is the fifth studio album by the American Something Up My Sleeve country music singer-songwriter Suzy Bogguss, released in 1993 on Liberty Records. Something Up My Sleeve produced two Top 10 singles: "Just Like the Weather" and "Hey Cinderella", which Bogguss co-wrote with Grammy-nominated songwriters Matraca Berg and Gary Harrison. Two other singles, "You Wouldn't Say That to a Stranger" and "Souvenirs", were less successful, both failing to make Top 40.
The album was originally titled, "Diamonds and Tears".
The UK release included the bonus track "Take It to the Limit," which Bogguss recorded for the
Eagles tribute album, .
Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles
Critical reception [ edit ]
Bryan Buss of
wrote that it was " one of Suzy Bogguss' finest and most consistent albums." AllMusic
Track listing [ edit ]
"Diamonds and Tears" (
Matraca Berg, Gary Harrison) – 3:19 "
Just Like the Weather" (Suzy Bogguss, Doug Crider) – 3:17 "I Keep Comin' Back to You" (
Beth Nielsen Chapman, Bill Lloyd) – 3:04 "You Never Will" (Bogguss, Crider,
Steve Dorff) – 3:26 "You'd Be the One" (Bogguss,
Pat Bunch, Crider) – 3:15 "
Hey Cinderella" (Berg, Bogguss, Harrison) – 4:04 "Souvenirs" (
Gretchen Peters) – 4:09 "You Wouldn't Say That to a Stranger" (Bunch, Crider) – 3:19
"No Green Eyes" (Bogguss, Bunch, Crider) – 2:36
"Something Up My Sleeve" ( Suzi Ragsdale, Verlon Thompson) - 3:30
Personnel [ edit ]
Suzy Bogguss - lead vocals, background vocals
Billy Dean - vocals on "Something Up My Sleeve"
Matt Rollings - keyboards
Dan Dugmore - pedal steel guitar, steelpan
Brent Rowan - electric guitar, acoustic guitar
Johnny Neel - Hammond organ
Leland Sklar - bass guitar
Eddie Bayers - drums Pat Bergesson,
Darrell Scott - electric guitar Tom Roady - percussion
Terry McMillan - harmonica Ted Hewitt, Matraca Berg, Gerald Boyd, Harry Stinson, Suzi Ragsdale, Gerald Alan Boyd, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Martina McBride - background vocals
Production [ edit ]
Producer: Jimmy Bowen, Suzy Bogguss
Engineer: John Guess, Marty Williams, Gabe Veltry
Assistant Engineer: Ken Hutton, Marty Williams, Derek Bason
Vocal Engineer: Marty Williams
String Engineer: Gabe Veltry
Mixing: John Guess
Digital Editing, Mastering: Glenn Meadows
Conductor, String Arrangements: David Campbell Concert Master: Sid Page
Creative Director: Sherri Halford
Art Direction: Virginia Team
Design: Jerry Joyner
Photography: Randee Saint Nicholas
Hair Stylist, Make-Up: Eric Barnard
Distributor: EMI Music Dist.
Studio: Emerald Sound Studio, Nashville, TN.
Chart performance [ edit ]
Billboard Top Country Albums
Singles [ edit ]
"Just Like the Weather"
"You Wouldn't Say That to a Stranger"
Certifications [ edit ]
Release details [ edit ]
References [ edit ]