Lullaby (Jewel album)

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Lullaby
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Studio album by Jewel
Released May 5, 2009 (2009-05-05)
Genre Children's music
Length 58:22
Label Fisher-Price, Somerset
Producer Jewel Kilcher, Jason Freese
Jewel chronology
Perfectly Clear
(2008)Perfectly Clear2008
Lullaby
(2009)
Sweet and Wild
(2010)Sweet and Wild2010
Singles from Lullaby
  1. "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"
    Released: 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Lullaby is the eighth studio album by American recording artist Jewel, released on May 5, 2009 by Somerset Entertainment, through Fisher-Price Records. It is her first-ever independent release.[2] The album has sold 37,000 copies in the United States as of June 2010.[3]

Background[edit]

Produced by Jewel and recorded at the singer's home studio in Stephenville, Texas, Lullaby contains ten self-penned songs as well as covers of popular nursery rhymes and lullabies.[2] Jewel stated:

"This isn't just a 'kids' album, it's really a mood album—perfect to relax to at the end of a long day. It will soothe and lull children, but was also written and sung for adults to enjoy and unwind with."[2]

Promotion[edit]

In support of the album Jewel appeared on Live with Regis and Kelly, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Today, The Bonnie Hunt Show, and more.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Raven" – 4:07
  2. "All the Animals" – 2:46
  3. "Sweet Dreams for You" – 4:16
  4. "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" – 3:04
  5. "Circle Song" – 3:47
  6. "The Cowboy's Lament" – 3:59
  7. "Day Dream Land" – 3:10
  8. "Sov Gott (Sleep Well)" – 4:44
  9. "Dreamer" – 4:23
  10. "Forever and a Day (Always)" – 3:15
  11. "Gloria" – 6:09
  12. "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" – 4:25
  13. "Angel Standing By" – 2:45
  14. "Simple Gifts" – 2:47
  15. "Brahms Lullaby" – 4:45

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 117
US Independent Albums[4] 13
US Kids Albums[4] 1

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[5] Gold 40,000^

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Lullaby – Jewel". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Lullaby release and media tour". jeweljk.com. May 5, 2009. Archived from the original on May 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ Trust, Gary (June 18, 2010). "Ask Billboard: Jewel, Ciara, Ricky Martin". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 19, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Kids Albums – Week of May 23, 2009". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Jewel – 0304". Music Canada. June 2, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2011.