Patty Smyth (album)

Patty Smyth is the second solo studio album by rock singer-songwriter Patty Smyth, formerly of Scandal; it went gold as a result of the popularity of its first single, "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough", which peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and also went Gold. The album also produced two further singles in the opening track "No Mistakes" (top 40) and another, albeit minor, hit in "I Should Be Laughing".

Patty Smyth
Patty Smyth album.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 18, 1992
Recorded1991–1992
GenreRock
Length44:44
LabelMCA
ProducerRoy Bittan
Patty Smyth chronology
Never Enough
(1987)
Patty Smyth
(1992)

Track listingEdit

  1. "No Mistakes" (Patty Smyth, Kevin Savigar) 5:23
  2. "Too Much Love" (Michael Lunn, Sam Lorber) 3:54
  3. "Make Me a Believer" (Jesse Harms) 4:38
  4. "Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough" with Don Henley (Smyth, Glen Burtnik) 4:28
  5. "Out There" (Smyth, Edward Roynesdal) 4:46
  6. "River of Love" (Smyth, Burtnik) 4:23
  7. "My Town" (Smyth, Savigar) 4:07
  8. "Shine" (Smyth, Burtnik) 4:27
  9. "One Moment to Another" (Jon Dee Graham) 3:34
  10. "I Should Be Laughing" (Smyth, Burtnik) 5:04

ProductionEdit

  • Roy Bittan: Producer
  • Robbie Jacobs, Brian Scheuble: Engineering and mixing
  • Additional engineering by Nick DiDia and John Aguto
  • Mastered by David Collins
  • A&R direction: Susan Dodes

PersonnelEdit

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic      [1]

Brian Mansfield of Allmusic gave the disc two stars, saying that "it's not as good as (previous album) Never Enough.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mansfield, Brian. Patty Smyth - Review. Allmusic.com
  • Liner Notes: Patty Smyth (album), 1992 MCA Records