Emotion (Martina McBride album)

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Martina McBride Emotion album cover.jpg
Studio album by Martina McBride
Released September 14, 1999
Genre Country
Length 46:54
Label RCA Records
Producer Martina McBride
Paul Worley
Martina McBride chronology
White Christmas
Greatest Hits
Singles from Emotion
  1. "I Love You"
    Released: July 26, 1999
  2. "Love's the Only House"
    Released: November 15, 1999
  3. "There You Are"
    Released: May 15, 2000
  4. "It's My Time"
    Released: December 18, 2000
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune(favorable)[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[3]

Emotion is the sixth studio album from Martina McBride released by RCA Records in 1999. The song "I Love You" became McBride's biggest hit single to date after it reached #1 on the country charts and peaked at #24 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album ends with two covers, "Goodbye" by Patty Griffin and Gretchen Peters' "This Uncivil War" from Peters' 1996 debut album The Secret of Life. In the U.S. the album was certified Gold on 10/20/1999 and Platinum on 9/15/2000 by the R.I.A.A.

Track listing[edit]

1."Do What You Do"Angelo Petraglia, Georgia Middleman3:26
2."Anything's Better Than Feelin' the Blues"Matraca Berg, Randy Scruggs3:01
3."I Love You"Keith Follesé, Adrienne Follesé, Tammy Hyler2:52
4."Make Me Believe"James LeBlanc, Don Srygley3:50
5."Love's the Only House"Buzz Cason, Tom Douglas5:13
6."There You Are"Ed Hill, Mark D. Sanders, Bob DiPiero3:26
7."It's My Time"Hyler, Billy Crain, Kim Tribble3:35
8."I Ain't Goin' Nowhere"Tia Sillers, Sanders3:48
9."Anything and Everything"Gordon Kennedy, Wayne Kirkpatrick, Billy Mann3:44
10."From the Ashes"Austin Cunningham, Hillary Lindsey4:38
11."Goodbye"Patty Griffin4:06
12."This Uncivil War"Gretchen Peters5:07
13."For the Love of a Woman" (International bonus track)Tyler Castleton, Staci Peters3:56
Total length:46:54


Background vocals
  • Martina McBride - producer
  • Mike Poole - recording ("From the Ashes")
  • Denny Purcell - mastering
  • Clarke Schleicher - recording (except "From the Ashes"), mixing
  • Paul Worley - producer

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1999) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 19
Canadian RPM Country Albums 5
Canadian RPM Top Albums 66


Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US US AC CAN Country CAN AC
1999 "I Love You" 1 24 21 1 20
"Love's the Only House" 3 42 2
2000 "There You Are" 10 60 15
"It's My Time" 11 102