We're All Somebody from Somewhere

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We're All Somebody from Somewhere
Steven Tyler We're All Somebody from Somewhere.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 15, 2016
Recorded2015–16
GenreCountry rock
Length54:29
LabelDot
ProducerT Bone Burnett, Marti Frederiksen, Jared Gutstadt, Dann Huff, Jaren Johnston, Jeff Peters, Poo Bear, Luke Silas, Steven Tyler
Singles from We're All Somebody from Somewhere
  1. "Love Is Your Name"
    Released: May 13, 2015
  2. "Red White & You"
    Released: January 22, 2016
  3. "We're All Somebody from Somewhere"
    Released: June 24, 2016

We're All Somebody from Somewhere is the debut solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Steven Tyler. The album was released on July 15, 2016, by Dot Records.[1][2]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic62/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[5]
The Independent2/5 stars[6]
The Observer2/5 stars[7]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[8]
Slant Magazine2.5/5 stars[9]
USA Today2.5/4 stars[10]

We're All Somebody from Somewhere received generally mixed reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 62 based on 12 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews".[3]

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United States, the album debuted at number 19 on the Billboard 200, with 18,000 album equivalent units in its first week.[11] It also debuted at number 1 on the Top Country Albums.[12] with 16,800 pure album sold.[13] The album has sold 50,700 copies in the United States as of January 2017.[14]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."My Own Worst Enemy"Steven Tyler, Brad Warren, Brett WarrenT Bone Burnett, Tyler5:11
2."We're All Somebody from Somewhere"Tyler, Jaren JohnstonTyler, Johnston2:57
3."Hold On (Won't Let Go)"Tyler, Jason Boyd, Jared Gutstadt, Jeff PetersBurnett, Tyler, Gutstadt[a], Poo Bear[a], Peters[b], Luke Silas[b]2:53
4."It Ain't Easy"Tyler, Cary Barlowe, Nathan Barlowe, Hillary LindseyBurnett, Tyler4:05
5."Love Is Your Name"Lindsey Lee, Eric PaslayDann Huff, Tyler3:30
6."I Make My Own Sunshine"Alyssa BonaguraMarti Frederiksen, Tyler3:01
7."Gypsy Girl"Tyler, Ross Copperman, David HodgesBurnett, Tyler4:29
8."Somebody New"Tyler, Brett James, Lindsey, Troy VergesBurnett, Tyler4:11
9."Only Heaven"Tyler, Rhett Akins, Chris DeStefanoHuff, Tyler3:24
10."The Good, the Bad, the Ugly & Me"Tyler, Brad Warren, Brett WarrenBurnett, Tyler3:28
11."Red, White & You"Tyler, N. Barlowe, Levi Hummon, Jon VellaHuff, Tyler3:02
12."Sweet Louisiana"Tyler, C. Barlowe, N. Barlowe, LindseyBurnett, Tyler3:02
13."What Am I Doin' Right?"Tyler, Brad Warren, Brett WarrenBurnett, Tyler3:25
14."Janie's Got a Gun"Tyler, Tom HamiltonFrederiksen, Tyler3:29
15."Piece of My Heart" (with The Loving Mary Band)Bert Berns, Jerry RagovoyFrederiksen, Tyler4:22
Notes
  • ^a signifies a co-producer
  • ^b signifies an additional producer

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[15] 37
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[16] 39
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[17] 156
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[18] 21
French Albums (SNEP)[19] 117
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[20] 32
Scottish Albums (OCC)[21] 35
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[22] 14
UK Albums (OCC)[23] 67
US Billboard 200[24] 19
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[25] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "We're All Somebody from Somewhere by Steven Tyler on iTunes". iTunes. Apple Inc. July 15, 2016. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
  2. ^ Elias Leight (June 27, 2016). "Steven Tyler Preaches Unity On 'We're All Somebody From Somewhere'". Billboard. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for We're All Somebody from Somewhere by Steven Tyler". Metacritic. 2016-07-15. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  4. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine (2016-07-15). "We're All Somebody from Somewhere - Steven Tyler | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  5. ^ Greenblatt, Leah (2016-07-26). "Steven Tyler's 'We're All Somebody From Somewhere': EW review". EW.com. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  6. ^ Andy Gill (2016-07-13). "Album reviews round-up: Bjork, Jeff Beck, Michael Kiwanuka and more". The Independent. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  7. ^ Phil Mongredien (2016-07-17). "Steven Tyler: We're All Somebody from Somewhere review – the man loves his country". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  8. ^ Harris, Keith (2016-08-02). "Review: Steven Tyler Plays It Safe on Nashville Debut". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2016-08-07.
  9. ^ "Steven Tyler: We're All Somebody from Somewhere". Slant Magazine. 2016-07-11. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  10. ^ "Review: Steven Tyler's country outing, 'We're All Somebody From Somewhere'". Usatoday.com. 2016-07-15. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  11. ^ Jim Asker (2016-07-26). "Aerosmith's Steven Tyler Nabs No. 1 Country Crossover; FGL's 'H.O.L.Y.' Still Rolling". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  12. ^ "Top Country Albums". Billboard. August 6, 2016.
  13. ^ Bjorke, Matt (July 26, 2016). "Top 10 Country Albums Chart: July 25, 2016". Roughstock.
  14. ^ Bjorke, Matt (January 3, 2017). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: January 3, 2017". Roughstock.
  15. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Steven Tyler – We're All Somebody from Somewhere". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  16. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Steven Tyler – We're All Somebody from Somewhere" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
  17. ^ "Ultratop.be – Steven Tyler – We're All Somebody from Somewhere" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  18. ^ "Steven Tyler Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  19. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes - SNEP (Week 29, 2016)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  20. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Steven Tyler – We're All Somebody from Somewhere" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  21. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  22. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Steven Tyler – {{{album}}}". Hung Medien. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
  23. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 23, 2016.
  24. ^ "Steven Tyler Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  25. ^ "Steven Tyler Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 26, 2016.