Introducing Joss Stone

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Introducing Joss Stone
Studio album by
Released9 March 2007 (2007-03-09)
RecordedApril 2006 – January 2007
Genre
Length55:47
Label
ProducerRaphael Saadiq
Joss Stone chronology
'Mind Body & Soul
(2004)
Introducing Joss Stone 'Colour Me Free!
(2009)
Singles from Introducing Joss Stone
  1. "Tell Me 'bout It"
    Released: 5 March 2007 (2007-03-05)
  2. "Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now"
    Released: 23 July 2007 (2007-07-23)
  3. "Baby Baby Baby"
    Released: 23 December 2007 (2007-12-23)

Introducing Joss Stone is the third studio album by English singer-songwriter Joss Stone. It was released on 9 March 2007 by Virgin Records. The album peaked at number 12 on the UK Albums Chart.[1] In the United States, it debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart.[2]

Reviews[change | change source]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic64/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[4]
Entertainment WeeklyB−[5]
The Guardian3/5 stars[6]
The Independent2/5 stars[7]
NME2/10[8]
PopMatters7/10[9]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[10]
Slant Magazine3/5 stars[11]
The Times2/5 stars[12]
Yahoo! Music UK7/10 stars[13]

Introducing Joss Stone received mixed to positive criticism from critics.[14]

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Change (Vinnie Jones Intro)"  
0:35
2. "Girl They Won't Believe It"   3:15
3. "Headturner"   3:16
4. "Tell Me 'bout It"  
2:48
5. "Tell Me What We're Gonna Do Now" (featuring Common) 4:22
6. "Put Your Hands on Me"  
  • Stone
  • Saadiq
2:58
7. "Music" (featuring Lauryn Hill)
3:41
8. "Arms of My Baby"  
  • Stone
  • Danny P
  • Jonathan Shorten
2:52
9. "Bad Habit"  
  • Stone
  • P
  • Shorten
3:41
10. "Proper Nice"  
3:24
11. "Bruised but Not Broken"  Diane Warren 4:15
12. "Baby Baby Baby"  
  • Stone
  • P
  • Shorten
4:34
13. "What Were We Thinking"  
  • Stone
  • Saadiq
4:24
14. "Music Outro" (includes hidden track featuring Vinnie Jones)
  • Stone
  • Saadiq
3:48
Sampling credits

Personnel[change | change source]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Introducing Joss Stone.[16]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. 18–24 March 2007. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  2. Hasty, Katie (28 March 2007). "Modest Mouse Steers Its 'Ship' To No. 1 Debut". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  3. "Introducing Joss Stone – Joss Stone". Metacritic. CBS Interactive.
  4. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Introducing Joss Stone – Joss Stone". AllMusic. All Media Network.
  5. Rosen, Jody (23 March 2007). "Introducing Joss Stone Review". Entertainment Weekly (926).
  6. Petridis, Alexis (9 March 2007). "Joss Stone, Introducing ..." The Guardian. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  7. Gill, Andy (9 March 2007). "Album: Joss Stone". The Independent. Archived from the original on 23 August 2009.
  8. Miller, Alex (9 March 2007). "Joss Stone: Introducing Joss Stone (Virgin)". NME. Inspire.
  9. Joseph, Mike (21 March 2007). "Joss Stone: Introducing Joss Stone". PopMatters.
  10. Hoard, Christian (7 March 2007). "Introducing Joss Stone : Joss Stone". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.
  11. Cinquemani, Sal (17 March 2007). "Joss Stone: Introducing...Joss Stone". Slant Magazine.
  12. Paphides, Peter (9 March 2007). "Joss Stone – Introducing". The Times. Archived from the original on 17 March 2007. Retrieved 10 October 2009.
  13. Gennoe, Dan (12 March 2007). "Joss Stone – 'Introducing Joss Stone'". Yahoo! Music UK. Archived from the original on 19 March 2007. Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  14. "Introducing Joss Stone – Joss Stone". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 26 January 2009.
  15. "Stone,Joss – Introducing Joss Stone – CD" (in German). musicline.de. PHONONET. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  16. Introducing Joss Stone (CD liner notes). Joss Stone. Virgin Records. 2007. 0946 3 76268 2 5.CS1 maint: others (link)