and friends, paying tribute to all the heroes of 9/11.

Shortly after the album's release, Etheridge was diagnosed with breast cancer and was forced to cancel all promotion to undergo chemotherapy treatments.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Melissa Etheridge, except where noted

  1. "Lucky" – 3:58
  2. "This Moment" (Etheridge, Shanks) – 3:27
  3. "If You Want To" – 3:08
  4. "Breathe" (Armstrong, Dwiggins, Jordan, Randall, Wanninger) – 3:15
  5. "Mercy" (Etheridge, Taylor) – 4:20
  6. "Secret Agent" (Etheridge, Taylor) – 4:52
  7. "Will You Still Love Me" – 4:13
  8. "Meet Me in the Dark" – 5:34
  9. "Tuesday Morning" (Etheridge, Taylor) – 4:49
  10. "Giant" – 5:15
  11. "Come on Out Tonight" – 3:12
  12. "Kiss Me" – 3:54
  13. "When You Find the One" – 4:06

Leftover songs[edit]

  1. "Good Enough"
  2. "Good Girls And Boys" (was recorded on her "Lucky Live" CD/DVD.)

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Melissa Etheridge, David N. Cole, Ross Hogarth, Rick Parashar, John Shanks
  • Engineers: David N. Cole, Marc DeSisto, Ross Hogarth, Terese Joseph, Christian Mack, Rick Parashar, Jeff Rothschild, Mark Valentine
  • Assistant engineers: Keith Armstrong, Jaime Sickora
  • Mixing: Ross Hogarth, Chris Lord-Alge, Geoff Ott, Rick Parashar
  • Digital editing: David Channing, Christian Mack
  • Tracking assistants: Sergio Chavez, Mark Kiczula, Joey Paradise, Jeremy Parker, Shawn "Fox" Phelps
  • A&R: Jeff Fenster, Tara Podolsky, Paul Pontius
  • Production coordination: Steven Girmant
  • Coordination: Shari Sutcliffe
  • Assistants: Chris Reynolds, Honchol Sin, Jason Warner
  • Creative director: Rick Patrick
  • Art direction: Sara Cumings, Jeri Heiden
  • Design: Sara Cumings, Jeri Heiden
  • Illustrations: Tavis Coburn
  • Photography: Cynthia Daniels

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2004 The Billboard 200 15
2004 Top Internet Albums 15

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2004 "Breathe" The Billboard Hot 100 106
2004 "Breathe" Adult Contemporary 22
2004 "Breathe" Adult Top 40 9
2004 "Lucky" Adult Alternative 17
2004 "This Moment" Adult Top 40 34

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Critic reviews at Metacritic
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ "Billboard review". Archived from the original on June 19, 2004. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  4. ^ Feliciano, Kristina (2004-02-13). "Lucky Review". Entertainment Weekly: 72. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  5. ^ PopMatters review
  6. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on February 12, 2008. Retrieved 2007-09-05. 
  7. ^ http://www.mtv.com/news/1485153/norah-jones-tops-a-mil-at-1-kanye-west-settles-for-2/

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