Never Enough (Melissa Etheridge album)

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Never Enough
Melissa Etheridge - Never Enough.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 17, 1992
Recorded1992
StudioA&M Studios, Hollywood, CA
GenreRock
Length45:15
LabelIsland
ProducerMelissa Etheridge, Kevin McCormick
Melissa Etheridge chronology
Brave and Crazy
(1989)
Never Enough
(1992)
Yes I Am
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
Q4/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[4]

Never Enough is the third album by singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, released in 1992 (see 1992 in music). As of 2010, the album has sold 997,000 copies in the United States alone, according to Nielsen SoundScan.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Melissa Etheridge, except where noted

  1. "Ain't It Heavy" – 4:20
  2. "2001" – 4:36
  3. "Dance Without Sleeping" (Etheridge, Lewak, McCormick) – 5:40
  4. "Place Your Hand" – 3:24
  5. "Must Be Crazy for Me" – 3:43
  6. "Meet Me in the Back" – 4:02
  7. "The Boy Feels Strange" – 4:31
  8. "Keep It Precious" – 6:13
  9. "The Letting Go" – 3:05
  10. "It's for You" (Etheridge, McCormick) – 5:41

Personnel[edit]


Production[edit]

  • Arranged and produced by Melissa Etheridge and Kevin McCormick
  • Recorded by Gabe Veltri
  • Mixed by Kevin McCormick and Gabe Veltri; assisted by John Aguto, Greg Goldman and Randy Wine
  • Mastered by Stephen Marcussen
  • Art Direction by Norm Ung
  • Photography by Dennis Keeley

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 8
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[7] 7
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[8] 17
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[9] 12
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[10] 34
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[11] 12
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 12
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 56
US Billboard 200[14] 21

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1992 "Ain't It Heavy" Mainstream Rock Tracks[15] 10
1992 "Dance Without Sleeping" Adult Contemporary[16] 24

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Canada (Music Canada)[17] Platinum 100,000^
Netherlands (NVPI)[18] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[19] Platinum 1,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic Review
  2. ^ "Never Enough". ew.com. April 3, 1992.
  3. ^ "Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough CD Album Holland". www.cduniverse.com.
  4. ^ "Melissa Etheridge: Never Enough : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". archive.org. February 12, 2008. Archived from the original on February 12, 2008.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ Trust, Gary (August 5, 2010). "Ask Billboard: Records About Records". Billboard. Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  6. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough". Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough" (in German). Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts.
  10. ^ "Charts.nz – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough". Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough". Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough". Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Melissa Etheridge | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart.
  14. ^ "Melissa Etheridge Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  15. ^ "Melissa Etheridge – Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved December 30, 2016.
  16. ^ "Melissa Etheridge – Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved December 30, 2016.
  17. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough". Music Canada. Retrieved February 17, 2020.
  18. ^ "Dutch album certifications – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. Retrieved February 17, 2020. Enter Never Enough in the "Artiest of titel" box.
  19. ^ "American album certifications – Melissa Etheridge – Never Enough". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 17, 2020. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.