You Gotta Sin to Get Saved

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You Gotta Sin to Get Saved
Maria McKee - You Gotta Sin to Get Saved.jpg
Studio album by Maria McKee
Released June 22, 1993
Genre Country rock
Length 40:46
Label Geffen
Producer George Drakoulias
Maria McKee chronology
Maria McKee
(1989)Maria McKee1989
You Gotta Sin to Get Saved
(1993)
Life Is Sweet
(1996)Life Is Sweet1996
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

You Gotta Sin to Get Saved is the second album by American singer-songwriter Maria McKee, released in 1993 (see 1993 in music).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'm Gonna Soothe You" (Bruce Brody, Marvin Etzioni, McKee) – 3:36
  2. "My Lonely Sad Eyes" (Van Morrison) – 2:41
  3. "My Girlhood Among the Outlaws" (McKee) – 3:44
  4. "Only Once" (McKee) – 4:03
  5. "I Forgive You" (Sam Brown, McKee) – 5:06
  6. "I Can't Make It Alone" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) – 3:38
  7. "Precious Time" (Gary Louris, Mark Olson) – 3:35
  8. "The Way Young Lovers Do" (Van Morrison) – 3:29
  9. "Why Wasn't I More Grateful (When Life Was Sweet)" (Brody, Etzioni, McKee) – 5:05
  10. "You Gotta Sin to Get Saved" (Brody, Sam Dogg, Etzioni, McKee) – 5:49

Personnel[edit]

  • Maria McKee – piano, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Jon Auer – background vocals
  • Bruce Brody – organ, piano, Hammond organ, background vocals, handclapping, Wurlitzer
  • David Campbell – conductor
  • George Drakoulias – drums
  • Marvin Etzioni – bass guitar, guitar, mandolin, background vocals, handclapping
  • Don Heffington – percussion, drums, background vocals, handclapping
  • The Jayhawks
  • Jim Keltner – drums
  • Dale Lavi – handclapping
  • Gary Louris – electric guitar, background vocals, handclapping
  • The Memphis Horns – horns
  • Spyder Mittleman – saxophone
  • Bud O'Brien – bass
  • Mark Olson – acoustic guitar, guitar, harmonica, background vocals, handclapping
  • Nicol Sponberg – handclapping
  • Ken Stringfellow – background vocals
  • Benmont Tench – organ, piano, Hammond organ, background vocals, handclapping, Wurlitzer, vox organ
  • Mike Utley – piano
  • Don Was – bass
  • Julia Waters – background vocals
  • Maxine Waters – background vocals
  • Edna Wright – background vocals

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

AlbumBillboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1993 Heatseekers 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. You Gotta Sin to Get Saved at AllMusic