From Hell to Paradise

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From Hell to Paradise
Studio album by The Mavericks
Released May 12, 1992
Genre Country, neotraditional country
Length 36:13
Label MCA Nashville
Producer Richard Bennett
Steve Fishell
Raul Malo
The Mavericks chronology
The Mavericks
(1991)
From Hell to Paradise
(1992)
What a Crying Shame
(1994)
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From Hell to Paradise is the second album by the American country music band The Mavericks. It was released in 1992 on MCA Nashville Records. The album comprises ten songs, including four from their 1991 self-titled debut: "Mr. Jones", "The End of the Line (Jim Baker)", "This Broken Heart", and "A Better Way". Two cover songs are also featured on this compilation: "Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache)" and "Hey Good Lookin'", which were previously recorded by Buck Owens and Hank Williams, respectively. The latter cover was one of two singles released from this album, and it peaked at #74 on the Billboard country charts in 1992. The other, "I Got You" b/w "A Better Way" failed to chart.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Raul Malo except where noted.

  1. "Mr. Jones" – 3:24
  2. "The End of the Line (Jim Baker)" – 3:33
  3. "Excuse Me (I Think I've Got a Heartache)" (Buck Owens, Harlan Howard) – 2:38
  4. "This Broken Heart" – 3:45
  5. "I Got You" (Malo, Radney Foster) – 3:11
  6. "From Hell to Paradise" – 4:46
  7. "A Better Way" – 3:49
  8. "Forever Blue" – 3:26
  9. "Hey Good Lookin'" (Hank Williams) – 2:37
  10. "Children" – 5:04

References[edit]

  • Allmusic (see infobox)