Whaler (album)

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Whaler
Sophie B. Hawkins - Whaler.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 18, 1994
RecordedMarch – August 1994
GenrePop
Length47:48
LabelColumbia
ProducerStephen Lipson
Sophie B. Hawkins chronology
Tongues and Tails
(1992)
Whaler
(1994)
Timbre
(1999)
Singles from Whaler
  1. "Right Beside You"
    Released: August 1994
  2. "Don't Don't Tell Me No"
    Released: 1994
  3. "As I Lay Me Down"
    Released: 7 February 1995
  4. "Did We Not Choose Each Other"
    Released: 1995
  5. "Only Love (The Ballad of Sleeping Beauty)"
    Released: 1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[2]
Los Angeles Times2/4 stars[3]
Robert Christgau(dud)[4]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[5]

Whaler is the second album by American singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins, released in 1994.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Sophie B. Hawkins, except where noted.

  1. "Right Beside You" (Chertoff, Hawkins, Lerman) – 4:47
  2. "Did We Not Choose Each Other" – 4:25
  3. "Don't Don't Tell Me No" – 4:53
  4. "As I Lay Me Down" – 4:08
  5. "Swing from Limb to Limb (My Home Is in Your Jungle)" – 4:15
  6. "True Romance" – 2:23
  7. "Let Me Love You Up" – 3:26
  8. "Only Love (The Ballad of Sleeping Beauty)" – 5:05
  9. "I Need Nothing Else" – 4:17
  10. "Sometimes I See" – 4:40
  11. "Mr. Tugboat Hello" – 5:30

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Steve Lipson
  • Engineer: Heff Moraes
  • Programming: Sophie B. Hawkins, Steve Lipson

Charts[edit]

Album
Year Chart Peak
position
1994 UK Albums Chart 46
1994 German Albums Chart 50
1995 US Billboard 200 65
1995 New Zealand Albums Chart 13
1995 Australian Albums Chart 31

SinglesBillboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Peak
position
1994 "Right Beside You" Billboard Hot 100 56
Top 40 Mainstream 24
1995 "As I Lay Me Down" Adult Contemporary 1
Adult Top 40 1
Billboard Hot 100 6
Top 40 Mainstream 3
1996 "Only Love (The Ballad of Sleeping Beauty)" Adult Contemporary 22
Adult Top 40 19
The Billboard Hot 100 49
Top 40 Mainstream 22

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Whaler at AllMusic
  2. ^ Tucker, Ken (1994-08-05). "Whaler Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  3. ^ Rosenbluth, Jean (1994-07-31). "A Crazy-Quilt of Styles Unravels at the Seams". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Sophie B. Hawkins". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2013-02-26.
  5. ^ Evans, Paul (1994-08-11). "Sophie B. Hawkins: Whaler : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2006-05-12. Retrieved 2013-02-26.

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