Hearts (album)

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Hearts
Studio album by America
Released March 19, 1975
Recorded The Record Plant, Sausalito, California, January 1975
Genre Folk rock, pop rock
Label Warner Bros.
Producer George Martin
America chronology
Holiday
(1974)
Hearts
(1975)
History: America's Greatest Hits
(1975)
Singles from Hearts
  1. "Sister Golden Hair"
    Released: July 1975
  2. "Daisy Jane"
    Released: July 1975
  3. "Woman Tonight"
    Released: 1975

Hearts is the fifth original studio album by American folk rock trio America, released by Warner Bros. Records in 1975, (see 1975 in music). The album was produced by legendary Beatles producer George Martin.

This album was a big hit in the US, reaching number 4 on the Billboard album chart and being certified GOLD by the RIAA. It produced three hit singles: "Sister Golden Hair" went to number 1 on the Billboard singles chart and number 5 on the Adult Contemporary chart; and "Daisy Jane" which peaked at 20 on the Billboard singles chart and number 4 on the Adult Contemporary chart; and the funky "Woman Tonight" which reached 44 on the Billboard singles chart and 41 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Several other songs received radio airplay on FM stations playing album tracks including "Old Virginia", "Bell Tree" and "Midnight".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Daisy Jane" (Gerry Beckley) – 3:07
  2. "Half a Man" (Dan Peek) – 3:33
  3. "Midnight" (Dewey Bunnell, Beckley) – 2:41
  4. "Bell Tree" (Beckley) – 2:32
  5. "Old Virginia" (Peek, Peek) – 3:28
  6. "People in the Valley" (Bunnell) – 2:43
  7. "Company" (Bunnell) – 3:23
  8. "Woman Tonight" (Peek) – 2:19
  9. "The Story of a Teenager" (Peek, Beckley) – 3:19
  10. "Sister Golden Hair" (Beckley) – 3:16
  11. "Tomorrow" (Peek) – 2:48
  12. "Seasons" (Bunnell) – 3:00
  13. "Simple Life" (bonus track on Japanese CD)

Personnel[edit]

  • Gerry Beckley – vocals, guitar
  • Dewey Bunnell – vocals, guitar, drums
  • Dan Peek – vocals, guitar
  • David Dickey – bass
  • Willie Leacox – drums, percussion
  • George Martin – piano

Uncredited - Cello (On "Daisy Jane".)

Production notes:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hearts > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved August 15, 2011.