Naked Songs

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Rickie Lee Jones "unplugged" -- in fact, solo with an acoustic guitar or piano on all but a couple of tunes -- Naked Songs is otherwise a retrospective concert album on which Jones cherry-picks songs from her five studio albums, including the hits "Chuck E.'s in Love" and "Young Blood," and others from her breakthrough debut record. The studio album arrangements always tried to support and augment Jones' idiosyncratic writing and playing style, which sounds less unusual when she is simply accompanying herself, and in many ways more effective. "Altar Boy," a previously unreleased song, strays into Leonard Cohen territory, mixing ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Rickie Lee Jones "unplugged" -- in fact, solo with an acoustic guitar or piano on all but a couple of tunes -- Naked Songs is otherwise a retrospective concert album on which Jones cherry-picks songs from her five studio albums, including the hits "Chuck E.'s in Love" and "Young Blood," and others from her breakthrough debut record. The studio album arrangements always tried to support and augment Jones' idiosyncratic writing and playing style, which sounds less unusual when she is simply accompanying herself, and in many ways more effective. "Altar Boy," a previously unreleased song, strays into Leonard Cohen territory, mixing religion with eroticism.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/19/1995
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 093624595021
  • Catalog Number: 45950
  • Sales rank: 149,983

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Horses (4:48)
  2. 2 Weasel And The White Boys Cool (5:13)
  3. 3 Altar Boy (2:40)
  4. 4 It Must Be Love (4:47)
  5. 5 Young Blood (3:29)
  6. 6 The Last Chance Texaco (4:24)
  7. 7 Skeletons (3:41)
  8. 8 Magazine (4:39)
  9. 9 Living It Up (6:53)
  10. 10 We Belong Together (4:59)
  11. 11 Coolsville (5:08)
  12. 12 Flying Cowboys (5:37)
  13. 13 Stewart's Coat (4:04)
  14. 14 Chuck E.'s In Love (3:52)
  15. 15 Autumn Leaves (5:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Rickie Lee Jones Primary Artist
Rob Wasserman Bass
Technical Credits
Rickie Lee Jones Producer, Liner Notes
Ted Jensen Mastering
Russ Titelman Producer
Stevie Wonder Composer
Lee Cantelon Art Direction
Derek Featherstone Engineer
Dan Kasting Engineer
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