Nick of Time (album)

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Nick of Time
BonnieRaittNickofTime.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 21, 1989
Recorded1988
StudioOcean Way Recording, Capitol Studios, Hollywood Sound and The Record Plant.
GenreAmericana, Rock, Blues Rock
Length42:31
LabelCapitol
ProducerDon Was
Bonnie Raitt chronology
Nine Lives
(1986)
Nick of Time
(1989)
Luck of the Draw
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune3/4 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyA[3]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[4]
Robert ChristgauB[5]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[6]

Nick of Time is the 10th album by the American singer Bonnie Raitt, released on March 21, 1989.

Nick of Time topped the Billboard 200 chart, selling five million copies, and won three Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, which was presented to Raitt & producer Don Was. In 2003, the album was ranked number 230 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The album was also included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nick of Time" (Raitt) – 3:52
  2. "Thing Called Love" (John Hiatt) – 3:52
  3. "Love Letter" (Bonnie Hayes) – 4:04
  4. "Cry on My Shoulder" (Michael Ruff) – 3:44
  5. "Real Man" (Jerry Lynn Williams) – 4:27
  6. "Nobody's Girl" (Larry John McNally) – 3:14
  7. "Have a Heart" (Bonnie Hayes) – 4:50
  8. "Too Soon to Tell" (Rory Michael Bourke, Mike Reid) – 3:45
  9. "I Will Not Be Denied" (Jerry Lynn Williams) – 4:55
  10. "I Ain't Gonna Let You Break My Heart Again" (David Lasley, Julie Lasley) – 2:38
  11. "The Road's My Middle Name" (Raitt) – 3:31

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