Bear Creek (album)

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Bear Creek
Bear Creek.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 5, 2012
RecordedBear Creek Studios
GenreCountry folk, Americana
ProducerTrina Shoemaker, Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth, Phil Hanseroth, Jay Joyce
Brandi Carlile chronology
Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony
Bear Creek
The Firewatcher's Daughter
Singles from Bear Creek
  1. "That Wasn't Me"
    Released: April 3, 2012
  2. "Keep Your Heart Young"
    Released: November 5, 2012

Bear Creek is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile. The album was released on June 5, 2012, through Columbia Records.[1] The entire album was produced by Grammy Award winner Trina Shoemaker. The title of the album refers to Bear Creek Studios in which the majority of the album was recorded.


The first single from the album was "That Wasn't Me" which was released on April 3, 2012. The song peaked at #5 on the US Triple A radio format.

The second single "Keep Your Heart Young" was sent to Triple A radios, on November 5, 2012. So far, it peaked at #38 (December 7, 2012).


The album debuted at number 70 on the Canadian Albums Chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

1."Hard Way Home"Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth3:21
2."Raise Hell"Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth4:08
3."Save Part of Yourself"Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth3:22
4."That Wasn't Me"Brandi Carlile3:42
5."Keep Your Heart Young"Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth3:20
6."100"Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth3:21
7."A Promise to Keep"Tim Hanseroth4:02
8."I'll Still Be There"Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth3:26
9."What Did I Ever Come Here For"Phil Hanseroth3:40
10."Heart's Content"Brandi Carlile3:34
11."Rise Again"Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth4:11
12."In the Morrow"Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth4:02
13."Just Kids"Brandi Carlile, Jared Faw6:47
Total length:50:56


All credits are here listed as printed in the album booklet. Personnel are listed alphabetically, with the primary artists listed separately.

  • Brandi Carlile: primary artist, songwriter, vocals, guitar, piano, organ, handclaps, electric guitar, producer
  • Phil Hanseroth: primary artist, songwriter, bass, vocals, handclaps, percussion, tambourine, piano, producer
  • Tim Hanseroth: primary artist, songwriter, guitar, vocals, banjo, ukulele, handclaps, percussion, electric guitars, producer, additional recording
  • Jeb Bows: mandolin, violin
  • Matt Chamberlain: drums, handclaps, percussion
  • Jon Ervie: additional recording
  • Jared Faw: piano
  • (Frogs: Bear Creek frogs)
  • Jason Hall: engineer
  • Michelle Holm: art direction
  • Jay Joyce: mandolin, producer, engineer
  • Frank Liddell: producer
  • Allison Miller: drums, percussion, handclaps
  • Josh Neumann: cello, tambourine
  • Frank Ockenfels: photography
  • Dave Palmer: piano
  • Tina Shoemaker: producer, engineer, mixer
  • Jerry Streeter: assistant engineer
  • Matt Wheeler: assistant producer/engineer
  • Mark Williams: A&R


Chart (2012)[3] Peak
Canadian Albums Chart 70
U.S. Billboard 200 10
U.S. Billboard Rock Albums 3
U.S. Billboard Folk Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 4
U.S. Billboard Tastemaker Albums 2


  1. ^ David Burger (March 19, 2012). "Brandi Carlile, in Utah in July, to release new album in June". Retrieved May 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-11-13. Retrieved 2011-11-13.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Bear Creek - Brandi Carlile

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