Absolute Torch and Twang

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Absolute Torch and Twang
Studio album by k.d. lang and the Reclines
Released 1989 (1989)
Genre Country
Length 41:31
Label Sire, Warner Bros.
Producer k.d. lang,
Ben Mink,
Greg Penny
k.d. lang and the Reclines chronology
Shadowland
(1988)
Absolute Torch and Twang
(1989)
Ingénue
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 3/4 stars[2]
Los Angeles Times 3.5/5 stars[3]
Q 4/5 stars[4]
Robert Christgau B+[5]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[6]

Absolute Torch and Twang is the third album by k.d. lang and the Reclines, released in 1989.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Luck in My Eyes" (k.d. lang, Ben Mink) – 4:10
  2. "Three Days" (Willie Nelson) – 3:17
  3. "Trail of Broken Hearts" (lang, Mink) – 3:24
  4. "Big Boned Gal" (lang, Mink) – 3:08
  5. "Didn't I" (lang, Mink) – 3:39
  6. "Wallflower Waltz" (lang, Mink) – 4:22
  7. "Full Moon Full of Love" (Leroy Preston, Jeannie Smith) – 2:49
  8. "Pullin' Back the Reins" (lang, Mink) – 4:23
  9. "Big Big Love" (Wynn Stewart) – 2:29
  10. "It's Me" (lang, Mink) – 2:20
  11. "Walkin' in and Out of Your Arms" (lang, Mink) – 3:03
  12. "Nowhere to Stand" (lang) – 4:27

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers: k.d. lang, Ben Mink, Greg Penny

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Country Albums 8
Canadian RPM Top Albums 29
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 12
U.S. Billboard 200 69

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
CAN Country CAN US Country
1989 "Full Moon Full of Love" 1 22
"Three Days" 9 55
1990 "Luck in My Eyes" 10
"Big Boned Gal" 23
"Pulling Back the Reins"
"Trail of Broken Hearts" 87

Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards

Year Winner Category
1989 Absolute Torch and Twang Best Female Country Vocal Performance

References[edit]