You & Me (Joe Bonamassa album)

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You & Me
Joe Bonamassa - You & Me.jpg
Studio album by Joe Bonamassa
Released June 6, 2006 (2006-06-06)
Recorded Unique Recording Studios, NYC
Genre Blues rock
Length 50:11
Label J&R Adventures
Producer Kevin Shirley
Joe Bonamassa chronology
Had to Cry Today
(2004)
You & Me
(2006)
Sloe Gin
(2007)

You & Me is the fifth studio album by American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa. Produced by Kevin Shirley, it was released on June 6, 2006 by J&R Adventures and topped the US Billboard Top Blues Albums chart.[1] It is Bonamassa's first album not to contain a title track.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Prefix 4/10[3]

Music website Allmusic gave You & Me 3.5 out of five stars, with reviewer Hal Horowitz calling the album "a solid blues-rock release and arguably his best work to date", but also an album "that doesn't take the chances that he claims might push the guitarist into uncharted territory".[2] Music magazine Prefix published their review with a rating of four out of ten, criticising the indulgence of the style of music displayed on the album as displayed in the many guitar solos.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "High Water Everywhere" (Charley Patton cover) Charlie Patton 4:06
2. "Bridge to Better Days" Joe Bonamassa 5:07
3. "Asking Around for You" Bonamassa, Mike Himelstein 4:17
4. "So Many Roads" (Otis Rush cover) Marshall Paul 7:05
5. "I Don't Believe" (Bobby Bland cover) Manuel Charles, Don Robey 3:22
6. "Tamp Em Up Solid" (Ry Cooder cover) Ry Cooder 2:30
7. "Django" (Django Reinhardt cover) Robert Bosmans, Etienne Lefebvre 4:56
8. "Tea for One" (Led Zeppelin cover) Jimmy Page, Robert Plant 9:34
9. "Palm Trees Helicopters and Gasoline" Bonamassa 1:47
10. "Your Funeral and My Trial" (Sonny Boy Williamson cover) Sonny Boy Williamson 2:59
11. "Torn Down" Bonamassa, Gregg Sutton 4:28

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
Dutch Albums Chart[4] 68
US Billboard Top Blues Albums[1] 1

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blues Albums". Joe Bonamassa Album & Song Chart History. Billboard. Retrieved January 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Hal Horowitz. "Review". Joe Bonamassa - You & Me. Allmusic. Retrieved January 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Album Review: Joe Bonamassa - You & Me". Prefix. March 11, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Discografie Joe Bonamassa". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved January 9, 2012.