The Smoakstack Sessions

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The Smoakstack Sessions
EP by Kelly Clarkson
Released October 24, 2011
Recorded 2011
Studio The Smoakstack Studios
(Nashville, Tennessee)[1]
Genre Pop
Length 22:09
  • Jason Halbert
  • DJ Form
  • Incorporated Elements
Kelly Clarkson chronology
The Smoakstack Sessions
iTunes Session

The Smoakstack Sessions is the debut extended play by American pop rock singer Kelly Clarkson. It was released as a companion EP to her fifth studio album, Stronger, and was made available exclusively through her official online music store.[2][3] It consists of acoustic performances of select album tracks from Stronger, while also including "If I Can't Have You" from All I Ever Wanted (2009) and a cover version of Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me"; all of which were recorded at the Smoakstack Studios in Nashville, Tennessee.[1] The songs "You Love Me" and "If I Can't Have You" were produced by DJ Form and Incorporated Elements.

Track listing[edit]

The Smoakstack Sessions – Standard edition
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hello"   3:06
2. "The War Is Over"   3:58
3. "You Love Me"  
  • Clarkson
  • Abraham
  • Goldstein
4. "The Sun Will Rise"   3:20
5. "If I Can't Have You"  
6. "I Can't Make You Love Me"   3:57
Total length:


  1. ^ a b "Former 'American Idol' Now the Voice of Vengeance". The New York Times. New York Times Company. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  2. ^ "Kelly unveils 'Stronger' Track listing". Sony Music Entertainment. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 
  3. ^ "Kelly Clarkson Unveils Stronger Track List". MTV. MTV Networks. Retrieved 2011-09-15.