Small Town Pistols (album)

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Small Town Pistols
Studio album by Small Town Pistols
Released February 19, 2013 (2013-02-19)
Genre Country
Label 604
Producer David Kalmusky [1]
Small Town Pistols chronology
Small Town Pistols
Singles from Small Town Pistols
  1. "Colour Blind"
    Released: April 30, 2012
  2. "Living on the Outside"
    Released: October 2012
  3. "Blame It on the Radio"
    Released: March 2013
  4. "Anthem of a Runaway"
    Released: July 2013
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Small Town Pistols is the debut studio album by Canadian country music group Small Town Pistols. It was released on February 19, 2013 by 604 Records. [3] [4] Its second single, "Living on the Outside," debuted on the Canadian Hot 100 in January 2013. [5]

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.

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Small Town Pistols is a Canadian country music duo composed of Amanda and Tyler Wilkinson, formerly of The Wilkinsons.

604 Records is the production company of Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger and attorney Jonathan Simkin, founded in 2002. Their records are distributed in Canada by Universal Music Group. 604 refers to one of the area codes of the Lower Mainland.


Small Town Pistols was nominated for Country Album of the Year at the 2014 Juno Awards. [6]

The Juno Award for "Country Recording of the Year" has been awarded since 1970, as recognition each year for the best country music artist in Canada. A number of previous award categories have been combined under this name, including "Best Country Male Artist", "Best Country Female Artist" and "Country Group or Duo of the Year".

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Critical reception

Henry Lees of Top Country gave the album four and a half stars out of five, writing that it is "polished, intriguingly diverse and confident even in its introspective moments" and "showcases two young artists who have developed into top calibre musicians and songwriters." [2]

Track listing

1."Colour Blind" Joey Moi, Amanda Wilkinson, Tyler Wilkinson3:43
2."Blame It on the Radio" Danick Dupelle, A. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson4:14
3."Love Is Gonna Find You" Jessie Farrell, A. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson3:41
4."Easy as Breathing" Alyssa Bonagura, A. Wilkinson, Steve Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson3:56
5."Living on the Outside"A. Wilkinson, S. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson4:11
6."Anthem of a Runaway" Patricia Conroy, A. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson3:53
7."Friends"Jamie Robinson, A. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson3:22
8."It's You"Jason "Slim" Gambill, A. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson3:18
9."Walk Tall" Steve Bays, A. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson3:14
10."Peter Pan"Bonagura, A. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson4:44
11."Mountain's Daughter"Bonagura, S. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson8:22

Chart performance


YearSinglePeak chart
CAN Country
2012"Colour Blind"
"Living on the Outside"1090
2013"Blame It on the Radio"27
"Anthem of a Runaway"22
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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