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BareNaked is the fourth (and to date most recent) studio album by actress and recording artist Jennifer Love Hewitt. It was released on October 8, 2002. The album peaked at No. 9 on the Australian Top 100 chart and No. 37 on the Billboard 200. BareNaked spawned two singles, "BareNaked" and "Can I Go Now", and included a remake of Kris Kristofferson's "Me and Bobby McGee". The UK and Japanese editions of the album came with a bonus track called "Just Try", previously released as the B-side to "Can I Go Now".

BareNaked
Jennifer Love Hewitt cd cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 8, 2002
Length44:44
LabelJive
ProducerMeredith Brooks
Gregg Alexander
Jennifer Love Hewitt chronology
Jennifer Love Hewitt
(1996)
BareNaked
(2002)
Cool With You: The Platinum Collection
(2006)
Singles from BareNaked
  1. "BareNaked"
    Released: September 11, 2002
  2. "Can I Go Now"
    Released: March 4, 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic47/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
Blender2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyD+[3]
Q4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[4]

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."BareNaked"Jennifer Love Hewitt, Meredith Brooks, Guy Erez, Emerson Swinford3:42
2."Can I Go Now"Brooks, Livingstone Brown, Mike Stevens3:36
3."You"Hewitt, Brooks3:41
4."Hey Everybody"Hewitt, Brooks, Brown4:07
5."Where You Gonna Run To?"Hewitt, Brooks, Paul Goldo3:33
6."I Know You Will"Hewitt, Brooks, David Darling3:18
7."Rock the Roll"Hewitt, Brooks, Goldo,3:44
8."Stand in Your Way"Brooks, Brown, Shelly Peiken4:13
9."First Time"Brooks, Guy Erez, Goldo, Swinford3:49
10."Stronger"Hewitt3:21
11."Avenue of the Stars"Hewitt, Brooks, Andy Goldmark, Scot Sax4:06
12."Me and Bobby McGee"Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson3:34
UK and Japanese bonus track
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
13."Just Try"Brooks, Brian McKnight3:44

PersonnelEdit

  • Jennifer Love Hewitt – vocals
  • Andrew Boston – DJ
  • Dustin Boyer – guitar
  • Meredith Brooks – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals
  • Livingstone Brown – bass, keyboard, chant
  • Chris Canute – hand drums
  • Goldo – keyboard, vocals
  • Glen Holmen – bass
  • Abe Laboriel Jr. – drums
  • Michael Parnell – keyboard
  • Carolyn Perry – background vocals
  • Darlene Perry – background vocals
  • Sharon Perry – background vocals
  • Rose Stone – background vocals
  • Emerson Swinford – acoustic guitar, guitar

ProductionEdit

  • Producers: Meredith Brooks, Gregg Alexander
  • Engineers: Meredith Brooks, David Cole, Dave Darling, Goldo, Brad Haehnel, Phil Kaffel, Jeff Peters
  • Mixing: Livingstone Brown, Brad Haehnel, Richard Travali
  • Mastering: Chaz Harper
  • Digital editing: Meredith Brooks, Andy Goldmark, Goldo, Michael Parnell
  • Programming: Livingstone Brown, Dave Darling, Goldo
  • Arranger: Dustin Boyer, Chris Canute
  • Art direction: Nick Gamma, Jackie Murphy
  • Design: Nick Gamma, Jackie Murphy
  • Photography: Anthony Mandler
  • Make-up: Agostina Lombardo

Chart performanceEdit

AlbumEdit

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[5] 31
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[6] 72
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 75
US Billboard 200[8] 37

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart positions
AUS
[9]
NZ
[10]
NL US US Adult
2002 "BareNaked" 6 26 73 124 31
2003 "Can I Go Now" 12 8
"—" denotes the single did not chart

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Metacritic score
  2. ^ Allmusic Review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone Review". Archived from the original on January 6, 2007. Retrieved April 11, 2007.
  5. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Jennifer Love Hewitt – Bare Naked". Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  6. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Jennifer Love Hewitt – Bare Naked" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  7. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  8. ^ "Jennifer Love Hewitt Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  9. ^ "Jennifer Love Hewitt". Australian-charts.com. Archived from the original on 9 August 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2010.
  10. ^ "Jennifer Love Hewitt". Charts.org.nz. Retrieved July 19, 2010.

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