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
ReleasedJune 22, 1993
GenreCountry rock
Length40:46
LabelGeffen
ProducerGeorge Drakoulias
Maria McKee chronology
Maria McKee
(1989)
You Gotta Sin to Get Saved
(1993)
Life Is Sweet
(1996)
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). The album includes two Van Morrison covers and a take on Goffin/King's "I Can't Make It Alone" first recorded by P.J. Proby.

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]

Production[edit]

  • Producer: George Drakoulias
  • Engineers: Brendan O'Brien, Thom Panunzio, Martin Schmelze
  • Assistant engineers: Doug Boehm, Jim Champagne
  • Mixing: David Bianco, Martin Schmelze
  • Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • Arranger: David Campbell
  • Horn arrangements: The Memphis Horns
  • Art direction: Janet Wolshom
  • Director: Robin Sloane
  • Photography: Marvin Etzioni

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