Moments (Barbara Mandrell album)

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Studio album by Barbara Mandrell
Released August 25, 1986
Recorded June 1986 (Nashville, TN)
Genre Country, Country pop
Label MCA
Producer Tom Collins
Barbara Mandrell chronology
Get to the Heart
(1985)Get to the Heart1985
Sure Feels Good
(1987)Sure Feels Good1987
Singles from Moments
  1. "No One Mends a Broken Heart Like You"
    Released: July 1986

Moments is the nineteenth studio album released by American country artist Barbara Mandrell. The album was released in August 1986 on MCA Records and was produced by Tom Collins. It would be her final studio release for the MCA label before switiching to EMI America Records in 1987.


Moments was recorded in June 1986 in Nashville, Tennessee, two months before its official release.[1] Moments contained ten tracks of newly recorded material. Mandrell's musical style and sound changed for the album, as most of its tracks had a significant traditional country music approach, as traditional musical styles were reentering country music. This was exemplified in such songs as the sixth track, "No One Mends a Broken Heart Like You".[2] The album was issued as an LP album, with five songs on each side of the record. The album has not since been reissued on a compact disc.[3]

Moments was not provided with any music reviews by critics including Allmusic.[2]

Mandrell with DoRites on the bus ‘Moments’ tour 1986


Moments only spawned one single. The lead single was the album's sixth track "No One Mends a Broken Heart Like You". The single was released in July 1986 and peaked at #6 on the Billboard Magazine Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[4] In addition, the single also reached #5 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart the same year. Moments was released in August 1986, a month after the single's release. The album peaked at #53 on the Billboard Magazine Top Country Albums chart after its release, Mandrell's lowest peak on the chart.[5] Shortly after its release, Mandrell left MCA Records and switched to EMI America Records in 1987.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Love's Gonna Get You" – 3:47
  2. "Love is Adventure in the Great Unknown" – 3:00
  3. "I'd Put Angels Around You" – 3:04
  4. "Freedom Feels Like Loneliness Today" – 2:32
  5. "Come as You Were" – 2:46
Side two
  1. "No One Mends a Broken Heart Like You" – 3:12
  2. "Grand Tour of My Heart" – 4:00
  3. "You Know What I'm Not Talking About" – 3:01
  4. "(You're Still My) Hand Holder" – 3:23
  5. "Moments" – 3:02

Sales chart positions[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
U.S. Top Country Albums 53
Year Song Chart positions
US Country CAN Country
1986 "No One Mends a Broken Heart Like You" 6 5


  1. ^ "Barbara mandrell's recording sessions". Country Music.Blogspot. Retrieved 12 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Moments > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Moments by Barbara Mandrell". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 12 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Billboard chart positions > singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 January 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Momnents chart positions". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 January 2010.