Me Myself I

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Me Myself I
Me Myself I - Joan Armatrading.jpg
Studio album by Joan Armatrading
Released 1980
Recorded March 1980
Studio The Record Plant, New York City
Genre Pop
Length 35:48
Label A&M
Producer Richard Gottehrer
Joan Armatrading chronology
How Cruel
(1979)How Cruel1979
Me Myself I
(1980)
Walk Under Ladders
(1981)Walk Under Ladders1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Smash Hits 6/10[2]

Me Myself I is an album by Joan Armatrading. Released in 1980, the album was Armatrading's highest ever chart placing both in the UK (no.5) and in the US (no.28). In Australia, the album peaked at no.13.[3] It was certified "Gold" in the UK by the BPI in July 1980.

The title track became one of her most successful singles, peaking at no.21 over an 11-week stay in the UK charts.[4] It was also used in the soundtrack of an Australian movie of the same title made in 1999. "All the Way From America" was a minor hit, peaking at no.54 in the UK charts.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Joan Armatrading.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Me Myself I" (released as a single; bass: Marcus Miller) 3:16
2. "Ma-Me-O-Beach" 3:00
3. "Friends" (guitar: Ricky Hirsh) 3:05
4. "Is It Tomorrow Yet" (piano: Phillip St John; bass: Marcus Miller) 3:31
5. "Turn out the Light" 4:19
Side two
No. Title Length
6. "When You Kisses Me" (piano: Clifford Carter) 3:14
7. "All the Way from America" (released as a single) 4:49
8. "Feeling in My Heart (for You)" 3:36
9. "Simon" 3:40
10. "I Need You" 2:44

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Thom Panunzio – engineer
  • Gregg Caruso – assistant engineer
  • Chuck Beeson – art direction, design
  • Brian Hagiwara – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Hepworth, David. "Albums". Smash Hits (29 May – 11 June 1980): 30. 
  3. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (Illustrated ed.). St. Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. p. 19. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  4. ^ a b "Official Charts: Joan Armatrading". Official Charts.com. Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 August 2016.