Artist Court Yard Hounds
Label Sony Music
Release date 4 May 2010
|Released May 4, 2010 (2010-05-04)|
Producer Emily Robison Martie Maguire Jim Scott
Genres Country music, Rock music, Country rock
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Court Yard Hounds is the debut studio album by American country duo the Court Yard Hounds, founded as a side project of the Dixie Chicks by sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire. The album was released on May 4, 2010 via Columbia Records. It was mainly recorded in Maguire's home studio in Austin, and co-produced with Jim Scott (who was also the Grammy-winning sound mixer/engineer on the Dixie Chicks' latest album Taking the Long Way and Playlist: The Best of the Dixie Chicks).
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- Track listing
- Court Yard Hounds
- Additional Personnel
- Chart performance
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On February 10, 2010, the album became available for pre-order. Additionally, four tracks from the album – "Delight (Something New Under the Sun)," "The Coast," "Fear of Wasted Time," and "Ain't No Son" – were available for download to those who pre-ordered the album. The duo made their first public appearance on March 18, 2010 at the Americana Music Association's SXSW showcase, with a tour to follow.
The group's debut single, "The Coast," was released on March 30, 2010 and served as the lead-off single for the album.
The group made their first appearance at SXSW in Austin, TX in 2010. Their first tour was as part of Lilith Fair on July 15, 2010. They are scheduled for around 10 dates on the tour.
This Track List was confirmed by their Official Website on February 10, 2010.
Martie Maguire sings lead on her composition, "Gracefully". Lead vocals on all other songs are performed by Emily Robison.
- "Skyline" (Emily Robison, Martin Strayer) – 4:20
- "The Coast" (Robison) – 3:04
- "Delight (Something New Under the Sun)" (Robison, Strayer) – 4:34
- "See You in the Spring" (featuring Jakob Dylan) (Robison, Strayer) – 4:50
- "Ain't No Son" (Robison, Martie Maguire) – 4:39
- "Fairytale" (Robison, Strayer) – 4:05
- "I Miss You" (Robison) – 3:49
- "Gracefully" (Maguire) – 4:28
- "April's Love" (Robison, Strayer) – 3:23
- "Then Again" (Robison) – 3:20
- "It Didn't Make a Sound" (Robison, Strayer) – 3:48
- "Fear of Wasted Time" (Robison, Strayer) – 4:07
- "Well Behaved" – 4:35 (iTunes / Deluxe edition bonus track)
- "Straw Cage" – 3:24 (iTunes / Deluxe edition bonus track)
Court Yard Hounds
Adapted from allmusic:
Court Yard Hounds debuted at #7 on the U.S. Billboard 200, with 61,119 copies sold in its first week. The album has sold approximately 500,000 copies in the United States.
3Delight (Something New Under the Sun)4:35