Blurring the Edges [Explicit Lyrics]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Meredith Brooks' debut album, Blurring the Edges is an example of post-Alanis Morissette marketing by the record industry, although, at her musical core, Brooks is more like Sheryl Crow -- namely, a classic rocker with slightly edgy lyrics. She even works with producer David Ricketts, the former partner of Crow's Tuesday Night Music Club collaborator, David Baerwald. Ricketts gives Blurring the Edges a radio-friendly polish, and on the album's first single, "Bitch," Brooks and Ricketts devise an Alanis clone, from the semi-profane lyrics to the caterwauling chorus. "Bitch" isn't indicative of the rest of the album, which is considerably calmer and aimed at adult...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Meredith Brooks' debut album, Blurring the Edges is an example of post-Alanis Morissette marketing by the record industry, although, at her musical core, Brooks is more like Sheryl Crow -- namely, a classic rocker with slightly edgy lyrics. She even works with producer David Ricketts, the former partner of Crow's Tuesday Night Music Club collaborator, David Baerwald. Ricketts gives Blurring the Edges a radio-friendly polish, and on the album's first single, "Bitch," Brooks and Ricketts devise an Alanis clone, from the semi-profane lyrics to the caterwauling chorus. "Bitch" isn't indicative of the rest of the album, which is considerably calmer and aimed at adult alternative stations, and Brooks fits neatly into the confines of that format. There are legions of similar post-alternative singer/songwriters, but Brooks is a competent melodicist and her lyrics are occasionally promising.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/6/1997
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 724383691920
  • Catalog Number: 36919
  • Sales rank: 81,768

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Need (4:10)
  2. 2 Bitch (4:12)
  3. 3 Somedays (3:45)
  4. 4 Watched You Fall (4:50)
  5. 5 Pollyanne (3:14)
  6. 6 Shatter (3:59)
  7. 7 My Little Town (3:59)
  8. 8 What Would Happen (5:16)
  9. 9 It Don't Get Better (4:12)
  10. 10 Birthday (3:14)
  11. 11 Stop (5:00)
  12. 12 Wash My Hands (5:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Meredith Brooks Primary Artist, Guitar, Background Vocals
Jimmy Woods Harmonica
Paul Bushnell Bass
Jim Ebert Synthesizer, Bass
Josh Freese Drums
David Ricketts Bass, Keyboards
Victoria Levy Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Jim Ebert Programming, Engineer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
David Ricketts Programming, Producer
Geza X Programming, Producer, Engineer
Tommy Steele Art Direction
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Bitch Has Climbed My Chart

    This song has definded a part of me. The whole album is totally original and if you want something to pop in and sing along to, get this album!

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