- I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
Infobox Album | Name = I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
Released = March 1990
Genre = Rock
Length = 50:53
Label = Asylum
Allmusicrating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:geknikc6bb79~T1 link]
Robert ChristgauB+ [http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=Sinead link]
Rolling Stone" rating|4.5|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/reviews/album/_/id/109866 link]
*"Slant Magazine" rating|4.5|5 [http://www.slantmagazine.com/music/music_review.asp?ID=347 link]
Last album = "
The Lion and the Cobra"
This album = "I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got"
Next album = "
Am I Not Your Girl?"
"I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got" is the second album by
Sinéad O'Connorreleased in 1990 on Chrysalis Records.
The critically-acclaimed album contains her most famous single, "
Nothing Compares 2 U", and was one of the best selling records in the world in 1990, topping the charts in many countries, including the US, UK, and Canada.
The album includes O'Connor's rendition of "
I Am Stretched on Your Grave," an anonymous 17th century poem (originally written in Irish) translated into English by Philip King. The first song, "Feels So Different", starts with by Reinhold Niebuhr.
The inner sleeve notes acknowledge
Kabbalahteacher, Warren Kenton: "Special thanks to Selina Marshall + Warren Kenton for showing me that all I'd need was inside me."
The album was nominated for four
Grammy Awards in 1991, winning the award for Best Alternative Music Performance. O'Connor refused to accept the nominations and the award. [ [http://www.election.cbsnews.com/stories/2000/06/13/entertainment/main205141.shtml CBSnews.com] "Sinead Sings And Speaks Her Mind" Accessed: December 3, 2006]
The album sold 7 million copies worldwide.
Sinéad O'Connor: Vocals, Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Keyboards, Percussion, Drum Programming, Arranger, Producer, String Arrangements
Nellee Hooper: Producer
*Chris Birkett, Sean Devitt: Producers, Engineers
Marco Pirroni: Electric Guitar
*David Munday: Acoustic Guitar, Piano
Andy Rourke: Acoustic Guitar, Bass
Jah Wobble: Bass
*John Reynolds: Drums
Steve Wickham: Fiddle
*Philip King: Vocals, Melody Arrangement
Nick Ingman: Conductor, Orchestra Director, String Arrangements
Karl Wallinger: Arranger
*Dave Hoffman, Dominique Leringoleur: Photography
John Maybury: Cover Design
* "Jump in the River" (1989) 1
* "Nothing Compares 2 U" (1990)
* "The Emperor's New Clothes" (1990)
* "Three Babies" (1990)
NOTE:1 "Jump in the River" was originally released as a single from the movie
soundtrack" Married to the Mob". "I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got" had not yet been released.
before = "
Nick of Time" by Bonnie Raitt
title = "Billboard" 200 number-one album
April 28– June 8 1990
after = "
Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em"
M.C. Hammersuccession box
before = "
…But Seriously" by Phil Collins
title = UK number one album
March 24, 1990– March 30, 1990
after = "
Changesbowie" by David Bowiesuccession box
before = "
Blue Sky Mining" by Midnight Oil
title = Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
March 25– March 31 1990
after = "All or Nothing" by
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