Another Country (Tift Merritt album)

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Another Country
Studio album by Tift Merritt
Released February 26, 2008
Recorded Dave's Room
Los Angeles, California
Genre Alternative country
Length 42:02
Label Fantasy Records
Producer George Drakoulias
Tift Merritt chronology
Home is Loud
Another Country
Buckingham Solo
Professional ratings
Review scores
PopMatters(8/10) [1]
Allmusic4/5 stars [2]
Pitchfork Media(5.0/10) [3]
Slant3.5/5 stars [4]

Another Country is a studio album by singer-songwriter Tift Merritt. It was recorded in the summer of 2007, produced in L.A. by George Drakoulias, and released on February 26, 2008 by Fantasy Records. For her third album, Tift Merritt took hiatus with a piano in Paris and came home with her most personal and powerful songs to date. Merritt has described the writing as a plainspoken look at the distance we all attempt to cross: between two people, between one heart and the rest of the world.

In its first week of release, the album's first single "Broken" reached #1 on the Americana Radio Chart compiled by the Americana Music Association. This is her second time working with producer George Drakoulias, who produced her last studio album Tambourine.

Track list[edit]

All songs written by Tift Merritt, unless otherwise noted.

1."Something to Me"4:11
3."Another Country"4:44
4."Hopes Too High"3:34
5."Morning is My Destination"3:19
6."Keep You Happy"5:08
7."I Know What I'm Looking for Now"3:59
8."Tell Me Something True"3:01
9."My Heart is Free"3:32
10."Tender Branch"3:34
11."Mille Tendresses"3:10
12."Heart Run Wild (iTunes bonus track)"3:47
Bonus disc "Please Break the Silence of the Middle of the Night"
1."Morning is My Destination (Just Past Midnight Mix)" 3:10
2."Tell Me Something True (Solo Acoustic)" 3:09
3."I Live for You"George Harrison2:33
4."Wayward and Weary" 4:01
5."Last to Know" 4:21