Nowhere Bound

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"Nowhere Bound"
Single by Diamond Rio
from the album Diamond Rio
B-side "They Don't Make Hearts (Like They Used To)"
Released June 29, 1992
Format CD Single, 7"
Recorded 1991
Genre Country
Length 3:41
Label Arista Nashville 12441
Writer(s) Monty Powell, Jule Medders
Producer(s) Monty Powell, Tim DuBois
Diamond Rio singles chronology
"Norma Jean Riley"
"Nowhere Bound"
"In a Week or Two"

"Nowhere Bound" is a song written by Monty Powell and Jule Medders, and recorded by American country music group Diamond Rio. It was released in June 1992 as the fifth and final single from their self-titled album. It peaked at number 7 in the United States, and number 15 in Canada.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that a "hooky and exceptionally entertaining guitar teases vocals throughout this number." She goes on to say that the band's performance, "coupled with the guitar chase delivers a winner."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Merriman.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 15
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 65


  1. ^ Billboard, August 26, 1995
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1913." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 31, 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Diamond Rio – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Diamond Rio.
  4. ^ "Best of 1992: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1992. Retrieved August 15, 2013. 

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