New Day Dawning (Wynonna Judd album)

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New Day Dawning
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Studio album by Wynonna Judd
Released February 1, 2000
Genre Country
Label Curb / Mercury
Producer Tony Brown, Wynonna Judd, Gary Nicholson, James Stroud
Wynonna Judd chronology
The Other Side
(1997)The Other Side1997
New Day Dawning
(2000)
What the World Needs Now Is Love
(2003)What the World Needs Now Is Love2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly B link
Q 3/5 stars link

New Day Dawning is the fifth studio album by American country music artist Wynonna Judd, released in 2000. It produced only two chart singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts: "Can't Nobody Love You (Like I Do)" at #31, and "Going Nowhere" at #43. Also included are cover versions of Joni Mitchell's "Help Me" and The Fabulous Thunderbirds' "Tuff Enuff".

Initial presses of the album included a bonus EP called Big Bang Boogie. This four-song EP reunited Wynonna with her mother, Naomi Judd, with whom Wynonna recorded as The Judds in the 1980s and early 1990s before going solo in 1991. All four songs on the EP are credited to the Judds. Of these, "Stuck in Love" was released as a single, charting at #26 on the country charts in 2000 and producing the Judds' first chart single in nearly a decade.

Track listing[edit]

New Day Dawning[edit]

  1. "Going Nowhere" (Paul Begaud, Vanessa Corish, Kye Fleming) - 4:09
  2. "New Day Dawning" (Judson Spence) - 3:35
  3. "Can't Nobody Love You (Like I Do)" (Cathy Majeski, Danny Orton) - 3:18
  4. "Chain Reaction" (Gary Nicholson, Kenny Greenberg) - 4:15
  5. "Help Me" (Joni Mitchell) - 3:30
  6. "I've Got Your Love" (Leonard Albstrom, Mark Anderson, Buck Moore) - 3:50
  7. "Tuff Enuff" (Kim Wilson) - 4:10
  8. "Who Am I Trying to Fool" (Rob Mathes) - 4:34
  9. "Lost Without You" (Tina Arena, David Tyson, Christopher Ward) - 3:29
  10. "He Rocks" (Tracy Hagans, Ted Hewitt, Troy Seals) - 2:45
  11. "Learning to Live with Love Again" (Nicholson, Mike Reid) - 4:03
  12. "I Can't Wait to Meet You" (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, Daryle Swann, Miles Tackett) - 4:55

Big Bang Boogie[edit]

  1. "Stuck in Love" (Kim Patton-Johnston, Nicholson) - 3:48
  2. "Big Bang Boogie" (Naomi Judd, Nicholson) - 3:10
  3. "That's What Makes You Strong" (Jesse Winchester) - 4:20
  4. "The 90's Was the 60's Turned Upside Down" (Marshall Chapman, Nicholson) - 4:25

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producers – Tony Brown (Tracks #2 & 11), Gary Nicholson (Tracks #8 & 12; Bonus Tracks #1-4), James Stroud (Tracks #1, 3-7, 9 & 10), Wynonna (Tracks #1-12).
  • A&R – Claudia Mize
  • Production Coordination – Marla Burns, Tammy Luker, Nathan Nicholson, Jessie Noble and Doug Rich.
  • Engineers – Jeff Balding, Derek Bason, Richard Hansen, Julian King and Dan Rodin.
  • Assistant Engineers – Ricky Cobble, Greg Fowler, Jedd Hackett, Mark Hagen, Richard Hansen and Matt Weeks.
  • Strings engineered by Ronnie Brookshire
  • Mixing – Chuck Ainlay and Ed Cherney
  • Mix Assistants – Tony Green and Kevin Syzmanski
  • Digital Editing: Eric Conn and Carlos Grier
  • Mastered by Denny Purcell at Georgetown Masters (Nashville, TN).
  • Design – Chris Ferrara
  • Photography – Randee St. Nicholas
  • Stylists – Danny Flynn and Robert Vetica
  • Make-up – Troy Jensen

Charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 5
U.S. Billboard 200 40
Canadian Country Albums Chart 6

References[edit]

  • Allmusic (see infobox)