A Thousand Miles Left Behind

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A Thousand Miles Left Behind
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Studio album by Gloriana
Released July 31, 2012 (2012-07-31)
Genre Country
Length 42:47
Label Emblem/Warner Bros. Nashville
Producer Matt Serletic
Gloriana chronology
Gloriana
(2009)
A Thousand Miles Left Behind
(2012)
Three
(2015)
Singles from A Thousand Miles Left Behind
  1. "Wanna Take You Home"
    Released: March 28, 2011
  2. "(Kissed You) Good Night"
    Released: October 17, 2011
  3. "Can't Shake You"
    Released: September 10, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

A Thousand Miles Left Behind is the second studio album by American country music band Gloriana. It was released on July 31, 2012 via Emblem Music Group/Warner Bros. Records.[2]

Content[edit]

It is their first album since the departure of band member Cheyenne Kimball in 2011.[3] According to group member Tom Gossin, the album was completed before Kimball's departure, but the songs (including "Wanna Take You Home") were then re-recorded without her. A song that Kimball wrote (called "Piece of My Heart"[4]) was also removed from the track list.[5]

The trio had a hand in writing all of the album's eleven tracks.[6] Three singles have been released from the project, including the group's first top five song, "(Kissed You) Good Night."[7]

Commercial performance[edit]

A Thousand Miles Left Behind debuted at No. 2 on Country Albums, and No. 11 on Billboard 200, selling 23,000 copies in its first week.[8] It has sold 118,000 copies in the US as of May 2015.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Gold Rush"Tom Gossin, Tommy Lee James, Matt Serletic4:16
2."Sunset Lovin'"Mike Gossin, Serletic, Hillary Lindsey3:17
3."Wanna Take You Home"T. Gossin, Serletic, Wendell Mobley3:45
4."(Kissed You) Good Night"T. Gossin, Josh Kear3:52
5."Carolina Rose"T. Gossin, Karyn Rochelle, James T. Slater3:50
6."Go On…Miss Me"M. Gossin, Rachel Reinert, Serletic3:43
7."Can't Shake You"T. Gossin, Slater, Stephanie Bentley4:27
8."Soldier Song"M. Gossin, T. Gossin, Serletic4:02
9."Turn My World Around"M. Gossin, Kear, Serletic3:42
10."Doing It Our Way"Danny Myrick, Reinert, Serletic3:44
11."Where My Heart Belongs"Myrick, Reinert, Serletic4:09

Personnel[edit]

Gloriana[edit]

Additional Musicians[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 11
US Billboard Top Country Albums[10] 2

End of year charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Year-end
2010
US Billboard Top Country Albums 63[11]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US Country Airplay
[12]
US CAN
2011 "Wanna Take You Home"[13] 34
"(Kissed You) Good Night"[10] 2 34 60
2012 "Can't Shake You"[13] 20 16 83
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "A Thousand Miles Left Behind review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Conaway, Alanna (July 12, 2012). "Gloriana's Hit Single '(Kissed You) Good Night' Strikes Gold". Taste of Country. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gloriana, 'A Thousand Miles Left Behind' Release Date Revealed". The Boot. May 22, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Gloriana - Piece of My Heart at 93.7 The Bull". YouTube. April 28, 2011. Retrieved October 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ Thompson, Gayle (4 November 2011). "Gloriana's Musical Journey Comes Full Circle". The Boot. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Wyland, Sarah (May 23, 2012). "Gloriana to Release A Thousand Miles Left Behind July 31". Great American Country. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Gloriana Go Gold With "(Kissed You) Good Night"". Country Music Television. July 10, 2012. Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  8. ^ Wade Jessen (August 9, 2012). "Country Countdown: Kenny Chesney Keeps Crown, Gloriana Debuts Big". Billboard. 
  9. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on May 15, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b c A Thousand Miles Left Behind at AllMusic
  11. ^ "Best of 2012 - Top Country Albums". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2013-04-07. 
  12. ^ "Gloriana Album & Song Chart History - Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 6, 2012. 
  13. ^ a b "Gloriana Album & Song Chart History". Billboard.com.