Bear Creek (album)

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Bear Creek
Bear Creek.jpg
Studio album by Brandi Carlile
Released June 5, 2012
Recorded Bear Creek Studios
Genre Folk rock
Length 50:56
Label Columbia
Producer Trina Shoemaker, Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth, Phil Hanseroth, Jay Joyce
Brandi Carlile chronology
Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony
(2011)Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony2011
Bear Creek
The Firewatcher's Daughter
(2015)The Firewatcher's Daughter2015
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]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hard Way Home" Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth 3:21
2. "Raise Hell" Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth 4:08
3. "Save Part of Yourself" Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth 3:22
4. "That Wasn't Me" Brandi Carlile 3:42
5. "Keep Your Heart Young" Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth 3:20
6. "100" Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth 3:21
7. "A Promise to Keep" Tim Hanseroth 4:02
8. "I'll Still Be There" Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth 3:26
9. "What Did I Ever Come Here For" Phil Hanseroth 3:40
10. "Heart's Content" Brandi Carlile 3:34
11. "Rise Again" Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth 4:11
12. "In the Morrow" Brandi Carlile, Tim Hanseroth 4:02
13. "Just Kids" Brandi Carlile, Jared Faw 6:47
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. 
  3. ^ Bear Creek - Brandi Carlile

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