Pretty Little Stranger

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Pretty Little Stranger
Joan Osborne - Pretty Little Stranger.jpg
Studio album by Joan Osborne
Released November 14, 2006 (2006-11-14)
Genre Country
Length 51:09
Label Vanguard
Producer Steve Buckingham
Joan Osborne chronology
Christmas Means Love
(2005)
Pretty Little Stranger
(2006)
Breakfast in Bed
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A−[3]
Melodic.net 2.5/5 stars[4]
The Music Box 2/5 stars[5]
People 2.5/4 stars[6]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[7]
Slant Magazine 3.5/5 stars[8]

Pretty Little Stranger is the fourth studio album by Joan Osborne. The album is her first release on the independent Vanguard Records label, and has been her only album incorporating significant country influences.[7] The record was released on November 14, 2006.[9]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pretty Little Stranger" (Osborne)
  2. "Brokedown Palace" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter)
  3. "Who Divided" (Osborne)
  4. "Holy Waters" (Andreas Uetz, Osborne)
  5. "What You Are" (Patty Griffin, Craig Ross)
  6. "Shake That Devil" (Osborne)
  7. "Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends" (Kris Kristofferson)
  8. "Time Won't Tell" (Beth Nielsen Chapman, Harlan Howard)
  9. "Dead Roses" (Osborne, Gary Nicholson)
  10. "After Jane" (Osborne)
  11. "Till I Get It Right" (Red Lane, Larry Henley)
  12. "When the Blue Hour Comes" (Rodney Crowell, Roy Orbison, Will Jennings)
  13. "Losing You All Over Again" (Bonus Track)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 58
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 34

Credits[edit]

Lead vocals – Joan Osborne
Producer – Steve Buckingham[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coleman, Cathy. "Joan Osborne - Pretty Little Stranger". About.com. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  2. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Pretty Little Stranger - Joan Osborne". Allmusic. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  3. ^ Johnson, Beth (2006-12-01). "Pretty Little Stranger Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  4. ^ Winberg, Pär (2006). "Joan Osborne - Pretty Little Stranger". Melodic.net. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  5. ^ Metzger, John (January 2007). "Joan Osborne - Pretty Little Stranger (Album Review)". The Music Box. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  6. ^ Arnold, Chuck; Souter, Ericka; Dougherty, Steve; Strauss, Chris; Warech, Jon (2006-11-27). "Picks and Pans Review: Joan Osborne (Pretty Little Stranger)". People. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  7. ^ a b Andrew Gilstrap (2006-11-27). "Joan Osborne: Pretty Little Stranger". PopMatters.
  8. ^ Keefe, Jonathan (2006-11-14). "Joan Osborne: Pretty Little Stranger". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 
  9. ^ "Joan Osborne – Pretty Little Stranger". discogs.com. Retrieved 2014-02-10. 
  10. ^ Joan Osborne — Pretty Little Stranger