|Too Cold at Home|
|Studio album by|
|Released||September 14, 1990|
|Studio||Eleven-Eleven Sound, Javalina Studios, Nashville, TN|
|Mark Chesnutt chronology|
|Singles from Too Cold at Home|
Too Cold at Home is the second album released by American country music artist Mark Chesnutt, released in 1990 on MCA Records. Certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of one million copies, the album produced five Top Ten singles for Chesnutt on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Chronologically, these singles were "Too Cold at Home" (#3), "Brother Jukebox" (#1), "Blame It on Texas" (#5), "Your Love Is a Miracle" (#3), and "Broken Promise Land" (#10). Two of these singles were previously recorded by other artists: "Broken Promise Land" by Waylon Jennings on his 1985 album Turn the Page and "Brother Jukebox" by Keith Whitley on his 1989 album I Wonder Do You Think of Me , and before that by Don Everly in 1977.
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Mark Nelson Chesnutt is an American country music singer and songwriter. Between 1990 and 2002, he had his greatest chart success recording for Universal Music Group Nashville's MCA and Decca branches, with a total of eight albums between those two labels. During this timespan, Chesnutt also charted twenty Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which eight reached No. 1: "Brother Jukebox", "I'll Think of Something", "It Sure Is Monday", "Almost Goodbye", "I Just Wanted You to Know", "Gonna Get a Life", "It's a Little Too Late", and a cover of Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing". His first three albums for MCA along with a 1996 Greatest Hits package issued on Decca are all certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); 1994's What a Way to Live, also issued on Decca, is certified gold. After a self-titled album in 2002 on Columbia Records, Chesnutt has continued to record predominantly on independent labels.
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|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||12|
|U.S. Billboard 200||132|
|Canadian RPM Country Albums||23|
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