Home (The Wilkinsons album)

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Studio album by The Wilkinsons
Released March 20, 2007
Genre Country
Length49:10
Label Fontana North
Producer Steve Wilkinson
David Kalmusky
Russ Zavitson
The Wilkinsons chronology
Highway
(2005)
Home
(2007)
Greatest Hits... And Then Some
(2008)

Home is the fifth and final studio album by the Canadian country music group The Wilkinsons, released on March 20, 2007. Five singles were released from the album: "Six Pack", "Fast Car", "Papa Come Quick", "Nobody Died" and "Closets".

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

Country music, also known as country and western, and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music and blues.

The Wilkinsons

The Wilkinsons was a Canadian country music trio from Trenton, Ontario. Founded in 1997, the group consisted of lead singer Amanda Wilkinson, her brother Tyler Wilkinson, and their father, Steve Wilkinson. The Wilkinsons achieved success late in 1998 with the hit single "26 Cents", a Number One on the Canadian country music charts and Top 5 hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. It was followed by "Fly ", also a No. 1 in Canada. A second album, Here and Now, produced the group's last American top 40 hit in "Jimmy's Got a Girlfriend". Afterward, the trio recorded three more albums, one of which was not released, and a Greatest Hits package.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Fast Car" (Tracy Chapman) - 3:48
  2. "Trees" (Steve Wilkinson, Rob Crosby) - 3:27
  3. "Solitary Tear" (S. Wilkinson, Charlie Craig) - 3:26
  4. "Closets" (S. Wilkinson, Gary Burr) - 3:42
  5. "Papa Come Quick" (Billy Vera, Chip Taylor, Maurice Richard Hirsch) - 2:41
  6. "I Wish It Would Rain" (S. Wilkinson, Craig) - 3:23
  7. "Dying to Start Living" (S. Wilkinson, Crosby) - 3:39
  8. "Home" (S. Wilkinson, Amanda Wilkinson, Tyler Wilkinson) - 3:39
  9. "Six Pack" (S. Wilkinson, Tony Haselden) - 3:42
  10. "I Want to Fall Asleep in Your Arms" (S. Wilkinson, Crosby) - 3:56
  11. "Under the Rainbow" (S. Wilkinson, Crosby, Phillip White) - 3:16
  12. "Big Pockets" (S. Wilkinson, Craig) - 3:32
  13. "Thank You" (S. Wilkinson, William Wallace) - 3:53
  14. "Nobody Died" (Haselden) - 3:06

Album notes

Musicians

Piano musical instrument

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Synthesizer electronic instrument capable of producing a wide range of sounds

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