Plan B (Huey Lewis and the News album)

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Plan B
Huey Lewis & the News - Plan B.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 24, 2001
GenreRock, pop rock
Length48:16
LabelSilvertone Records, distributed by Zomba/Jive
ProducerHuey Lewis
Johnny Colla
Huey Lewis and the News chronology
Time Flies... The Best of Huey Lewis & the News
(1996)
Plan B
(2001)
Live at 25
(2005)
Singles from Plan B
  1. "Let Her Go and Start Over"
    Released: 2001
  2. "I'm Not in Love Yet"
    Released: 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Plan B is the eighth album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News, released in 2001.

This was the last album to feature founding member/guitarist Chris Hayes, who performed on the album but then left after work was completed. It was also the last News album for Ron Stallings, who died in 2009.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "We're Not Here for a Long Time (We're Here for a Good Time)" (Johnny Colla, Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis) – 3:53
  2. "My Other Woman" (Colla, Lewis) – 4:06
  3. "I Ain't Perfect" (Bill Gibson, Lewis) – 4:33
  4. "When I Write the Book" (cover of Rockpile) (Billy Bremner, Dave Edmunds, Nick Lowe) – 3:44
  5. "I'm Not in Love Yet" (Duet with Wynonna) (Hayes, Lewis) – 4:28
  6. "Thank You, No. 19" (Sean Hopper, Lewis) – 4:52
  7. "Plan B" (Colla, Lewis) – 3:27
  8. "The Rhythm Ranch" (Colla, Lewis) – 4:49
  9. "Let Her Go and Start Over" (Mike Duke) – 4:47
  10. "I Never Think About You" (Hayes, Lewis, John Pierce) – 5:16
  11. "So Little Kindness" (Hayes, Lewis, Rob Sudduth) – 4:21

Bonus track (Japan release)[edit]

  1. "Plan B" (Live)

Personnel[edit]

Huey Lewis and the News[edit]

[2]

The Sports Section[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Wynonna Judd – vocals on "I'm Not in Love Yet"
  • Jack Jacobsen – organ, piano
  • Jim Pugh – organ
  • Dallis Craft – background vocals

Production[edit]

  • Producers: Huey Lewis, Johnny Colla
  • Engineers: David Boucher, Johnny Colla, Huey Lewis, Merrit Pelkey, Jim "Watts" Vereecke.
  • Mixing: Bob Clearmountain
  • Mastering: Robert Hadley, Doug Sax
  • Digital editing: Chris Haggerty
  • Photography: Aaron Rapoport

Charts[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[3] 22
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[4] 22
US Billboard 200[5] 165
Singles
Year Single Chart Position
2001 "Let Her Go and Start Over" Billboard Adult Contemporary 23
2001 "I'm Not in Love Yet" Billboard Adult Contemporary 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r531685
  2. ^ "Huey Lewis & The News Plan B: Credits". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  3. ^ "Billboard: Huey Lewis and the News (albums)". RPM Magazine. Archived from the original on October 14, 2017. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  4. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Huey Lewis and the News – Plan B". Hung Medien. Retrieved April 8, 2017.
  5. ^ "Huey Lewis and the News US Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved April 8, 2017.