Crop Circles (album)

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Crop Circles
CropCircles.jpg
Studio album by Dean Brody
Released November 5, 2013 (2013-11-05)
Genre Country
Length 45:25
Label Open Road
Producer Matt Rovey
Dean Brody chronology
Dirt
(2012)
Crop Circles
(2013)
Gypsy Road
(2015)
Singles from Crop Circles
  1. "Bounty"
    Released: August 19, 2013
  2. "Crop Circles"
    Released: December 2013
  3. "Another Man's Gold"
    Released: April 2014
  4. "Mountain Man"
    Released: September 2014
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Top Country 5/5 stars[1]

Crop Circles is the fourth studio album by Canadian country music artist Dean Brody. It was released on November 5, 2013 via Open Road Recordings.[2] The first single, "Bounty", featuring guest vocals from Lindi Ortega, was released in August 2013.[3]

Crop Circles won Country Album of the Year at the 2014 Juno Awards.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Shenieka Russell-Metcalf of Top Country gave the album five stars out of five, writing that "the album’s lyrical content and music is pure brilliant."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Four Wheel Drive"   Dean Brody 3:47
2. "Bounty" (featuring Lindi Ortega) Brody 4:12
3. "Sand in My Soul"   Brody, Marty Dodson 2:49
4. "Crop Circles"   Brody 4:27
5. "Mountain Man"   Brody 3:18
6. "Another Man's Gold"   Brody, Jason Barry 4:04
7. "Back to the Front Porch"   Brody, Dodson, Matt Rovey 3:12
8. "Marianne"   Brody 4:16
9. "The Little Things About Us"   Brody 3:46
10. "My Last Broken Heart"   Jeff Middleton, Josh Thompson 3:27
11. "The Old Sand Bar"   Brody 3:19
12. "Kansas Cried"   Brody, Matt Fleener 4:48
Total length:
45:25

Personnel[edit]

  • Jason Barry - banjo, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, resonator guitar, hi-string acoustic guitar
  • Brinn Black - background vocals
  • Dean Brody - acoustic guitar, lead vocals, background vocals
  • J.T. Corenflos - electric guitar
  • Ricko Donovan - dulcimer
  • Dan Dugmore - steel guitar
  • Jennifer Fiedler - background vocals
  • Larry Franklin - fiddle, mandolin
  • Scott Galloway - accordion, Hammond B-3 organ, keyboards, piano
  • Bob Hallett - tin whistle
  • Tommy Harden - drums, percussion
  • Mark Hill - bass guitar
  • Danica Honeycutt - background vocals
  • Sara Kauss - background vocals
  • Trey Keller - banjo
  • Andy Leftwich - fiddle, mandolin
  • Mark McIntyre - bass guitar
  • Emily McMannis - background vocals
  • Jerry McPherson - electric guitar
  • Lyle Molzan - drums
  • Lindi Ortega - duet vocals on "Bounty"
  • Carly Pearce - background vocals
  • Bailee Poggendorf - background vocals
  • Gary Prim - Hammond B-3 organ, piano
  • Mike Rojas - accordion, Hammond B-3 organ, piano
  • Alicia Rovey - background vocals
  • Karina Rovey - background vocals
  • Leah Rovey - background vocals
  • Matt Rovey - percussion, background vocals
  • Traesa Rovey - background vocals
  • John Wesley Ryles - background vocals
  • Scotty Sanders - dobro, steel guitar
  • Mardi Sheridan - background vocals
  • Jimmie Lee Sloas - bass guitar
  • Bobby Terry - acoustic guitar, resonator guitar

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[5] 17

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
CAN Country
[6]
CAN
[7]
2013 "Bounty" 1 46
"Crop Circles" 9 62
2014 "Another Man's Gold" 7 85
"Mountain Man" 13 96

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Russell-Metcalf, Shenieka (November 5, 2013). "Reviewed: Dean Brody's "Crop Circles"". Top Country. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ Stevenson, Jane (November 4, 2013). "Dean Brody just having fun with 'Crop Circles'". Toronto Sun. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ Frenette, Brad (August 22, 2013). "Listen to Dean Brody's new single, 'Bounty'". CBC Music. Retrieved November 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ Patch, Nick (March 30, 2014). "Arcade Fire, Drake, among early Juno Award winners". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved March 30, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dean Brody – Chart history" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Dean Brody.
  6. ^ "Dean Brody Album & Song Chart History - Canada Country". Billboard. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Dean Brody Album & Song Chart History - Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved July 15, 2011.