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Come On Come On

Come On Come On is the fourth album by Mary Chapin Carpenter. Seven of its tracks became Billboard Hot Country Singles hits in 1992, 1993, and 1994. They were, chronologically, "I Feel Lucky" at #4, "Not Too Much to Ask" (a duet with Joe Diffie) at #15, "Passionate Kisses" at #4, "The Hard Way" at #11, "The Bug" (a cover of a Dire Straits song) at #16, "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" at #2, and "I Take My Chances" also at #2. The album topped out at #6 on the Billboard Country Albums chart.

Come On Come On
Mary Chapin Carpenter-Come On Come On.jpg
Studio album by Mary Chapin Carpenter
ReleasedJune 30, 1992
Recorded1992, Bias Studios, Springfield, Virginia
GenreCountry
Length49:22
LabelColumbia Nashville/TriStar
ProducerMary Chapin Carpenter
John Jennings
Steve Buckingham
Mary Chapin Carpenter chronology
Shooting Straight in the Dark
(1990)
Come On Come On
(1992)
Stones in the Road
(1994)

By 2017, the album had sold 2.9 million copies.[1] It remains Carpenter's best-selling album.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [2]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars [3]
Entertainment WeeklyA [4]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars [5]
Q4/5 stars [6]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars [7]

Contents

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Mary Chapin Carpenter except where noted.

  1. "The Hard Way" – 4:23
  2. "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" (Mary Chapin Carpenter, Don Schlitz) – 4:01
  3. "Rhythm of the Blues" – 3:49
  4. "I Feel Lucky" (Carpenter, Schlitz) – 3:31 (1993 Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance)
  5. "The Bug" (Mark Knopfler) – 3:47
  6. "Not Too Much to Ask" (duet with Joe Diffie) (Carpenter, Schlitz) – 3:24
  7. "Passionate Kisses" (Lucinda Williams) – 3:23 (1994 Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance)
  8. "Only a Dream" – 5:34
  9. "I Am a Town" – 5:06
  10. "Walking Through Fire" – 4:04
  11. "I Take My Chances" (Carpenter, Schlitz) – 3:47
  12. "Come On Come On" – 4:51

ProductionEdit

  • Produced by Mary Chapin Carpenter and John Jennings except "The Bug", which was produced by Mary Chapin Carpenter, John Jennings, and Steve Buckingham.
  • Recorded and mixed by Bob Dawson and Marshall Morgan
  • Engineered by Toby Seay

PersonnelEdit

Chart performanceEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "In 1992 the hits came for Mary". July 18, 2017. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  2. ^ DeGagne, Mike; Jurek, Thom. Come On Come On at AllMusic. Retrieved 9 September 2006.
  3. ^ Hurst, Jack (August 13, 1992). "Mary-Chapin Carpenter Come On Come On (Columbia)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  4. ^ Browne, David (July 17, 1992). "Carin' Carpenter: Come On Come On Mary Chapin Carpenter > Music Review". Entertainment Weekly (127). p. 55. Retrieved 25 May 2011.
  5. ^ Cromelin, Richard (July 12, 1992). "Record Rack: Mary Chapin Carpenter, "Come On Come On"". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 25 May 2011.
  6. ^ "Mary-Chapin Carpenter - Come On Come On CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  7. ^ Berger, Arion (September 3, 1992). "Mary Chapin Carpenter: Come On Come On : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone (638). p. 68. Archived from the original on 14 August 2009. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  8. ^ a b Come On Come On - Mary Chapin Carpenter > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2011.
  9. ^ Come On Come On - Mary Chapin Carpenter > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2011.