Trisha Yearwood (album)

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Trisha Yearwood
Studio album by Trisha Yearwood
Released July 2, 1991
Recorded 1990
Genre Country
Length 35:00
Label MCA
Producer Garth Fundis
Trisha Yearwood chronology
Trisha Yearwood
(1991)
Hearts in Armor
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 4/4 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A[3]
Los Angeles Times 2/4 stars[4]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3.5/5 stars[5]

Trisha Yearwood is the eponymous debut album by future country music superstar Trisha Yearwood. It features her first Billboard Hot Country Songs hit "She's in Love with the Boy", which reached the top of the country charts in June 1991. Also included are follow-up hits "Like We Never Had a Broken Heart" at 4, "That's What I Like About You" at 8, and "The Woman Before Me" also at 4. The album itself reached the number 2 position on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, and was certified 2× Platinum for sales of two million copies.

Content[edit]

The track "Victim of the Game" was originally recorded by Yearwood's friend and future husband, Garth Brooks, for his 1990 album No Fences. "That's What I Like About You" was also recorded by James House on his 1990 album Hard Times for an Honest Man.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "She's in Love with the Boy" (Jon Ims) - 4:00
  2. "The Woman Before Me" (Jude Johnstone) - 3:44
  3. "That's What I Like About You" (John Hadley, Kevin Welch, Wally Wilson) - 2:32
  4. "Like We Never Had a Broken Heart" (Pat Alger, Garth Brooks) - 3:34
  5. "Fools Like Me" (Kostas, Hal Ketchum) - 3:54
  6. "Victim of the Game" (Brooks, Mark D. Sanders) - 3:06
  7. "When Goodbye Was a Word" (Gene Nelson, Paul Nelson) - 3:05
  8. "The Whisper of Your Heart" (Chuck Cannon) - 3:30
  9. "You Done Me Wrong (And That Ain't Right)" (Pat McLaughlin) - 3:12
  10. "Lonesome Dove" (Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle) - 3:32

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Garth Fundis - production
  • Garth Brooks - mixing
  • Garth Fundis, Gary Laney, Dave Sinko - engineers
  • Denny Purcell - mastering

Chart positions[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 2
U.S. Billboard 200 31
Canadian RPM Country Albums 6

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions
US Country CAN Country
1991 "She's in Love with the Boy" 1 1
"Like We Never Had a Broken Heart" 4 7
1992 "That's What I Like About You" 8 4
"The Woman Before Me" 4 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. Trisha Yearwood (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Hurst, Jack (1991-07-25). "Trisha Yearwood Trisha Yearwood (MCA)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-04-12. 
  3. ^ Nash, Alanna (1991-08-02). "Trisha Yearwood Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2013-04-12. 
  4. ^ Lewis, Randy (1991-09-29). "In Brief: Trisha Yearwood, "Trisha Yearwood," MCA". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2013-04-12. 
  5. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 894. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.