Population Me

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Population Me
Studio album by Dwight Yoakam
Released June 24, 2003
Genre Country
Length 31:51
Label Audium Records
Producer Pete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam chronology
South of Heaven, West of Hell
(2001)South of Heaven, West of Hell2001
Population Me
In Others' Words
(2003)In Others' Words2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Population Me is the 13th studio album by Dwight Yoakam. It was released in June 2003. The album spawned two singles, "The Back Of Your Hand" and "The Late Great Golden State". Another featured song is "If Teardrops Were Diamonds," a duet with country music legend Willie Nelson. "The Back of Your Hand" was featured in the third-season finale of the FX cop drama The Shield. "Trains and Boats and Planes" is a cover of a frequently recorded song co-written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. It was also his only album for the Audium Records label.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dwight Yoakam unless otherwise indicated.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Late Great Golden State" Mike Stinson 2:26
2. "No Such Thing"   3:19
3. "Fair to Midland"   3:26
4. "An Exception to the Rule"   2:20
5. "Population Me"   4:42
6. "Stayin' Up Late (Thinkin' About It)"   2:50
7. "Trains and Boats and Planes" Burt Bacharach, Hal David 3:21
8. "If Teardrops Were Diamonds" (duet with Willie Nelson)   3:20
9. "I'd Avoid Me Too"   2:59
10. "The Back of Your Hand" Gregg Lee Henry 3:08


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2003) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 8
U.S. Billboard 200 75
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 3


Year Single Chart positions
US Country
2003 "The Back of Your Hand" 52
"The Late Great Golden State" 52