Kathy Mattea discography

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Kathy Mattea discography
Releases
Studio albums 15
Compilation albums 2
Singles 41
Music videos 18
No. 1 Singles 4

The discography of Kathy Mattea, an American country music singer, comprises fifteen studio albums, two compilation albums and forty-one singles. From 1984 to 1997, Mattea recorded for Mercury Records, the label with which she achieved her greatest commercial success. During this time period, she had six consecutive albums, five studio and one compilation, certified Gold or Platinum by the RIAA. To date, Mattea has a total of 17 Top 10 singles on the Billboard charts as either a solo artist or as part of a collaborative effort. Of those Top 10 singles, four of them, "Goin' Gone", "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses", "Come from the Heart" and "Burnin' Old Memories", peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.

Studio albums[edit]

1980s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
CAN Country
[3]
Kathy Mattea 42
From My Heart
  • Release date: 1985
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
42
Walk the Way the Wind Blows
  • Release date: 1986
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
13
Untasted Honey
  • Release date: September 28, 1987
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
11
Willow in the Wind
  • Release date: April 4, 1989
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
6 82 28
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1990s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
UK
[5]
Time Passes By
  • Release date: March 19, 1991
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
9 72
Lonesome Standard Time
  • Release date: September 22, 1992
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette, DCC
41 182
Walking Away a Winner
  • Release date: May 17, 1994
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
12 87
Love Travels 15 121 65

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
US Country
[1]
US Blue-
grass

[6]
US Folk
[7]
The Innocent Years
  • Release date: May 16, 2000
  • Label: Mercury Nashville
  • Formats: CD, cassette
35
Roses
  • Release date: July 30, 2002
  • Label: Narada Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
38
Right Out of Nowhere
  • Release date: September 27, 2005
  • Label: Narada Records
  • Formats: CD, music download
73
Coal
  • Release date: April 1, 2008
  • Label: Captain Potato
  • Formats: CD, music download
64 1
Calling Me Home 54 2 21
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart
positions
Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[1]
US
[2]
UK
[5]
A Collection of Hits
  • Release date: August 7, 1990
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
8 80
Special Collection
  • Release date: 1995
  • Label: PolyGram Special Market
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Ready for the Storm
  • Release date: 1995
  • Label: Mercury
  • Formats: CD
61
The Definitive Collection
  • Release date: August 29, 2006
  • Label: Mercury Nashville
  • Formats: CD, music download
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Holiday albums[edit]

Title Details Peak positions
US Country
[1]
Good News
  • Release date: September 21, 1993
  • Label: PolyGram/Mercury Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
51
Joy for Christmas Day
  • Release date: September 20, 2003
  • Label: Narada Records
  • Formats: CD, cassette
69

Singles[edit]

1980s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US Country
[9]
US AC
[10]
CAN Country
[11]
1983 "Street Talk" 25 Kathy Mattea
1984 "Someone Is Falling in Love" 26
"You've Got a Soft Place to Fall" 44
"That's Easy for You to Say" 50
1985 "It's Your Reputation Talkin'" 34 From My Heart
"He Won't Give In" 22
"Heart of the Country" 46
1986 "Love at the Five and Dime" 3 Walk the Way the Wind Blows
"Walk the Way the Wind Blows" 10
1987 "You're the Power" 5
"Train of Memories" 6 15
"Goin' Gone" 1 3 Untasted Honey
1988 "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" 1 1
"Untold Stories" 4 *
"Life as We Knew It" 4 *
1989 "Come from the Heart" 1 1 Willow in the Wind
"Burnin' Old Memories" 1 4
"Where've You Been" 10 25 13
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
* denotes unknown peak positions

1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[9]
CAN Country
[11]
1990 "She Came from Fort Worth" 2 13 Willow in the Wind
"The Battle Hymn of Love" (with Tim O'Brien) 9 10 A Collection of Hits
"A Few Good Things Remain" 9 7
1991 "Time Passes By" 7 7 Time Passes By
"Whole Lotta Holes" 18 12
"Asking Us to Dance" 27 65
1992 "Lonesome Standard Time" 11 14 Lonesome Standard Time
1993 "Standing Knee Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst)" 19 24
"Seeds" 50 37
"Listen to the Radio" 64
1994 "Walking Away a Winner" 3 16 Walking Away a Winner
"Nobody's Gonna Rain on Our Parade" 13 8
"Maybe She's Human" 34 36
1995 "Clown in Your Rodeo" 20 37
1997 "455 Rocket" 21 16 Love Travels
"I'm on Your Side"
"Love Travels" 39 79
1998 "Patiently Waiting"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

2000s and 2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country
[9]
CAN Country
[11]
2000 "The Trouble with Angels" 53 The Innocent Years
"BFD" 63 46
2002 "They Are the Roses" Roses
2006 "Live It" Right Out of Nowhere
2012 "Hello, My Name Is Coal" Calling Me Home
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Other singles[edit]

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Chart positions Album
US Country
[9]
US US AC CAN Country
[11]
1991 "Voices That Care" Various Artists 11 6 N/A
1993 "Romeo" Dolly Parton & Friends 27 50 33 Slow Dancing with the Moon
1994 "Teach Your Children" The Red Hots 75 Red Hot + Country
1999 "Among the Missing" Michael McDonald 73 N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
1984 "You've Got a Soft Place to Fall"
1985 "Heart of the Country" (live)
1986 "Walk the Way the Wind Blows"
1988 "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses" Jim May/Coke Sams
1989 "Come from the Heart" Jim May
"Where've You Been"
1990 "The Battle Hymn of Love" (with Tim O'Brien) Bill Pope
1991 "Time Passes By" Jack Cole
"Asking Us to Dance"
1992 "Lonesome Standard Time"
1993 "Standing Knee Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst)" Michael Salomon
"There's a New Kid in Town" Steven Goldmann
"Mary, Did You Know?" Jim Hershleder
1994 "Walking Away a Winner" Steven Goldmann
"Nobody's Gonna Rain on Our Parade"
"Maybe She's Human" Jim Hershleder
1995 "Clown in Your Rodeo" Steven Goldmann
1997 "455 Rocket"
"I'm on Your Side"
2000 "The Trouble with Angels"
2012 "Hello, My Name Is Coal"[12] Becky Fluke

Guest apperanaces[edit]

Year Title Artist Director
1991 "Voices That Care" Various Artists David S. Jackson
1993 "Romeo" Dolly Parton Randee St. Nicholas
1994 "Teach Your Children" The Red Hots
"He Thinks He'll Keep Her" (live) Mary Chapin Carpenter Bud Schaetzle
2000 "Among the Missing" Michael McDonald

References[edit]