It featured 17 tracks from her thenyear career, five of which were newly recorded. Eight of the other 12 tracks were specially remixed for this compilation. The album peaked at 14 on the Billboard Also released for radio was the new song "I Run for Life", written about her struggle with breast cancer. The song reached 80 on the Pop and 10 on the Adult Contemporary charts.
# 10 – Like The Way I Do
By Sean Maunier on June 21, Melissa Ethridge — Photo: John Tsiavis. Proud, fierce, and passionately earnest, Melissa Etheridge is a rocker in a class of her own. Throughout a year career she has maintained a defiant sense of self, never afraid to channel her longing, heartbreak and rage into powerful, captivating songs. With its brash treatment of infidelity and heartbreak, themes that became staples of her songwriting, her debut single introduced her to the world. This song has Etheridge, heart on her sleeve, in desperate, full-throated pursuit of romantic love. Never shy about baring her environmental and social conscious, Etheridge was the logical choice to deliver this earnest call to action. Although Etheridge performed the song alongside Joss Stone, everything from the vocals to her presence on stage at the Grammy Awards that year indicated that this was her moment, and signalled a glorious return to the spotlight. On this track, her voice is still as full of longing as it was almost two decades ago, but is now possessed of a new confidence.
We count down the lesbian rock icon’s ten best tracks, from I Need to Wake Up to Like the Way I Do
The album Yes I Am was released in and featured some of the most important and well-loved songs Melissa Etheridge ever released. She has continued to release music on a steady basis for close to forty years. She is a champion for society in so many ways. Her entire catalog deserves full recognition, We hope that this list turns on and inspires those who may not know her music to go out and buy her CDs and records. The album was issued in The Breakdown album was released in Every song on the record shined the light on the amazing talents Melissa Etherdgide showcased in her songwriting and performance skills. The record was issued in The song was released on her debut album Melissa Etheridge.
Melissa Lou Etheridge born May 29, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. The album peaked at No. Later that year, she released what would become her mainstream breakthrough album, Yes I Am. Yes I Am peaked at No.