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This Is Where I Live is an album by William Bell released on June 3, 2016 in the US and July 8, 2016 elsewhere. It won Bell a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album.[2]

This Is Where I Live
Black-and-white photo of William Bell, wearing a hat and sunglasses
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 3, 2016
GenreRhythm and Blues, Americana, Soul,[1] Roots
Length38:49
LabelStax
ProducerJohn Leventhal
William Bell chronology
New Lease on Life
(2006)
This Is Where I Live
(2016)

ReceptionEdit

PopMatters gave the album 8 out of 10 stars, calling it "an imperative listen for anyone claiming to be a fan of rhythm and blues, both old and new."[3]

Following his Grammy win, streaming of "Born Under A Bad Sign" (which Bell performed at the ceremony with Gary Clark Jr.) on Spotify increased by 4,950%, with overall streams increasing by 680%. Similarly, streaming of Bell's music on Pandora increased by 12,085%.[4]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."The Three of Me"3:24
2."The House Always Wins"2:56
3."Poison in the Well"3:15
4."I Will Take Care of You"2:52
5."Born Under a Bad Sign"3:17
6."All Your Stories"2:56
7."Walking on a Tightrope"2:52
8."This Is Where I Live"3:14
9."More Rooms"4:19
10."All the Things You Can't Remember"3:00
11."Mississippi-Arkansas Bridge"3:47
12."People Want to Go Home"2:58

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Deming, Mark. "This Is Where I Live". AllMusic. Retrieved February 15, 2017.
  2. ^ Carr, Courtney (February 12, 2017). "William Bell Wins Best Americana Album at 2017 Grammy Awards". The Boot. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  3. ^ McGuire, Colin (July 20, 2016). "William Bell: This Is Where I Live". PopMatters. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  4. ^ http://uk.businessinsider.com/william-bell-was-the-grammys-biggest-winner-according-to-spotify-2017-2?r=US&IR=T