Cartwheels (Ward Thomas album)

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Cartwheels
Cartwheels Ward Thomas.jpg
Studio album by Ward Thomas
Released2 September 2016
Recorded2016
GenreCountry Pop
Length49:22
Label
  • Sony Music
  • WTW Music
Producer
  • Martin Terefe
  • Jimmy Hogarth
Ward Thomas chronology
From Where We Stand
(2014)
Cartwheels
(2016)
A Shorter Story
(2017)
Singles from Cartwheels
  1. "Carry You Home"
    Released: 10 June 2016
  2. "Guilty Flowers"
    Released: 29 July 2016
  3. "Cartwheels"
    Released: 28 October 2016
  4. "Boomerang"
    Released: 3 February 2017
  5. "Material"
    Released: 5 May 2017

Cartwheels is the second studio album by British modern country-pop music duo Ward Thomas. It was released on 2 September 2016 by Sony Music/WTW Music. The album includes the singles "Carry You Home", "Guilty Flowers", and the title track "Cartwheels". It became the first album by a UK country act to reach number one on the UK Albums Chart suppassing the previous record by The Shires.[1] It has since gone silver in the UK. The album was produced by Martin Terefe and Jimmy Hogarth. They have performed on BBC's The One Show, Children In Need Rocks For Terry Wogan and Sunday Brunch to promote the album.

Singles[edit]

"Carry You Home" was released as the lead single from the album on 10 June 2016. "Guilty Flowers" was released as the second single from the album on 29 July 2016 and was added to BBC Radio 2's playlist.

"Cartwheels" was chosen as the album's third single, released on 28 October 2016 as a download bundle with a cover of the Lenny Kravitz track, "Fly Away". In December 2016, Ward Thomas announced during a show at London's Roundhouse that the fourth single release would be "Boomerang". Ward Thomas announced their fifth single as "Material", which was promoted via an interactive video in which the user controls who they watch and hear throughout.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Carry You Home"
  • Lizzy Ward Thomas
  • Catherine Ward Thomas
  • Rebekah Powell
  • Jessica Sharman
  • Glen Scott
  • Martin Terefe
  • Jimmy Hogarth
3:35
2."Almost Easy"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Sharman
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:33
3."Material"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Martin Terefe
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:27
4."Cartwheels"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Tonya Poe
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:50
5."Guilty Flowers"
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:03
6."Lose Me"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Cheyenne Medders
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
2:42
7."Good on You"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:58
8."When It's Not Me"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Jamie Kenney
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:41
9."Boomerang"
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:34
10."Dirt and Gold"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Poe
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:51
11."Where the Sky Is"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Sharman
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:03
12."Proof"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Sharman
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:16
13."Who I'm Not"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Sharman
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
3:45
14."Safe"
  • L. Ward Thomas
  • C. Ward Thomas
  • Powell
  • Terefe
  • Hogarth
4:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[2] 1
Scottish Albums (OCC)[3] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Release date Format Label
United Kingdom 2 September 2016[4]
  • CD/download/double vinyl
  • Sony Music/WTW Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sexton, Paul (9 September 2016). "Ward Thomas Is First Homegrown Country Act to Score No. 1 Album on U.K. Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Ward Thomas | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Cartwheels by Ward Thomas on Apple Music". Apple Inc. Retrieved 11 September 2016.

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