For the John Denver song containing these lyrics, see Take Me Home, Country Roads.
is the tenth regular Almost Heaven studio album by European-American pop group The Kelly Family. Based on concept by Dan Kelly, it was co-produced by Kathy and Paddy Kelly and released in 1996 (see 1996 in music) throughout most of Europe.
Following the major success of previous albums
and Over the Hump Christmas for All and the number-one single "I Can't Help Myself," the album debuted number-one in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. It also entered the top 5 in the Netherlands and Norway and made it to the top 20 in Belgium. [1 ] Almost Heaven eventually sold more than three million copies worldwide, making it the band's second biggest-selling release to date. [2 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
"When the Boys Come into Town"
( – 3:15 lead vocals: John, Kathy, Maite) "Every Baby"
(lead vocals: Maite) – 2:56 "I Can't Help Myself"
(lead vocals: Angelo, Paddy) – 3:03 "Nanana"
(lead vocals: Jimmy, Maite) – 4:03 "You Belong to Me"
(lead vocals: Patricia, Kathy, Paddy) – 3:15 "Staying Alive"
(lead vocals: Joey) – 3:35 "Come Back to Me"
(lead vocals: Kathy) – 3:11 "Fell in Love with an Alien"
(lead vocals: Paddy, Kathy) – 3:11 "
Hey Diddle Diddle" (lead vocals: Paddy, Maite, Angelo, Barby) – 2:43 "Like a Queen"
(lead vocals: Barby) – 2:54 "Stars Fall From Heaven"
(lead vocals: Patricia, Maite) – 3:23 "Thunder"
(lead vocals: Jimmy) – 3:45 "Calling Heaven"
(lead vocals: Paddy) – 4:54 "Nothing like Home"
(lead vocals: Kathy, John) – 3:42
Credits and personnel [ edit ]
John Kelly - acoustic guitars, electric guitar, percussions, vocals
Kathy Kelly -
accordion, keyboards, hammond, organ, piano, violin, vocals Maite Kelly - percussions, vocals
Patricia Kelly -
harp, vocals Paddy Kelly -
banjo, bass, guitars, keyboards, mandoline, tabla, percussions
Production [ edit ]
Album concept: Dan Kelly
Writing: The Kelly Family
Recording: Jan Shurman
Mastering: Georgi Nedelschev, Dieter Wegner
Mixing: Günther Kasper, G. Nedelschev, Kathy Kelly, Paddy Kelly, Max Volume
Engineers: Günther "Mr. Cool" Kasper, Max Carola, Max Volume, Jürgen Lusky
Engineering assistance: Alessandro Benedetti
Photography: Thomas Stachelhaus Styling: Uschi Ries
Litho: RGI Dortmund Germany
Charts and certifications [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
Live Live Live (1998)
The Very Best - Over 10 Years (1993)
The Bonus-Tracks Album (1999)
Best of The Kelly Family (1999)
The Best of The Kelly Family 2 (1999)