Released: November 8, 2000
Genre: Soft Rock
Label: Artist Direct
Producer: Cher, Bruce Roberts
not.com.mercial is the twenty fourth album by American singer-actress Cher, released November 8, 2000. The album was released exclusively through Cher.com and Artist Direct, it followed Cher's largest commercial hit Believe.
majority of not.com.mercial (pronounced not dot com dot mercial) was
written by Cher in 1994 when she retreated to France. The song Born
With A Hunger was written by Eikhardt, and Classified 1a is a
newly-remixed version of her 1970 Sonny Bono-penned song. The
folk/rock-themed album with some slow ballads was proposed to Warner
UK when Cher signed with the company in early 1995. Rob Dickins,
head of Warner, reportedly turned down the project as being "not
1. "Still" 6:15
None of the songs have ever been sung live and little information is known about the album itself, although Cher's liner notes explains a lot. The song "The Fall (Kurt's Blues)", co-written with Pat MacDonald of Timbuk3 and Bruce Roberts, is her tribute to rock singer Kurt Cobain, who committed suicide in 1994.