SUGARLAND - 1st & 2nd album (2004/2006)
Sugarland is an American country music duo composed of singer–songwriters Jennifer Nettles (lead vocals) and Kristian Bush (background vocals, lead vocals, mandolin, acoustic guitar, and harmonica). The duo was founded in 2002 by Kristen Hall, joined by Bush and ultimately became a trio after hiring Jennifer Nettles as lead singer. Signed to Mercury Nashville Records in 2004, Sugarland broke through that year with the release of their debut single "Baby Girl," the first single from their multi-platinum debut album "Twice the Speed of Life". The trio became a duo in 2006, when they also released their second album, "Enjoy the Ride". This album produced their first two #1 singles (in the U.S.), "Want To" and "Settlin'," and won the duo a Grammy for "Stay."
2004 - "Twice the Speed of Life"
Twice the Speed of Life is the major-label debut album of American country music group Sugarland, released on October 26, 2004 on Mercury Nashville Records. Certified 3× Multi-Platinum in the United States for sales of over three million copies, it features the singles "Baby Girl", "Something More", "Just Might (Make Me Believe)", and "Down in Mississippi (Up to No Good)", which peaked at #2, #2, #7, and #17, respectively, on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. The group received a nomination for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards of 2006. Twice the Speed of Life was Sugarland's only album as a trio, before Kristen Hall left in 2006. - wikipedia
TRACKS: 01. Something More 02. Baby Girl 03. Hello 04. Tennessee 05. Just Might (Make Me Believe) 06. Down in Mississippi (Up to No Good) 07. Fly Away 08. Speed of Life 09. Small Town Jericho 10. Time, Time, Time 11. Stand Back Up
2006 - "Enjoy the Ride"
Enjoy the Ride is the second album by the country duo Sugarland, released on November 7, 2006 on Mercury Nashville Records. The album is the first one released with Sugarland as a duo (comprising Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush), as former member Kristen Hall had departed earlier in 2006. The album debuted at #4 on the US Billboard 200 and at #2 on the US Country Album Chart, selling 211,000 copies in its first week; these were also its peak positions on the two charts. A year after release on December 3, 2007, the RIAA certified "Enjoy the Ride" 2x Multi-Platinum, for shipments of 2 million copies, and later on April 15, 2010, the RIAA certified "Enjoy the Ride" 3x Multi-Platinum, for shipments of 3 million copies. The album produced four chart singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, all of which were Top Ten hits. "Want To" and "Settlin'" (respectively the first and second singles) were both Number One hits, with the former being their first U.S. Number One. "Everyday America", the third single, was a #9 on the country charts and was used on the TV series Good Morning America. The final single was the acoustic ballad "Stay", which peaked at #2. - wikipedia
TRACKS: 01. Settlin' 02. County Line 03. Want To 04. Everyday America 05. Happy Ending 06. These Are The Days 07. One Blue Sky 08. April Showers 09. Mean Girls 10. Stay 11. Sugarland
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