Purgatory (Tyler Childers album)

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Purgatory
Tyler Childers - Purgatory.png
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 4, 2017 (2017-08-04)
StudioThe Butcher Shoppe, Nashville, Tennessee[1]
Length37:41
LabelHickman Holler
Producer
Tyler Childers chronology
Bottles and Bibles
(2011)
Purgatory
(2017)
Country Squire
(2019)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic82/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[4]

Purgatory is the second studio album by American country music singer Tyler Childers. It was released in August 2017 under Hickman Holler.

Reception[edit]

The album has received a Metacritic rating of 82 based on 6 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim".[3]

The album has sold 82,900 copies in the United States as of October 2019.[5]

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Rank Ref.
Noisey Top 100 Albums of 2017
75
NPR Music Top 50 Albums of 2017
39
Rolling Stone Top 40 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2017
14

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."I Swear (To God)"3:20
2."Feathered Indians"3:45
3."Tattoos"3:23
4."Born Again"3:28
5."Whitehouse Road"4:41
6."Banded Clovis"4:19
7."Purgatory"2:46
8."Honky Tonk Flame"4:57
9."Universal Sound"3:42
10."Lady May"3:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[9] 120
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[10] 17
US Folk Albums (Billboard)[11] 4
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[12] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wickstrom, Matt (June 29, 2017). "Estill County's Tyler Childers gets Sturgill Simpson's help on new album". Kentucky.com. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  2. ^ Sawyer, Bobbie Jean. "Tyler Childers' 'Purgatory' is One of the Most Authentic and Original Albums of 2017". wideopencountry.com. Wide Open Country. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Purgatory". Metacritic. Retrieved 2019-02-24.
  4. ^ Thomas Erlewine, Stephen. "AllMusic Review". AllMusic. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  5. ^ Bjorke, Matt (October 9, 2019). "Top Country Catalog Album Sales: October 9, 2019". RoughStock. Retrieved October 15, 2019.
  6. ^ "The 100 Best Albums of 2017". Noisey.vice.com. December 6, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  7. ^ "The 50 Best Albums of 2017". NPR. December 12, 2017. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  8. ^ Freeman, Jon; Hodge, Will (December 7, 2017). "40 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2017". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  9. ^ "Tyler Childers Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  10. ^ "Tyler Childers Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  11. ^ "Tyler Childers Chart History (Top Americana/Folk Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2019.
  12. ^ "Tyler Childers Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2019.