Foster & Lloyd (album)

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Foster & Lloyd
Studio album by Foster & Lloyd
Released September 27, 1987[1]
Recorded February 28 - April, 1987[1]
Genre Country
Length 33:30
Label RCA Nashville
Producer Radney Foster
Bill Lloyd
Foster & Lloyd chronology
Foster & Lloyd
(1987)
Faster & Llouder
(1989)

Foster & Lloyd is the eponymous debut of the American country music duo Foster & Lloyd. Commercially, It was their most successful album producing three top-ten singles, "Crazy Over You" (#4), "Sure Thing" (#8), and "What Do You Want from Me This Time?" (#6). The other single, "Texas in 1880", peaked at #18 on the Hot Country Songs chart. The album itself peaked at #33 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.

"Crazy Over You", while written by Foster & Lloyd, was first recorded by Ricky Van Shelton and released a month earlier on his debut album, Wild-Eyed Dream. His version was not released as a single.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (Not rated)[2]

Track listing[edit]

  • Songs written by Bill Lloyd and Radney Foster except "Token of Love", written by Bill Lloyd and "Texas in 1880" and "You Can Come Cryin' to Me", written by Radney Foster.
  1. "Turn Around" - 4:22
  2. "Crazy Over You" - 4:35
  3. "What Do You Want from Me This Time" - 3:17
  4. "Token of Love" – 2:37
  5. "Sure Thing" - 3:23
  6. "Hard to Say No" - 2:40
  7. "Part I Know by Heart" – 3:24
  8. "Texas in 1880" - 3:58
  9. "You Can Come Cryin' to Me" - 5:14

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 33

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1987 "Crazy Over You" 4
"Sure Thing" 8 8
1988 "Texas in 1880" 18
"What Do You Want from Me This Time?" 6 *

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.[3]

Foster & Lloyd[edit]

  • Radney Foster - lead vocals, background vocals, guitar
  • Bill Lloyd - lead vocals, harmony vocals, guitar, mandolin

Musicians[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b Builta, David. "Radney Foster's hit moves up on charts." Del Rio News-Herald 29 Sept 1987: 8
  2. ^ "Foster & Lloyd — Foster & Lloyd". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  3. ^ Foster & Lloyd (CD). Foster & Lloyd. RCA Records. 1987. 92291.