Tired and Emotional

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Tired and Emotional
Tired and Emotional Mary Coughlan.jpg
Studio album by
StudioGreenfields Studios, Headford, County Galway, Ireland
Genre Pop, rock, New age [1]
Label Warner Music
Producer Erik Visser
Mary Coughlan chronology
Tired and Emotional
Under the Influence

Tired and Emotional is the debut album by Irish singer Mary Coughlan released in 1985 by East West Records, a subsidiary of Warner Music Group (at the time known as WEA).



The album sold an unexpected 100,000 copies in Ireland, partly because of a memorable appearance on The Late Late Show . It also received a B+ rating from rock critic Robert Christgau. [2]

Track listing

  1. "Double Cross" (Fintan Coughlan)
  2. "The Beach" (Antoinette Hensey, Erik Visser)
  3. "Meet Me Where They Play the Blues" (Sammy Gallup, Steve Allen)
  4. "Delaney's Gone Back on the Wine" (Johnny Mulhern)
  5. "Sense of Silence (S.O.S.)" (Antoinette Hensey, Erik Visser)
  6. "Nobody's Business/The Tango" (Erik Visser, Everett Robbins, Porter Grainger)
  7. "Mama Just Wants to Barrelhouse All Night Long" (Bruce Cockburn)
  8. "Country Fair Dance (The Cowboy Song)" (Gerry O'Beirne)
  9. "Lady in Green" (Antoinette Hensey, Erik Visser)
  10. "Seduced"


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  1. "Tired & Emotional". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  2. Christgau, Robert (26 April 1988). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice . Retrieved 11 January 2019.