Across the Borderline
|Across the Borderline|
|Studio album by Willie Nelson|
|Genre||Country, country rock|
|Producer||Don Was, Paul Simon, Roy Halee|
|Willie Nelson chronology|
Across the Borderline is a 1993 album by Willie Nelson. It was produced by Don Was, Paul Simon, and Roy Halee. It includes songs written by Paul Simon, John Hiatt, Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan, Lyle Lovett, and Nelson himself. Featured performers include Bonnie Raitt, David Crosby, and Kris Kristofferson.
The title track, "Across the Borderline", was written by Ry Cooder, John Hiatt, and Jim Dickinson. It is a remake of a song by Freddy Fender, which was featured on the motion picture soundtrack for The Border starring Jack Nicholson.
Nelson and Bob Dylan wrote and performed a new composition, "Heartland", for this album.
Bonnie Raitt duets with Nelson on "Getting Over You".
All tracks composed by Willie Nelson; except where indicated
- "American Tune" (Paul Simon)
- duet with Paul Simon
- "Getting Over You" (Stephen Bruton)
- duet with Bonnie Raitt
- "(The) Most Unoriginal Sin" (John Hiatt)
- "Don't Give Up" (Peter Gabriel)
- duet with Sinead O'Connor
- "Heartland" (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson)
- duet with Bob Dylan
- "Across the Borderline" (Jim Dickinson, John Hiatt, Ry Cooder)
- "Graceland" (Paul Simon)
- "Farther Down the Line" (Lyle Lovett)
- "What Was It You Wanted" (Bob Dylan)
- "I Love the Life I Live" (Willie Dixon)
- "If I Were the Man You Wanted" (Lyle Lovett)
- "She's Not for You"
- "Still Is Still Moving to Me"
|Norwegian Albums Chart||4|
|Canadian Top Country Albums||5|
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||15|
|U.S. Billboard Top 200||75|
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