Lonely Runs Both Ways

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Lonely Runs Both Ways
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Studio album by Alison Krauss & Union Station
Released November 23, 2004 (2004-11-23)
Recorded 2004
Studio 17 Grand Recording, Blackbird Studio, Minutia Recording Studio, Nashville
Genre Bluegrass
Length 47:38
Label Rounder
Producer Alison Krauss & Union Station
Alison Krauss chronology
Lonely Runs Both Ways
A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars link
BBC (not rated) link
Country Standard Time (no rating) link
Guardian Unlimited 3/5 stars link
Music Box 4/5 stars link
PopMatters (not rated) link

Lonely Runs Both Ways is the twelfth album by bluegrass music group Alison Krauss & Union Station, released November 23, 2004. The album won the band three Grammy Awards in 2006, including Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocal for the song "Restless", Best Country Instrumental Performance for "Unionhouse Branch", and Best Country Album. The song "A Living Prayer" was honored with the award for Bluegrass Recorded Song of the Year from the Gospel Music Association.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Gravity" Robert Lee Castleman 3:36
2. "Restless" Castleman 2:51
3. "Rain Please Go Away" Del McCoury 2:29
4. "Goodbye Is All We Have" Sarah Siskind 3:53
5. "Unionhouse Branch" Jerry Douglas 2:56
6. "Wouldn't Be So Bad" David Rawlings, Gillian Welch 3:11
7. "Pastures of Plenty" Woody Guthrie 3:45
8. "Crazy as Me" Castleman 3:14
9. "Borderline" Sidney Cox, Suzanne Cox 3:26
10. "My Poor Old Heart" Donna Hughes 3:08
11. "This Sad Song" Alison Brown, Alison Krauss 2:21
12. "Doesn't Have to Be This Way" Castleman 3:34
13. "I Don't Have to Live This Way" Ron Block 2:04
14. "If I Didn't Know Any Better" John Scott Sherrill, Mindy Smith 3:48
15. "A Living Prayer" Block 3:35


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2004) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[1] 29
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums[1] 6
U.S. Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums[1] 1