Real Live Woman

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Real Live Woman
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Studio album by Trisha Yearwood
Released March 28, 2000
Genre Country
Length 47:58
Label MCA Nashville
Producer Garth Fundis, Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood chronology
Where Your Road Leads
(1998)
Real Live Woman
(2000)
Inside Out
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com (favorable)[1]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Chicago Tribune (favorable)[3]
Entertainment Weekly A−[4]
People (favorable)[5]
PopMatters (favorable)[6]
Q 3/5 stars[7]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[8]

Real Live Woman is the eighth studio album by country singer Trisha Yearwood.

The album reached #4 on the Billboard country albums chart. It produced a #16 hit on the Billboard country music charts in "Real Live Woman" and a #45 hit in "Where Are You Now". The latter was only the second single of Yearwood's career to miss Top 40 in the U.S.

The album covers a song by Bruce Springsteen called "Sad Eyes," a song by Linda Ronstadt titled, "Try Me Again," and a song by Bonnie Raitt called "Wild For You Baby." Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Jackson Browne provide harmony vocals for some of the album's tracks. It was given 3 out of 5 stars by Allmusic.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Where Are You Now" (Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kim Richey) — 3:10
  2. "One Love" (Al Anderson, Gary Nicholson, Kimmie Rhodes) — 4:25
  3. "Sad Eyes" (Bruce Springsteen) — 4:10
  4. "Some Days" (Mark Selby, Tia Sillers) — 3:51
  5. "I Did" (Spady Brannan, John Nance Sharp) — 3:53
  6. "Try Me Again" (Andrew Gold, Linda Ronstadt) — 4:28
  7. "Too Bad You're No Good" (Paul Craft, Cadillac Holmes) — 3:50
  8. "Real Live Woman" (Bobbie Cryner) — 3:55
  9. "I'm Still Alive" (Anderson, Matraca Berg) — 4:03
  10. "Wild for You Baby" (David Batteau, Tom Snow) — 4:32
  11. "Come Back When It Ain't Rainin'" (Berg, Harlan Howard) — 3:14
  12. "When a Love Song Sings the Blues" (Berg, Ronnie Samoset) — 4:27

Australian bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "You're Where I Belong" (Diane Warren) — 4:15 (also available on the Japan pressing)
  2. "Something So Right" (Paul Simon) — 4:11

Personnel[edit]

Musical[edit]

Technical[edit]

  • Chuck Ainlay — mixing
  • Matt Andrews — engineer
  • Jeff Balding — engineer
  • Chris Ferrara — design
  • Sheri McCoy — stylist
  • Denny Purcell — mastering
  • Dave Sinko — engineer
  • Maria Smoot — hair stylist
  • Andrew Southam — photography
  • Sonya Watson — design
  • Trisha Yearwood — producer

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 4
U.S. Billboard 200 27
Canadian RPM Country Albums 6

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions
US Country US CAN Country
2000 "Real Live Woman" 16 81 20
"Where Are You Now" 45 42

References[edit]