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The Glow is the seventh album by Bonnie Raitt, released in 1979. One of the first albums to be recorded and mixed digitally

The Glow
Bonnie Raitt - The Glow.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1979[1]
RecordedApril 26-July 12, 1979
GenreRock
Length36:59
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerPeter Asher
Bonnie Raitt chronology
Sweet Forgiveness
(1977)
The Glow
(1979)
Green Light
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars link
Christgau's Record GuideB+[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB− link
Rolling Stone(unfavorable) link

Track listingEdit

  1. "I Thank You" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 2:51
  2. "Your Good Thing (Is About to End)" (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) – 4:00
  3. "Standin' by the Same Old Love" (Raitt) – 4:10
  4. "Sleep's Dark and Silent Gate" (Jackson Browne) – 3:25
  5. "The Glow" (Veyler Hildebrand) – 4:11
  6. "Bye Bye Baby" (Mary Wells) – 3:17
  7. "The Boy Can't Help It" (Bobby Troup) – 3:39
  8. "(I Could Have Been Your) Best Old Friend" (Andy McMahon, Tracy Nelson) – 2:52
  9. "You're Gonna Get What's Coming" (Robert Palmer) – 3:32
  10. "(Goin') Wild for You Baby" (David Batteau, Tom Snow) – 5:25

PersonnelEdit

ProductionEdit

  • Producer – Peter Asher
  • Recorded and Mixed by Val Garay
  • Assistant Engineers – Niko Bolas and George Ybarra
  • Recorded and Mixed at The Sound Factory (Hollywood, CA).
  • Mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab (Los Angeles).
  • Art Direction and Design – John Kosh
  • Cover Photo – David Alexander
  • Sleeve Photos – Jim Shea

ChartsEdit

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1979 Pop Albums 30

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1980 "You're Gonna Get What's Coming" Pop Singles 73

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bonnie Raitt completes 'The Glow' with Peter Asher". Rolling Stone. Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc. (300): 24. September 29, 1979.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: R". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved March 10, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.