Hanna–McEuen (album)

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Hanna–McEuen
Studio album by Hanna–McEuen
Released August 16, 2005 (2005-08-16)
Genre Country
Label DreamWorks Nashville
Producer James Stroud and Hanna–McEuen

Hanna–McEuen is the only album by American country music duo Hanna–McEuen. It was released on August 16, 2005 by DreamWorks Records Nashville. The album charted at number 42 on Top Country Albums and included the single "Something Like a Broken Heart", which peaked at number 38 on Hot Country Songs.

Critical reception[edit]

It received positive reviews. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic called it "one of the best debuts of 2005" and cited the duo's country rock and alternative country influences, rating it four-and-a-half stars out of five.[1] Entertainment Weekly reviewer Chris Willman gave a B+, comparing its sound to The Mavericks and calling it "an euphonic, often euphoric alternative."[2] Jack Lowe of About.com gave it five stars, saying that it was "very smooth and fun to listen to."[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fool Around" (Jaime Hanna, Alan Miller) - 3:22
  2. "Blue Sunrise" (Hanna, Charles English, Miller) - 3:34
  3. "Read Between the Lies" (Hanna, Jonathan McEuen, Miller) - 3:30
  4. "Something Like a Broken Heart" (Hanna, Robert Reynolds, Miller) - 3:52
  5. "The End of Me" (Hanna, Dennis Britt, Miller) - 2:32
  6. "Wild Eyes of Love" (Hanna, Miller, Angelo Petraglia) - 2:54
  7. "Prayer for You" (Jessie Siebenberg, McEuen) - 3:45
  8. "Is It Only Me" (Hanna, Don Schlitz) - 3:54
  9. "Someone Else" (Hanna, Miller) - 4:03
  10. "Tell Me" (Hanna, Raul Malo, Miller) - 3:13
  11. "Rock and a Heartache" (Hanna, Britt, Miller) - 3:24
  12. "Ocean" (Jimmy Adams, McEuen) - 4:07

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.[4]

Hanna–McEuen[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 42

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Hanna-McEuen review". Allmusic. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Willman, Chris (19 August 2005). "Hanna-McEuen review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Lowe, Jack. "Hanna-McEuen review". About.com. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Hanna-McEuen (Media notes). Hanna-McEuen. Nashville, Tennessee: DreamWorks Records Nashville. 2005. B0001399-02.