Colour Me Free!

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Colour Me Free!
Studio album by
Released20 October 2009 (2009-10-20)
Recorded2008
Genre
Length52:29
Label
Producer
Joss Stone chronology
''Introducing Joss Stone
(2007)

(2009)
Colour Me Free! 'LP1
(2011)
Singles from Colour Me Free!
  1. "Free Me"
    Released: 22 September 2009 (2009-09-22)

Colour Me Free! is the fourth studio album by English singer-songwriter Joss Stone, released on 20 October 2009 by Virgin Records. The album was originally scheduled to be released in April 2009. However, Stone's label, EMI, delayed it to July and again to 20 October.

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "Free Me"  
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
3:53
2. "Could Have Been You"  
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
4:52
3. "Parallel Lines" (featuring Jeff Beck and Sheila E.)
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
4:26
4. "Lady"  
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
4:22
5. "4 and 20"  
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Reeves
5:06
6. "Big Ol' Game" (featuring Raphael Saadiq)
  • Stone
  • Saadiq
  • Stone
  • Saadiq
4:30
7. "Governmentalist" (featuring Nas)
  5:42
8. "Incredible"  
  • Stone
  • Shorten
  • Colin Hickson
  • Paddy Milner
  • Pete Cherry
  • Nikolaij Joel
  • Michael Bowes
  • Richie Stevens
  2:46
9. "You Got the Love"  
  • Arnecia Michelle Harris
  • Anthony B. Stephens
  3:35
10. "I Believe It to My Soul" (featuring David Sanborn)Ray CharlesPhil Ramone 4:29
11. "Stalemate" (with Jamie Hartman)
  • Hartman
  • Camilla Boler
  • Stone
4:18
12. "Girlfriend on Demand"  Mackenzie 4:30
13. "Mr Wankerman" (hidden track) (not featured on US and Canadian pressings)
  13:44
Sampling credits
  • "Free Me" embodies portions of "Do the Dirt" by The Meters.

Personnel[change | change source]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Colour Me Free![3]

Charts[change | change source]

Chart (2009–10) Peak
position
Australian Digital Albums Chart[4] 36
Austrian Albums Chart[5] 17
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[6] 50
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia)[7] 56
Canadian Albums Chart[8] 26
Croatian Foreign Albums Chart[9] 37
Dutch Albums Chart[10] 16
French Albums Chart[11] 63
German Albums Chart[12] 26
Italian Albums Chart[13] 53
Japanese Albums Chart[14] 102
Portuguese Albums Chart[15] 25
Swiss Albums Chart[16] 5
UK Albums Chart[17] 75
UK R&B Albums Chart[18] 10
US Billboard 200[19] 10
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[20] 9

Release history[change | change source]

Region Date Label Ref.
Canada 20 October 2009 EMI [21]
United States Virgin [22]
Germany 30 October 2009 EMI [23]
Italy [24]
France 2 November 2009 [25]
United Kingdom Virgin [26]
Australia 6 November 2009 EMI [27]
Japan 18 November 2009 [28]

References[change | change source]

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