I Feel Alright

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I Feel Alright
Studio album by Steve Earle
Released March 5, 1996
Genre Country rock
Length 40:08
Label E-Squared/Warner Bros.
Producer Ray Kennedy and Richard Bennett (tracks: 1, 5, 8 to 12), Richard Dodd (tracks: 2 to 4, 6 and 7)
Steve Earle chronology
Train a Comin'
(1995)
I Feel Alright
(1996)
El Corazón
(1997)

I Feel Alright is the sixth studio album by Steve Earle, released in 1996.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Steve Earle

  1. "Feel Alright" — 3:04
  2. "Hard-Core Troubadour" — 2:41
  3. "More Than I Can Do" — 2:37
  4. "Hurtin' Me, Hurtin' You" — 3:21
  5. "Now She's Gone" — 2:48
  6. "Poor Boy" — 2:55
  7. "Valentine's Day" — 2:59
  8. "The Unrepentant" — 4:31
  9. "CCKMP" — 4:30
  10. "Billy and Bonnie" — 3:39
  11. "South Nashville Blues" — 3:39
  12. "You're Still Standin' There" — 3:24

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Cover Art[edit]

Production[edit]

Ray Kennedy and Richard Bennett (tracks: 1, 5, 8 to 12), Richard Dodd (tracks: 2 to 4, 6 and 7)

Releases[edit]

year format label catalog #
1996 CD Warner Bros. Records 46201
1996 cassette Warner Bros. Records 46201
1996 CD Transatlantic 227

Charts[edit]

year chart peak
1996 The Billboard 200 106

Accolades[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Relix (not rated)[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars [3]
Organization/Publication Year Accolade Position Reference
Eye Weekly (Canada) 1996 "Albums of the year" 8 [4]
Guitar Player (USA) 1997 "Best Country Guitar album" 3 [5]
Nashville Music Awards (USA) 1997 best rock album * [6]
Spin (USA) 1999 "Top 90 Albums of the 90s" 75 [7]

Notes and sources[edit]

  1. ^ Kurt Wolf, Review: I Feel Alright", Allmusic
  2. ^ Roger Len Smith, "Steve Earle: Rock Rebel Rips a Hole in Country" [review of Train A-Coming and I Feel Alright], Relix, 23:5, October 1996, p. 17
  3. ^ Don Mcleese, "I Feel Alright: Review", Rolling Stone, 729, February 2, 1998
  4. ^ Eye Weekly (Canadian cross-country critics poll), 1996
  5. ^ "27th Annual Guitar Player Readers Poll", Guitar Player, 31:2, February 1997, p. 40-41 (tie for 3rd place w/ Dwight Yoakam's Gone, behind Junior Brown's Semi Crazy, and Steve Wariner's No More Mr. Nice Guy)
  6. ^ Deborah Evans Price, "Nashville Awards Celebrate More Than Just Country", Billboard, 109:8, February 22, 1997, p. 26,28
  7. ^ "Spin's Top 90 Albums of the 90's"