Shot Through the Heart (album)

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Shot Through the Heart
Studio album by Jennifer Warnes
Released May 1979
Genre Rock, country rock
Length 36:12
Label Arista
Producer Rob Fraboni, Jennifer Warnes
Jennifer Warnes chronology
Jennifer Warnes
Shot Through the Heart
Famous Blue Raincoat
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 2/5 stars[2]

Shot Through the Heart is the fifth album by American singer/songwriter Jennifer Warnes, released on Arista Records in 1979. It peaked at #13 on the Billboard Country albums chart and #94 on the main Billboard albums chart.

The premier single from the album: "I Know a Heartache When I See One", peaked at #19 on the Billboard singles chart [3] and reached #10 on the Hot Country Songs (C&W) listing, becoming Arista Records' lone C&W Top Ten hit prior to 1990. The song peaked at #14 on the Adult Contemporary charts; follow-up singles "Don't Make Me Over" and "When the Feeling Comes Around" also made the Adult Contemporary charts. Despite modest sales, the album has always been a favorite recording of the artist's fans.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shot Through the Heart" (Jennifer Warnes) – 4:18
  2. "I Know a Heartache When I See One" (Rory Bourke, Kerry Chater, Charlie Black) – 3:30
  3. "Don't Make Me Over" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:22
  4. "You Remember Me" (Jesse Winchester) – 4:41
  5. "Sign on the Window" (Bob Dylan) – 2:46
  6. "I'm Restless" (Warnes) – 4:16
  7. "Tell Me Just One More Time" (Leo Sayer, Tom Snow) – 2:39
  8. "When the Feeling Comes Around" (Rick Cunha) – 3:17
  9. "Frankie in the Rain" (Warnes) – 2:49
  10. "Hard Times Come Again No More" (Stephen Foster) – 3:34



  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Shot Through the Heart at AllMusic. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  2. ^ Larkin, Colin (1999). The Virgin Encyclopedia Of Popular Music, Concise 3rd Edition, p. 1286. Virgin Books, London. ISBN 1-85227-832-3
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2000). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 7th Edition, p. 667. Billboard Books, New York. ISBN 0-8230-7690-3