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Hearts in Armor
Hearts in Armor
TrishaYearwoodHeartsinArmor.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1, 1992
Recorded1992
GenreCountry
Length37:23
LabelMCA
ProducerGarth Fundis
Trisha Yearwood chronology
Trisha Yearwood
(1991)
Hearts in Armor
(1992)
The Song Remembers When
(1993)

Hearts in Armor is the second studio album by country singer Trisha Yearwood.

Four of its tracks found spots in the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in 1992 and 1993: "Wrong Side of Memphis" rose to No. 5, "Walkaway Joe" to No. 2, "You Say You Will" to No. 12, and "Down on My Knees" to No. 19. The album rose to No. 12 in the Billboard country albums chart.

The album was released immediately following Yearwood's divorce with her first husband, and has been considered one of her greatest albums. It was met with mostly positive reviews by critics. The album includes a variety of styles, including slow ballads and fast up-tempo material.[8] Three of the album's tracks feature guest harmony vocalists: "Woman Walk the Line" (originally performed by Emmylou Harris on her album The Ballad of Sally Rose) features background vocals from Harris. "Walkaway Joe" features vocals from Eagles vocalist Don Henley, and Raul Malo of The Mavericks is featured on "For Reasons I've Forgotten" and "Wrong Side of Memphis".

Track listing

CD
No.TitleWriter(s)Harmony vocalsLength
1."Wrong Side of Memphis"Gary Harrison, Matraca BergHarry Stinson; Raul Malo; Yearwood2:46
2."Nearest Distant Shore"Harrison, Tim MensyGarth Brooks3:23
3."You Say You Will"Beth Nielsen Chapman, Verlon ThompsonMalo; Yearwood3:38
4."Walkaway Joe"Vince Melamed, Greg BarnhillDon Henley4:19
5."Woman Walk the Line"Emmylou Harris, Paul KennerleyHarris4:31
6."Oh Lonesome You"Jamie O'Hara, Kieran KaneVince Gill2:58
7."Down on My Knees"Chapman 3:52
8."For Reasons I've Forgotten"O'HaraMalo3:56
9."You Don't Have to Move That Mountain"Keith WhitleyGill3:37
10."Hearts in Armor"Jude JohnstoneHenley4:23
Total length:37:23

U.S. Special Edition Track listing

  1. You Say You Will 3:39
  2. The Woman Before Me 3:47
  3. When Goodbye Was A Word 3:10
  4. Walkaway Joe 4:21
  5. Down on My Knees 3:54
  6. That's What I Like About You 2:38
  7. Woman Walk The Line 4:33
  8. You Don't Have To Move That Mountain 3:38
  9. Hearts in Armor 4:22
  10. Wrong Side of Memphis 2:46
  11. Like We Never Had A Broken Heart 3:41
  12. Fools Like Me 3:38
  13. Nearest Distant Here 3:26
  14. She's in Love with the Boy 4:07
  15. Lonesome Dove 3:34

Personnel

Charts

Album

Chart (1992) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 12
U.S. Billboard 200 46
Canadian RPM Country Albums 7

Singles

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1992 "Wrong Side of Memphis" 5 4
1993 "Walkaway Joe" 2 2
"You Say You Will" 12 24
"Down on My Knees" 19 21

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Chicago Tribune review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ Los Angeles Times review
  5. ^ Album reviews at CD Universe
  6. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  7. ^ Rolling Stone review
  8. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Hearts in Armor album review". allmusic. Retrieved .

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