Come on Over [Australia Bonus Tracks CD]

Come on Over [Australia Bonus Tracks CD]

by Shania Twain

CD(Bonus Tracks / Australian Import)

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Come on Over [Australia Bonus Tracks CD]

Shania Twain's second record, The Woman in Me, became a blockbuster, appealing as much to a pop audience as it did to the country audience. Part of the reason for its success was how producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange -- best known for his work with Def Leppard, the Cars, and AC/DC -- steered Twain toward the big choruses and instrumentation that always was a signature of his speciality, AOR radio. Come on Over, the sequel to The Woman in Me, continues that approach, breaking from contemporary country conventions in a number of ways. Not only does the music lean toward rock, but its 16 songs and, as the cover proudly claims, "Hour of Music" break from the country tradition of cheap, short albums of ten songs that last about half an hour. Furthermore, all 16 songs are Lange-Twain originals, and Twain's sleek, sexy photos suggest a New York fashion model, not a honky tonker. And there isn't any honky tonk here, which is just as well, since the fiddles are processed to sound like synthesizers and talk boxes never sound good on down-home, gritty rave-ups. No, Twain sticks to what she does best, which is countrified mainstream pop. Purists will complain that there's little country here, and there really isn't. However, what is here is professionally crafted country-pop (even the filler -- which there is unfortunately too much of -- sounds good), delivered with conviction if not style by Twain, and that is enough to make it a thoroughly successful follow-up to the most successful country album by a female in history. [The Australian edition has a completely different track order and features three bonus tracks: "(If You're Not in It for Love) I'm Outta Here" and different versions of "Love Gets Me Every Time" and "Don't Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)."]

Product Details

Release Date: 08/24/1999
Label: Universal Int'l
UPC: 0731454620222
catalogNumber: 546202
Rank: 41615

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Shania Twain   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Glen Duncan   Fiddle
Joe Chemay   Electric Bass,Fretless Bass Guitar
Bryan White   Vocals
Bruce Bouton   Steel Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar,Soloist,Pedal Steel Banjo
Larry Byrom   Slide Guitar
Stuart Duncan   Fiddle
Larry Franklin   Fiddle
Paul Franklin   Pedal Steel Guitar,Soloist
Rob Hajacos   Fiddle
John Hobbs   Organ,Piano,Wurlitzer
Dann Huff   Guitar,Electric Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,Talk Box,Guitar (12 String Electric),Wah Wah Bass
John Hughey   Pedal Bass
John Jarvis   Piano,Wurlitzer
Robert John "Mutt" Lange   Background Vocals
Paul Leim   Drums
Brent Mason   Electric Guitar
Joey Miskulin   Accordion
Michael Omartian   Piano
Joe Spivey   Fiddle
Arthur Stead   Organ,Synthesizer,Piano
Biff Watson   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Rhythm Guitar,Guitar (Nylon String)
Aubrey Haynie   Fiddle
Ed Silver   Mandolin

Technical Credits

Shania Twain   Composer
Jeff Balding   Engineer
Bob Bullock   Engineer
Robert John "Mutt" Lange   Composer,Remixing
Carl Marsh   String Arrangements
Olle Romo   Programming,Engineer
Brian Tankersley   Engineer
Bjorn Thorsrud   Programming
George Holz   Cover Art,Inlay Photography
Rob Degroff   Engineer,Technical Maintenance
David Hamilton   String Arrangements
Mike Carroll   Engineer

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