Thinking Room

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
On her American debut, Thinking Room, Anika Moa comes across as a gentle, mannered Jewel, which is hardly a bad thing, especially since it results in an album that is more consistent than Jewel's own debut, Pieces of You. The problem is, the record may be a little bit too mannered and even-handed. It flows easily and is certainly pleasant, thanks to her unhurried delivery, sweet voice and relaxed sense of melody, all given a mildly folky, mature pop foundation. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, especially since it results in a record that is measuredly enjoyable, but nothing quite stands out over its ten songs, due to the sameiness in production and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
On her American debut, Thinking Room, Anika Moa comes across as a gentle, mannered Jewel, which is hardly a bad thing, especially since it results in an album that is more consistent than Jewel's own debut, Pieces of You. The problem is, the record may be a little bit too mannered and even-handed. It flows easily and is certainly pleasant, thanks to her unhurried delivery, sweet voice and relaxed sense of melody, all given a mildly folky, mature pop foundation. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, especially since it results in a record that is measuredly enjoyable, but nothing quite stands out over its ten songs, due to the sameiness in production and Moa's delivery, which never emphasizes any particular song. There's enough here to suggest Anika Moa has talent and much is enjoyable, but it would have been better if Thinking Room had asserted itself occasionally instead of keeping a steady hand from beginning to end.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/5/2002
  • Label: Atlantic Mod Afw
  • UPC: 075678353024
  • Catalog Number: 83530
  • Sales rank: 301,369

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Good in My Head (4:34)
  2. 2 Flowers for You (4:15)
  3. 3 Falling in Love Again (3:48)
  4. 4 I Talked to You (3:22)
  5. 5 My Son (5:01)
  6. 6 Holding Me High (4:24)
  7. 7 Mother (4:04)
  8. 8 Youthful (4:18)
  9. 9 God in His Culture (5:07)
  10. 10 Everything's the Same (4:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Anika Moa Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals
Matt Chamberlain Percussion, Drums
Knox Chandler Bass, Mandolin, Electric Guitar
Sean Eden Electric Guitar
Chris Feinstein Bass
Adam Peters Acoustic Guitar, Cello, Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Eric Schermerhorn Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar (12 String Acoustic)
Britta Phillips Background Vocals
Chad Royce Percussion
Technical Credits
Stephen Marcussen Mastering
Adam Peters Programming
Victor Van Vugt Programming, Producer, Engineer
Stewart Whitmore Digital Editing
Richard Bates Art Direction
Des Broadbery Programming
Christina Dittmar Art Direction
Bruce Smith drum programming
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