Tailwind (album)

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Cover to Tailwind CD.jpg
Studio album by Harmony James
Released 2009 (2009) (Australia)
Recorded Australia
Genre Countryroots
Length 62:25
Label Warner Music Australia
Producer Herm Kovac
Harmony James chronology
Tailwind EP
Handfuls of Sky
Singles from Tailwind
  1. "Fly (chart #4)"
    Released: 2009
  2. "Precious Little (chart #3)"
    Released: 2009
  3. "Pretty (chart #2)"
    Released: 2010
  4. "Good Enough (chart #1)"
    Released: 2010
  5. "Painted Pony (chart #2)"
    Released: 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
CD Universe[1] 5/5 stars

Tailwind is the solo debut album of Australian singer songwriter Harmony James. The songs were inspired in the time Harmony spent alone in the Barkly Tableland region of the Northern Territory. Upon release it received critical acclaim and won numerous awards and spawned 8 top ten single. Tailwind was released independently in 2009. It was re released in 2012 through Warner Music Australia which included two bonus tracks one being a cover of the Oasis (band) song Don't Look Back In Anger.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Harmony James, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Come On Back To Me"   03:08
2. "Tailwind"   03:23
3. "Fly"   03:45
4. "Drifter (Pfrimmer/Jordan)"   03:22
5. "Painted Pony"   02:33
6. "Precious Little"   03:29
7. "Good Enough"   03:15
8. "Send Down An Angel (Moorer/Primm)"   03:42
9. "Somebody Stole My Horse"   04:32
10. "Pretty"   03:01
11. "The Only Good Thing"   03:40
12. "Cold Cold Rage"   03:36
13. "Some People Give (with Kevin Bennett)"   03:50
14. "The Way That I Felt"   03:15
15. "Home"   03:32
16. "Call Of The Currawong"   03:51
17. "Don't Look Back In Anger (Noel Gallagher) (BONUS EDITION)"   03:55
18. "The Next Big Thing (BONUS EDITION)"   02:25

Produced and engineered by Herm Kovac


  • Glen Wilson: drums
  • Rudi Miranda: drums
  • Ian Lees: bass
  • Glenn Hannah:electric guitars, mando guitar
  • Stuart French:acoustic guitars, electric guitars
  • James Gillard: acoustic guitars, electric guitars, upright bass, backing vocals
  • Travis Collins: electric guitars, banjo, backing vocals
  • Michel Rose: pedal steel, dobro, mandolin
  • Tim Crouch: fiddle, madolin
  • Mick Albeck: fiddle
  • Marcus Hartstein: cello
  • Lisa Pallandi: violins
  • Clayton Doley: Hammond organ, melotron
  • Bill Risbey: piano
  • Randall Waller: backing vocals
  • Shanley Del: backing vocals
  • Kevin Bennertt: duet on Some People Give
  • Hank Kovac: cowbell, xylophone, penny whistle


  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r699322