is the self-titled debut Bread album by soft rock band Bread, released in 1969. Bread peaked at #127 on Billboard's (North America) Pop Albums chart. A remake of "It Don't Matter to Me" charted in 1970 (see 1970 in music) after the release of Bread's second album. It peaked at #2 and #10 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary and Pop Singles charts, respectively.
The album's cover, with whimsical depictions of the band members photos on paper
currency, refers to contemporary slang equating "bread" to money. Track listing [edit ] "Dismal Day" (Gates) - 2:21 "London Bridge" (Gates) - 2:32 "Could I" (Griffin, Royer) - 3:31 "Look at Me" (Gates) - 2:43 "The Last Time" (Griffin, Royer) - 4:10 "Any Way You Want Me" (Griffin, Royer) - 3:16 "Move Over" (Griffin) - 2:36 "Don't Shut Me Out" (Gates) - 2:39 "You Can't Measure the Cost" (Gates) - 3:22 "Family Doctor" (Griffin, Royer) - 2:15 "It Don't Matter to Me" (Gates) - 2:51 "Friends and Lovers" (Griffin, Royer) - 3:54 Personnel [edit ] David Gates - Hammond organ, bass, guitars, percussion, piano, violin, keyboards, RMI electric piano, viola, vocals, Moog synthesizer James Griffin - vocals, guitars, percussion, keyboards Robb Royer - guitar, percussion, piano, RMI electric piano, recorder, flute, bass, backing vocals Additional personnel [edit ] Production [edit ] Producer: Bread Engineer: Bruce Botnick Production supervisor: Jac Holzman Art direction: William S. Harvey, Coco Shinomiya Cover art concept: William S. Harvey Cover art: Abe Gurvin Design: Bryan Rackleff Photography: Ed Caraeff Liner Notes: Barry Alfonso Charts [edit ] Album - Billboard (North America)
Year Chart Position 1969 Pop Albums 127 Singles - Billboard (North America)
Year Single Chart Position 1970 "It Don't Matter To Me" Adult Contemporary 2 1970 "It Don't Matter To Me" Hot 100 10