Population Me

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Population Me
Studio album by Dwight Yoakam
Released June 24, 2003
Genre Country
Length 31:51
Label Audium Records
Producer Pete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam chronology
South of Heaven, West of Hell
(2001)
Population Me
(2003)
In Others' Words
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Population Me is an album by Dwight Yoakam. It was released in June 2003. The album spawned two singles, "The Back Of Your Hand" and "The Late Great Golden State". Another featured song is "If Teardrops Were Diamonds," a duet with country music legend Willie Nelson. "The Back of Your Hand" was featured in the third-season finale of the FX cop drama The Shield. "Trains and Boats and Planes" is a cover of a frequently recorded song co-written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Late Great Golden State" (Mike Stinson) - 2:26
  2. "No Such Thing" (Dwight Yoakam) - 3:19
  3. "Fair to Midland" (Yoakam) - 3:26
  4. "An Exception to the Rule" (Yoakam) - 2:20
  5. "Population Me" (Yoakam) - 4:42
  6. "Stayin' Up Late (Thinkin' About It)" (Yoakam) - 2:50
  7. "Trains and Boats and Planes" (Burt Bacharach/Hal David) - 3:21
  8. "If Teardrops Were Diamonds" (Yoakam) - 3:20
  9. "I'd Avoid Me Too" (Yoakam) - 2:59
  10. "The Back of Your Hand" (Gregg Lee Henry) - 3:08

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 8
U.S. Billboard 200 75
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 3

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions
US Country
2003 "The Back of Your Hand" 52
"The Late Great Golden State" 52

References[edit]