The Smoakstack Sessions Vol. 2
|The Smoakstack Sessions Vol. 2|
|EP by Kelly Clarkson|
|Released||November 19, 2012|
|Kelly Clarkson chronology|
The Smoakstack Sessions Vol. 2 is the third extended play (EP) by American pop rock recording artist Kelly Clarkson. It was released by RCA Records as a companion record with her first greatest hits album, Greatest Hits – Chapter One, on November 19, 2012. Like her debut EP, The Smoakstack Sessions, The Smoakstack Sessions Vol. 2 was recorded at the The Smoakstack recording studios in Nashville, Tennessee.
The EP consists of six covers: "I Never Loved a Man", originally by Aretha Franklin (which Clarkson recorded with Questlove), "Your Cheatin' Heart", originally by Hank Williams, "Walking After Midnight", originally by Patsy Cline, a mash-up of "That I Would Be Good", originally by Alanis Morissette, with "Use Somebody", originally by Kings of Leon, and "Lies", originally by The Black Keys — all of which she had previously performed in her All I Ever Wanted Tour in 2009-10.
|1.||"I Never Loved a Man"||Ronnie Shannon||2:47|
|2.||"Your Cheatin' Heart"||Hank Williams||2:49|
|3.||"Walking After Midnight"||Alan Block, Donn Hecht||4:01|
|4.||"That I Would Be Good/Use Somebody"||Alanis Morissette, Glen Ballard, Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill||3:39|
|5.||"Lies"||Dan Auerbach, Patrick Carney||3:31|
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