Wrecking Ball

Emmylou Harris - Wrecking Ball
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1995 Ratings: #51 / 460
User Score
Based on 47 ratings
Liked by 6 people
September 26, 1995 / Release Date
LP / Format
Elektra / Label
Alt-Country / Genres
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this is high-quality songwriting if i've ever heard it....

Light 8/10

*1000th Rating!* WOW!


Alt-country staple. Meet me there, Emmylou.


Classic alt-country was in full swing by the mid-1990s, but Emmylou Harris was hardly at the forefront of the conversation before the release of her iconic comeback “Wrecking Ball.” It had been two decades since Harris’s incomparable duets with Gram Parsons and her days as a mainstream country hitmaker. Yet with “Wrecking Ball,” Harris thoroughly reinvented herself as a leading figure of the scene; as unlikely as it may have seemed at the time, the groundwork had ... read more

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Track List

  1. Where Will I Be?
  2. Goodbye
  3. All My Tears
  4. Wrecking Ball
  5. Goin' Back to Harlan
  6. Deeper Well
  7. Every Grain of Sand
  8. Sweet Old World
  9. May This Be Love
  10. Orphan Girl
  11. Blackhawk
  12. Waltz Across Texas Tonight
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Added on: June 2, 2013