Shadowland (k.d. lang album)

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K.d. lang - Shadowland.jpg
Studio album by k.d. lang
Released 1988 (1988)
Recorded Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
Genre Country, pop
Length 35:17
Label Sire, Warner Bros.
Producer Owen Bradley
k.d. lang chronology
Angel with a Lariat
(1987)Angel with a Lariat1987
Absolute Torch and Twang
(1989)Absolute Torch and Twang1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[2]
Robert ChristgauB[3]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[4]

Shadowland is the debut solo album by k.d. lang, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). The album included her collaboration with Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn and Brenda Lee on "Honky Tonk Angels' Medley" and was produced by Owen Bradley, who produced Patsy Cline's best-known work.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Western Stars" (Chris Isaak) – 3:12
  2. "Lock, Stock and Teardrops" (Roger Miller) – 3:28
  3. "Sugar Moon" (Cindy Walker, Bob Wills) – 2:26
  4. "I Wish I Didn't Love You So" (Frank Loesser) – 3:07
  5. "(Waltz Me) Once Again Around the Dance Floor" (Don Goodman, Sara Johns, Jack Rowland) – 2:35
  6. "Black Coffee" (Sonny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) – 3:17

Side two[edit]

  1. "Shadowland" (Dick Hyman, Charles Tobias) – 2:28
  2. "Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes" (Slim Willet) – 2:20
  3. "Tears Don't Care Who Cries Them" (Fred Tobias, Charles Tobias) – 3:03
  4. "I'm Down to My Last Cigarette" (Harlan Howard, Billy Walker) – 2:46
  5. "Busy Being Blue" (Stewart MacDougall) – 3:40
  6. "Honky Tonk Angels' Medley" – 2:55



  • Producer: Owen Bradley
  • Engineer: Bobby Bradley

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (1988) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Albums 23
Canadian RPM Top Albums 9
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 9
U.S. Billboard 200 73


Year Single Peak positions
CAN Country US Country
1988 "Busy Being Blue"
"Honky Tonk Angels Medley"
"I'm Down to My Last Cigarette" 7 21
"Lock, Stock, and Teardrops" * 53