Down in a Hole (album)

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Down in a Hole
Down In A Hole Album Artwork.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 19, 2016 (2016-08-19)
Recorded2014–15
Genre
Label
ProducerJude Cole
Kiefer Sutherland chronology
Down in a Hole
(2016)
Reckless and Me
(2019)
Singles from Down in a Hole
  1. "Not Enough Whiskey"
    Released: 28 March 2016
  2. "Can't Stay Away"
    Released: 27 July 2016

Down in a Hole is the debut studio album by actor Kiefer Sutherland, produced by Jude Cole from the label Ironworks which Sutherland co-owns. The album was released on August 19, 2016.[1]

Background[edit]

Down in a Hole is a country album[2] containing 11 songs written by Sutherland and Cole. The actor first announced his venture in music in 2015.[3] The first single "Not Enough Whiskey" was released on March 28, 2016. Since then, Sutherland went on tour in entire North America with his band and even appeared at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. On August 25, 2016, Sutherland performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote his album.[4]

The music video for the song "Can't Stay Away" was released on July 27, 2016.

On 6 March 2017, a music video for "I'll Do Anything" was released.

On 28 April 2017, a music video for "Shirley Jean" was released.

Sutherland continued to tour supporting for the album throughout 2017 and 2018.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Can't Stay Away"Kiefer Sutherland, Jude Cole3:31
2."Truth in Your Eyes"Sutherland, Cole4:22
3."I'll Do Anything"Sutherland, Cole3:21
4."Not Enough Whiskey"Sutherland, Cole3:57
5."Going Home"Sutherland, Cole, Jason Wade4:26
6."Calling Out Your Name"Sutherland, Cole4:26
7."My Best Friend"Sutherland, Cole4:36
8."Shirley Jean"Sutherland, Cole4:17
9."All She Wrote"Sutherland, Cole4:54
10."Down in a Hole"Sutherland, Cole3:47
11."Gonna Die"Sutherland, Cole3:10
Total length:44:47

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

The album made its debut at No. 18 on the Americana/Folk Albums chart and No. 35 on Top Country Albums, with 1,000 copies sold according to Nielsen Music.[5] The album has sold 8,100 copies in the United States as of May 2017.[6]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Top Country Albums (Billboard) 35
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former '24' Star Kiefer Sutherland Announces Debut Album 'Down In a Hole'". Billboard. 11 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Kiefer Sutherland on His Debut Album: 'I Hear About an Actor Wanting to Do Music and My Eyes Roll Back Too'". People.com. 21 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Go Behind the Scenes of Kiefer Sutherland's 'Down In a Hole' Album". The Rolling Stone. 13 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Kiefer Sutherland Performs "Can't Stay Away"". YouTube. 25 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Kiefer Sutherland Makes Chart Debut With New Country Album". Billboard. 31 August 2016.
  6. ^ Bjorke, Matt (22 May 2017). "The Top 10 Country Albums Chart: May 22, 2017". Roughstock.