Sittin' on Top of the World

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Truth be told, the "country" label doesn't quite fit LeAnn Rimes. True, her debut single, "Blue," sounded like a lost honky tonk classic, but You Light Up My Life suggested that she wanted to be an adult contemporary crooner. Her third album (and, in many ways, the official follow-up to Blue), Sittin' on Top of the World, may be called country, but it's an adult contemporary album by any other name. Only three songs have any country feel to them, and they just barely fit that description -- there may be steel guitars on "These Arms of Mine," and "Rock Me" may shuffle, but they hardly feel country. Most of the record consists of mid-tempo pop songs, as produced ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Truth be told, the "country" label doesn't quite fit LeAnn Rimes. True, her debut single, "Blue," sounded like a lost honky tonk classic, but You Light Up My Life suggested that she wanted to be an adult contemporary crooner. Her third album (and, in many ways, the official follow-up to Blue), Sittin' on Top of the World, may be called country, but it's an adult contemporary album by any other name. Only three songs have any country feel to them, and they just barely fit that description -- there may be steel guitars on "These Arms of Mine," and "Rock Me" may shuffle, but they hardly feel country. Most of the record consists of mid-tempo pop songs, as produced by her father, Wilbur.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/5/1998
  • Label: Curb Mod Afw
  • UPC: 715187790124
  • Catalog Number: 77901
  • Sales rank: 125,519

Album Credits

Performance Credits
LeAnn Rimes Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Percussion, Background Vocals
Matthew Ward Background Vocals
Bryan White Background Vocals
Kevin Bailey Acoustic Guitar
Rita Baloche Background Vocals
Milo Deering Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Fiddle
Randy Fouts Piano
Debi Lee Background Vocals
Marty Walsh Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Dan Wojeciechowski Drums
Fred Glieber Percussion
Gary Leach Piano, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Terry "Caz" Casburn Background Vocals
Carl Albrecht Percussion
Jerry Metheny Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Chastity Marie Background Vocals
Stephanie Marie Background Vocals
Curtis Randall Bass, Background Vocals
Junior Knight Acoustic Guitar
Perry Coleman Background Vocals
Glynn Flemming Electric Guitar
Kelly Glenn Piano, Keyboards
Technical Credits
Milo Deering Contributor
Greg Hunt Arranger, Engineer, Mastering
Doug Sax Mastering
Bob Gentry Arranger
Gary Leach Arranger
Wilbur C. Rimes Arranger, Producer
Junior Knight Contributor
Glenn Sweitzer Art Direction
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