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Breakfast in Bed is the fifth studio album released by blues artist Joan Osborne. It was released in 2007 by Time Life.[1] The album mostly contains soul cover songs from the 1970s and 1980s, including "I've Got to Use My Imagination" and "Midnight Train to Georgia", both made popular by Gladys Knight & the Pips. The album also contains six original songs.

Breakfast in Bed
Joan Osborne - Breakfast in Bed.jpg
Studio album by Joan Osborne
Released 2007
Genre R&B
Label Time Life M19433
Producer Tor Hyams
Joan Osborne chronology
Pretty Little Stranger
(2006)
Breakfast in Bed
(2007)
Little Wild One
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
IGN(7.4/10) link
The Music Box3/5 stars link
Slant Magazine2.5/5 stars link
Stylus MagazineC link

Contents

Standing in the Shadows of MotownEdit

Two cover songs that Osborne sang live from the documentary movie, Standing in the Shadows of Motown are featured at the end of this album: Martha and the Vandellas' "Heatwave", and Jimmy Ruffin's "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted?"

Track listingEdit

  1. "I've Got to Use My Imagination" (Gerry Goffin, Barry Goldberg)
  2. "Ain't No Sunshine" (Bill Withers)
  3. "Midnight Train to Georgia" (Jim Weatherly)
  4. "Baby Is a Butterfly" (Osborne)
  5. "Breakfast in Bed" (Eddie Hinton, Donnie Fritts)
  6. "Cream Dream" (Osborne)
  7. "Natural High" (Charles McCormick)
  8. "Heart of Stone" (Osborne)
  9. "Sara Smile" (Daryl Hall and John Oates)
  10. "Eliminate the Night" (Osborne)
  11. "Break Up to Make Up" (Thom Bell, Linda Creed, Kenneth Gamble)
  12. "I Know What's Goin' On" (Osborne)
  13. "Alone with You" (Osborne)
  14. "Kiss and Say Goodbye"
  15. "Heat Wave" (Holland, Dozier, Holland)
  16. "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" (Weatherspoon, Dean, Riser)
  17. "Everybody Needs a Friend" (bonus track)

Chart performanceEdit

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 160

ReferencesEdit