Crosseyed Heart

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Crosseyed Heart
Crosseyed Heart.png
Studio album by Keith Richards
Released 18 September 2015
Genre Rock, rock and roll, blues, country, reggae
Length 57:57
Label Republic[1]
Producer Keith Richards. Steve Jordan
Keith Richards chronology
Main Offender
(1992)
Crosseyed Heart
(2015)
Singles from Crosseyed Heart
  1. "Trouble"
    Released: 17 July 2015
  2. "Heartstopper"
    Released: 6 November 2015

Crosseyed Heart is the third solo album by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards.[2] Released on 18 September 2015, it is Richards' first studio album in 23 years since Main Offender. As with his first two albums, it was recorded with his band the X-Pensive Winos.

The first single from the album, "Trouble", was released on 17 July 2015, prior to the album's release.[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
The Guardian4/5 stars[5]
Mojo4/5 stars[6]
NME4/5[7]
Paste9/10[8]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[9]
Slant Magazine3.5/5 stars[10]

Crosseyed Heart was met with positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 76, based on 19 reviews, indicating "generally favourable reviews".[11]

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Year Rank
Mr. Wavvy Top 20 Albums of 2015 2015

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Keith Richards and Steve Jordan, except where noted[13].

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Crosseyed Heart"Keith Richards1:52
2."Heartstopper" 3:04
3."Amnesia" 3:35
4."Robbed Blind"Keith Richards4:00
5."Trouble" 4:17
6."Love Overdue"Gregory Isaacs3:28
7."Nothing On Me" 3:47
8."Suspicious"Keith Richards3:42
9."Blues In the Morning" 4:25
10."Something For Nothing" 3:28
11."Illusion"Keith Richards, Steve Jordan, Norah Jones3:48
12."Just a Gift" 4:01
13."Goodnight Irene"Huddie Ledbetter, Alan Lomax5:46
14."Substantial Damage" 4:21
15."Lover’s Plea"Keith Richards, Steve Jordan, David Porter4:23
16."Love Overdue" (Best Buy exclusive bonus track[14])  

Personnel[edit]

The X-Pensive Winos

Additional musicians

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Argentine Albums (CAPIF)[15] 1
Australian Albums (ARIA)[16] 15
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[17] 1
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[18] 8
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[19] 8
Canada Top Albums/CDs (RPM)[20] 11
Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI)[21] 6
Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[22] 8
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[23] 4
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[24] 25
French Albums (SNEP)[25] 7
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[26] 3
Greek Albums (IFPI)[27] 6
Irish Albums (IRMA)[28] 19
Italian Albums (FIMI)[29] 7
Japanese Albums (Oricon)[30] 6
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[31] 5
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[32] 4
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[33] 16
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[34] 14
South Korean Albums (Gaon)[35] 81
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[36] 12
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[37] 7
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[38] 4
UK Albums (OCC)[39] 7
US Billboard 200[40] 11

(Sales #8)

Singles[edit]

Single Chart (2015) Peak
position
"Trouble" Billboard Adult Alternative Songs

Billboard Mexico Ingles Airplay

UK Top 100 Airplay

20

49

64

"Heartstopper" Billboard Mexico Ingles Airplay 46

References[edit]

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