Nine Lives (Steve Winwood album)

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Nine Lives
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Studio album by Steve Winwood
Released April 29, 2008
Genre Pop rock
Length 57:16
Label Columbia
Producer Steve Winwood
Steve Winwood chronology
About Time
(2003)About Time2003
Nine Lives
(2008)
Live from Madison Square Garden
(2009)Live from Madison Square Garden2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Billboard (not rated)[2]

Nine Lives is Steve Winwood's ninth solo studio album, released on April 29, 2008. It is also his last to date.

The album's first single, "Dirty City" featuring guitarist Eric Clapton, held the number-one added single spot for three weeks in a row and peaked at the overall number-two spot on AAA Radio[3]

The album debuted at number 12 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 26,000 copies in its first week[4] [5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Not Drowning" (Steve Winwood, Peter Godwin) – 3:32
  2. "Fly" (Winwood, Godwin, José Pires de Almeida Neto) – 7:49
  3. "Raging Sea" (Winwood, Godwin, Neto) – 6:17
  4. "Dirty City" (with Eric Clapton) (Winwood, Godwin) – 7:44
  5. "We're All Looking" (Winwood, Godwin) – 5:25
  6. "Hungry Man" (Winwood, Godwin, Neto) – 7:07
  7. "Secrets" (Winwood, Godwin, Neto) – 6:41
  8. "At Times We Do Forget" (Winwood, Godwin, Neto) – 5:57
  9. "Other Shore" (Winwood, Godwin, Neto) – 6:41

Personnel[edit]

Production:

  • Josh Cheuse – art direction, design
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Sam Erickson – photography
  • Juan Pont Lezica – photography
  • Johnson Somerset – associate producer
  • James Towler – engineer, mixing
  • Steve Winwood – producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom (2011). "Nine Lives - Steve Winwood | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Graff, Gary (2011). "Nine Lives". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on April 27, 2008. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Steve Winwood new CD and tour, news.jamradio.org, March 25, 2008, Retrieved March 26, 2008.
  4. ^ Katie Hasty, "Madonna Leads Busy Billboard 200 With 7th No. 1", Billboard.com, May 7, 2008.
  5. ^ Rocker won't let nostalgia define career Tuesday, April 29, 2008 By Gary Graff. Columbus Dispatch [1]