What's Your Name?

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What's Your Name?
Adam Sandler-What's Your Name (album cover).jpg
Studio album by Adam Sandler
Released September 16, 1997
Genre
Length 63:46
Label Warner Bros.
Producer
Adam Sandler chronology
What the Hell Happened to Me?
(1996)What the Hell Happened to Me?1996
What's Your Name?
(1997)
Stan and Judy's Kid
(1999)Stan and Judy's Kid1999

What's Your Name? is the third studio album by Adam Sandler. Unlike his other comedy albums, which typically mix songs with non-musical comedy skits, What's Your Name? consists entirely of songs of various genres, including country, ballad and reggae.[2][1] What's Your Name? was certified gold, having sold over 500,000 copies.[citation needed]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork 5.5/10[2]

Allmusic senior editor and critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote: "Sandler may display a few new tricks, but it's not enough to win new fans, even if What's Your Name will satisfy his legions of followers."[1] James P. Wisdom of Pitchfork stated: "What's My Name is typical Sandler as we love him, but none of these tracks compare to his last two records."

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Moyda" 4:20
2. "The Lonesome Kicker" 5:57
3. "Bad Boyfriend" 3:54
4. "Pickin' Daisies" 6:05
5. "Corduroy Blues" 4:04
6. "Listenin' to the Radio" (F. Coraci, A. Covert, J. Rosenberg, A. Sandler, Waddy Wachtel) 4:40
7. "Sweet Beatrice" 6:55
8. "Dancin' and Pantsin'" 3:56
9. "Zittly Van Zittles" 2:29
10. "Four Years Old" 2:32
11. "Voodoo" 4:09
12. "The Respect Chant" 0:59
13. "The Goat Song" 7:49
14. "Red Hooded Sweatshirt" 5:57

Personnel[edit]

  • Adam Sandler - vocals, guitar, producer
  • Brooks Arthur - vocals, producer
  • Frank Coraci - vocals
  • Rob Corsi - vocals
  • Michael Dilbeck - vocals
  • Jack Giarraputo - vocals, photography
  • Sanetta Gipson - vocals, backing vocals
  • Michael Ly - vocals
  • Jillian Sandler - vocals
  • Kim Schwartz - vocals, backing vocals
  • Raydi Siegel - vocals
  • The Wailing Souls - backing vocals
  • Mike Thompson - guitar, keyboards
  • Waddy Wachtel - guitar, backing vocals
  • Mindi Abair - saxophone, backing vocals
  • Greg Leisz - pedal steel
  • John "Juke" Logan - harmonica
  • David McKelvy - harmonica
  • Teddy Castellucci - multiple instruments
  • Bob Glaub - multiple instruments
  • Don Heffington - multiple instruments
  • Jon Rosenberg - multiple instruments, producer, photography
  • Allen Covert - producer
  • Johnathan Loughran - associate producer
  • Jolie Levine - production coordination
  • Francis Buckley - engineer
  • Gabe Veltri - engineer, mixing
  • Rudy Haeusermann - assistant engineer
  • Michael Parnin - assistant engineer
  • Jeff Robinette - assistant engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen - mastering
  • Ron Boustead - digital editing
  • Scott Free - stylist
  • Vonda Morris - make-up
  • David Harlan - design
  • Ann Pala - design
  • Linda Cobb - art direction
  • Nick DeCesare - artwork
  • Lester Cohen - photography
  • Kimberly Wright - photography

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 18

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[4] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Allmusic review link
  2. ^ a b Pitchfork Media review link
  3. ^ "Adam Sandler – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Adam Sandler. Retrieved August 13, 2010.
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Adam Sandler – What's Your Name". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH