We’ve been fans of Dwight Yoakam since his debut album, “Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.” back in 1986. Go back and get this one, it’s well worth it. Here is one of our favorites from that one.
Well, Yoakam is about to unleash his signature retro-billy sound in the form of a new album called “Second Hand Heart.”
Internationally renowned recording artist, songwriter, and actorDwight Yoakam will release a brand-new album, entitled Second Hand Heart, on April 14th, 2015. The album, available for pre-order here, marks the multiple GRAMMY Award winner’s return to the Warner family. Yoakam released a series of albums on Reprise Records beginning with his debut,Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., in 1986.
Yoakam self-produced Second Hand Heart, which was mixed by renowned engineer Chris Lord-Alge, who also co-produced three tracks with Yoakam (“She,” “Believe,” and “The Big Time.”) The album features two covers, Anthony Crawford’s “V’s of Birds” and the traditional “Man of Constant Sorrow.” Yoakam penned the other eight songs on his own.
Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, placing him in an elite cadre of internationally acclaimed recording artists. He has earned 12 gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time. Five of those albums have topped Billboard’s Country Albums chart with another 14 landing in the Top 10. More than 30 singles have charted, with 22 going Top 20. He is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. His previous album, 3 Pears, spent a record-breaking eight weeks at the top of the Americana Chart. Dwight Yoakam is managed by ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based artist and brand management company. He is also represented by top talent agency WME, and strategic digital marketing agency Girlilla Marketing.
The track-listing for Second Hand Heart is as follows:
In Another World
Dreams of Clay
Second Hand Heart
Off Your Mind
Man Of Constant Sorrow
The Big Time
V’s of Birds
If you CLICK HERE you can preorder the album and get a t-shirt in the bundle along with some other must-haves for fans.