Timeless (Martina McBride album)

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Studio album by Martina McBride
Released October 18, 2005
Recorded Early 2005 Blackbird Studios
Genre Country
Length 54:32
Label RCA Records
Producer Martina McBride
Martina McBride chronology
Waking Up Laughing
(2007)Waking Up Laughing2007
Singles from Timeless
  1. "(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden"
    Released: August 1, 2005
  2. "I Still Miss Someone"
    Released: 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Country Weekly (average)[3]
Entertainment Weekly B+[4]
People 4/4 stars[5]
Slant Magazine 1.5/5 stars[6]
Stylus Magazine A−[7]

'Timeless' is the eighth studio album by American country music singer Martina McBride.

The album is an 18-track collection of classic country songs. Major artists whose songs were covered include Eddy Arnold, Johnny Cash, Don Gibson, Loretta Lynn, Buck Owens, Ray Price, Hank Snow, Hank Williams, Tammy Wynette and many others. The album debuted at No. 1 on the country album chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200.

The album became McBride's fastest-selling of her career and gave her her best debut sales week with 185,000 copies sold in its first week; in the U.S. the album was certified Gold and Platinum on 12/12/2005 by the R.I.A.A.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original artist(s) Length
1. "You Win Again" Hank Williams Hank Williams 2:59
2. "I'll Be There" (featuring Dan Tyminski and Rhonda Vincent) Ray Price, Rusty Gabbard Ray Price 2:18
3. "I Can't Stop Loving You" (feat. string arrangements by David Campbell) Don Gibson Don Gibson 4:21
4. "(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden" Joe South Lynn Anderson 3:15
5. "Today I Started Loving You Again" Merle Haggard, Bonnie Owens Merle Haggard 3:46
6. "You Ain't Woman Enough" Loretta Lynn Loretta Lynn 2:12
7. "Once a Day" Bill Anderson Connie Smith 2:23
8. "Pick Me Up on Your Way Down" Harlan Howard Charlie Walker 2:40
9. "I Don't Hurt Anymore" Don Robertson, Walter E. Rollins Hank Snow 3:08
10. "True Love Ways" Buddy Holly, Norman Petty Buddy Holly 3:14
11. "'Til I Can Make It on My Own" George Richey, Billy Sherrill, Tammy Wynette Tammy Wynette 3:17
12. "I Still Miss Someone" (featuring Dolly Parton) Johnny Cash, Roy Cash, Jr. Johnny Cash 2:56
13. "Heartaches by the Number" (featuring Dwight Yoakam) Harlan Howard Guy Mitchell 3:06
14. "Satin Sheets" John Volinkaty Jeanne Pruett 3:20
15. "Thanks a Lot" Eddie Miller, Don Sessions Ernest Tubb 2:35
16. "Love's Gonna Live Here" Buck Owens Buck Owens 2:01
17. "Make the World Go Away" Hank Cochran Ray Price 2:57
18. "Help Me Make It Through the Night" Kris Kristofferson Kris Kristofferson 4:04
19. "Let It Be Me" (iTunes pre-order bonus track) Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis Gilbert Bécaud 3:36
International bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Original artist(s) Length
19. "Dreaming My Dreams" Allen Reynolds Waylon Jennings 3:51
20. "Cryin' Time" Buck Owens Ray Charles 3:09
21. "Walk On By" Kendall Hayes Leroy Van Dyke 2:27
22. "Take These Chains from My Heart" Fred Rose, Hy Heath Hank Williams 3:10




Chart (2005) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 3


Year Single Chart Positions
US Country US
2005 "(I Never Promised You) A Rose Garden" 18 98
2006 "I Still Miss Someone" (featuring Dolly Parton) 50


Preceded by
Tough All Over by Gary Allan
Top Country Albums number-one album
November 5–25, 2005
Succeeded by
The Road and the Radio by Kenny Chesney