Heroes (Paul Overstreet album)

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Heroes
Studio album by Paul Overstreet
Released 1991
Genre Country
Length 39:34
Label RCA Nashville
Producer Brown Bannister
Paul Overstreet
Paul Overstreet chronology
Sowin' Love
(1989)
Heroes
(1991)
Love Is Strong
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Heroes is the third album released by American country music artist Paul Overstreet. The album was released by RCA Records in 1991 (see 1991 in country music). The album reached #17 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and charted at #21 on the Top Christian Albums chart. This album produced three top ten singles including Overstreet's first and only number 1 song, "Daddy's Come Around". Other singles and their peaks on the chart were "Heroes" (#4), "Ball and Chain" (#5), "If I Could Bottle This Up" (#30), and "Billy Can't Read" (#57).

Content[edit]

Paul Overstreet wrote or co-wrote every track on the album, most of them with Don Schlitz. Fellow country artists Pam Tillis and Trisha Yearwood sing background vocals as well as Christian Music singer Chris Rodriguez. On the LP release of the album, the songs "I'm So Glad I was Dreaming" and "Straight and Narrow" were not included, leaving the album with nine tracks.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ball and Chain" (Paul Overstreet, Don Schlitz) - 3:38
  2. "If I Could Bottle This Up" (Overstreet, Dean Dillon) - 3:49
  3. "Daddy's Come Around" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:38
  4. "Love Lives On" (Overstreet, Taylor Dunn) - 3:08
  5. "Heroes" (Overstreet, Claire Cloninger) - 4:28
  6. "I'm So Glad I was Dreaming" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:45
  7. "Straight and Narrow" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:21
  8. "Billy Can't Read" (Overstreet, Jerry Michael) - 3:49
  9. "She Supports Her Man" (Overstreet) - 4:01
  10. "'Til the Mountains Disappear" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 2:37
  11. "The Calm at the Center of My Storm" (Overstreet, Schlitz) - 3:23

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 17
U.S. Billboard Top Christian Albums 21
U.S. Billboard 200 163

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Paul Overstreet - Heroes review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-12-29. 
  2. ^ Heroes (LP). Paul Overstreet. RCA Records. 1991. 150526.