Trouble Is...

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Trouble Is ...
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 7, 1997
StudioDogma Studio, New York City
Genre Blues rock
Label Revolution
Producer Jerry Harrison
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band chronology
Ledbetter Heights
Trouble Is ...
Live On
Singles from Trouble Is...
  1. "Slow Ride"
    Released: October 1997
  2. "Somehow, Somewhere, Someway"
    Released: January 1998
  3. "Blue on Black"
    Released: April 7, 1998
  4. "Everything Is Broken"
    Released: December 1998
Professional ratings
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Trouble Is ... is the second album by American blues solo artist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and the first to be released under the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band moniker. It is the first of several albums to feature Noah Hunt on vocals.


It features the no. 1 Mainstream Rock hit "Blue on Black," which also reached no. 78 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album also spawned three further rock hits, including "Slow Ride", "Somehow, Somewhere, Someway", and "Everything Is Broken", a Bob Dylan cover. It also features a cover of "I Don't Live Today" by Jimi Hendrix. Trouble Is ... was certified Gold by the RIAA in 1998 and certified Platinum in 1999. The track "Trouble Is ..." appeared in the EA Sports video game NASCAR 2001 .

Track listing

1."Slow Ride"Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Danny Tate, Mark Selby 3:49
2."True Lies"Shepherd, Tate5:48
3."Blue on Black"Shepherd, Tate, Tia Sillers5:30
4."Everything Is Broken" (Bob Dylan cover)Dylan3:48
5."I Don't Live Today" (Jimi Hendrix cover)Hendrix4:34
6."(Long) Gone"Shepherd, Tate, Selby5:24
7."Somehow, Somewhere, Someway"Shepherd, Tate5:34
8."I Found Love (When I Found You)"Shepherd, Tate4:01
9."King's Highway"Shepherd, Selby, Sillers4:17
10."Nothing to Do with Love" (Bonnie Tyler cover) Jerry Lynn Williams, Frankie Miller 4:49
11."Chase the Rainbow"Shepherd, Steven M. Krikorian 4:57
12."Trouble Is..."Shepherd, Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon, Reese Wynans3:57
Japanese version bonus track
13."Voodoo Child" (Jimi Hendrix cover)Hendrix9:32




US Billboard 200 [3] 74
US Blues Albums (Billboard) [4] 1

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