The Captain (album)

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The Captain
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Studio album by Kasey Chambers
Released 17 May 1999 (Australia)[1]
5 June 2000 (US)
Genre Country
Length 42:13
Label EMI (Australia)
Asylum (USA)
Producer Nash Chambers
Kasey Chambers chronology
The Captain
(1999)
Barricades & Brickwalls
(2001)Barricades & Brickwalls2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link

The Captain is the solo debut album of Australian country music singer Kasey Chambers. The Captain won the 1999 ARIA Music Award for Best Country Album. Prior to releasing this album, Chambers had performed more than a decade with her family's Dead Ringer Band, a popular Australian country music group. The title track was featured in "He Is Risen", an episode of The Sopranos, while "The Hard Way" was featured in the season 2 episode of Lost, "Two for the Road".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Kasey Chambers, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Cry Like a Baby" 03:58
2. "The Captain" 04:37
3. "This Flower" 02:47
4. "You Got the Car" 04:03
5. "These Pines" 03:59
6. "Don't Talk Back" 04:45
7. "Southern Kind of Life" 03:59
8. "Mr. Baylis" 03:47
9. "The Hard Way" 02:52
10. "Last Hard Bible" 02:20
11. "Don't Go" (K. Chambers, Worm Werchon) 02:58
12. "We're All Gonna Die Someday" (K. Chambers, Werchon, Bill Chambers, Paul Henning) 02:08

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
Australian Albums Chart[2] 11
Australian Country Chart 1
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 49

Certifications[edit]

Chart Certification Sales
Australia ARIA 2× Platinum[3] 140,000+

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ariaNET New Releases! – Available from 17th May 1999 > Albums (from The ARIA Report Issue No. 481)". Imgur.com (original document published by ARIA). Retrieved 2 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "australian-charts.com > Kasey Chambers in Australian Charts". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 May 2017. 
  3. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing.