Righteous Love

Righteous Love

by Joan Osborne


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Product Details

Release Date: 09/12/2000
Label: Interscope Records
UPC: 0606949073725
catalogNumber: 490737

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Joan Osborne   Primary Artist,Vocals,Background Vocals,Vox Organ
Carla Azar   Drums
Steve Berlin   Saxophone
Charlie Bisharat   Strings
Larry Corbett   Strings,Background Vocals
Joel Derouin   Strings
Davey Faragher   Bass,Background Vocals
Mitchell Froom   Keyboards
David Immerglück   Pedal Steel Guitar,Pedal Steel Banjo,Guitar (Baritone)
Val McCallum   Guitar,Background Vocals
Pete Thomas   Percussion,Drums
Aaron Comess   Bass,Drums,Bass Guitar
Suzie Katayama   Strings
Joseph Arthur   Acoustic Guitar
Erik Della Penna   Guitar
Erik Lawrence   Baritone Saxophone
Michele Richards   Strings,Background Vocals
Matthew Funes   Strings,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Mitchell Froom   Producer
John Paterno   Engineer,overdub engineer
Rick "Soldier" Will   Producer,Engineer
Joan Osborne   Producer
Aaron Comess   Producer,Engineer
Janet Wolsborn   Art Direction
Janet Wolshom   Art Direction
Joe Zook   Engineer
Marek   Engineer

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Righteous Love 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have been eagerly awaiting this album since I first listened to Relish over 5 years ago. Indeed, I was worried that my extreme anticipation would undermine my ability to enjoy Righteous Love if it turned out to be less-than-spectacular. Happily, it turned out to be more-than-spectacular, as well as surprising and fascinating in many different ways. The most important thing is that Joan Osborne's magnificent voice is front and center on every track, although I always want her to show it off more than she usually does on her recordings. I think she is one of the greatest living American singers. The sincerity, soulfulness and unpredictability of this album puts most other current ''popular'' music to shame. I doubt this record could become very popular today - its that good. This dedicated fan is celebrating this long-overdue triumph.
Guest More than 1 year ago
After listening to ''Righteous Love'' it is apparent that Eric Brazilian was the main reason Relish was so good. His guitar arrangements and playing were first rate and are sorely missing on this album, which suffers from a serious case of keyboard overdose. Anyone who buys this (including myself) expecting a logical extension of Relish will be greatly disappointed. The same thing happened with Alanis Morrissette's second album, total departure from what the fans liked about the first one. I understand the desire to grow as an artist, but alienating your fan base isn't really a good move in my opinion.