What If It All Means Something

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What If It All Means Something
Chantal kreviazuk what if it all means something cover.jpg
Studio album by Chantal Kreviazuk
Released December 24, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Adult alternative
Length 46:45
Label Columbia
Producer Gregg Wattenberg
Chantal Kreviazuk chronology
Colour Moving and Still
(1999)
What If It All Means Something
(2002)
Ghost Stories
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

What If It All Means Something is the third album by Canadian singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk, released in 2002.

Composition[edit]

According to MTV Taiwan, the album reflects Kreviazuk's personal emotions during the period leading up to its release by implementing folk-inspired piano and her own guitar. "In This Life" describes unconditional love and "selfless dedication.[2] Kreviazuk revealed that "Flying Home (Brenda's Song)" was about her cousin, Brenda, who died at a young age. [3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In This Life" (Kreviazuk) – 3:51
  2. "Time" (Kreviazuk, Raine Maida, Gregg Wattenberg) – 4:07
  3. "What If It All Means Something" (Kreviazuk, Maida) – 4:03
  4. "Julia" (Kreviazuk, J. O'Brien) – 3:43
  5. "Flying Home (Brenda's Song)" (Kreviazuk) – 3:18
  6. "Weight of the World" (Kreviazuk) – 3:33
  7. "Waiting" (Kreviazuk, Maida) – 4:29
  8. "Ready for Your Love" (Kreviazuk, Gerald Eaton, Prophet B.W. West) – 3:38
  9. "Morning Light" (Kreviazuk) – 3:57
  10. "Miss April" (Kreviazuk, Maida) – 3:38
  11. "Turn the Page" (Kreviazuk) – 3:47

US bonus track[edit]

  1. "Feels Like Home" (Randy Newman) – 4:41

Japan bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Feels Like Home" (Randy Newman) – 4:41
  2. "Leaving On A Jet Plane" (John Denver) – 4:41
  3. "This Year" (Billy Steinberg, Marti Frederiksen, Leah Andreone) – 2:45

Singles[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Gregg Wattenberg
  • Engineers: Ross Petersen, Brian Scheuble, Gregg Wattenberg, Chuck Zwicky
  • Assistant engineers: Peter Doris, Ricardo Fernandez, Femio Hernández, Claudius Mittendorfer, Ross Petersen
  • Mixing: Tom Lord-Alge, Brian Malouf
  • Mastering: Dave Donelly
  • A&R: Mike Roth
  • Programming: Shawn Pelton
  • Guitar technician: Art Smith
  • Arrangers: Chantal Kreviazuk, Gerald Eaton, Jamie Edwards, Ralph Farris, Brian West
  • Score: Ralph Farris
  • Orchestra contractor: Victor Lawrence
  • Art direction: Gail Marowitz
  • Design: Michelle Holme
  • Photography: Raphael Mazzucco[6]


Soundtracks[edit]

  • "Time" was featured in the end credits of the film Uptown Girls [7]
  • "Weight of the World" was featured on the TV series Charmed

Reception[edit]

MTV Taiwan also describes "Ready For Your Love" having a "rich oriental style". The channel also described "Julia" and "Miss April" shows the "irony of fame", "Weight of the World" "conveys the need for forgiveness". [2]

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
2003 Heatseekers 2
2003 The Billboard 200 119
2003 Top Heatseekers 2

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
2003 "In This Life" Adult Top 40 17

[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]