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The country vocal quartet Little Big Town began with Kimberly Roads and Karen Fairchild, two Georgia natives who began singing together in college. Arkansas-born and Alabama-raised Jimi Westbrook, a friend of Fairchild's husband, joined them to make a trio, and the group was completed by the addition of Arkansan Phil Sweet in 1998. From the outset, Little Big Town devoted their sound to harmony and multiple lead vocals, a combination that made the band a hard sell at first. They finally landed a deal at Mercury Records, but it fell through due to disagreements about musical direction. In the wake of the success of the Dixie Chicks, however, Little Big Town suddenly seemed a more likely commercial proposition, and they were taken up by the Dixie Chicks' label, Monument Records, in 2000. Recording sessions lasted longer than usual for a country release, but Monument finally issued the band's debut single, "Don't Waste My Time," in the winter of 2002. The song was on its way up the charts when its accompanying album, Little Big Town, arrived in May. Although the debut produced several minor hits, Little Big Town didn't become a superstar act until 2005, when The Road to Here yielded four Top 20 singles (including the ballad "Bring It On Home") and earned the group its first platinum record. A Place to Land followed in 2007 and netted three singles, none of which made it into the Top 30, but the band's profile continued to grow due to incessant touring and supporting acts from Sugarland to Carrie Underwood. Fairchild also guested with John Mellencamp on his album Life Death Love and Freedom. In May of 2010 "Little White Church" appeared as a single that peaked at number 14 on the Billboard country chart; in August of that year, Little Big Town's fourth studio album, The Reason Why, was released by Capitol. The band returned in 2012 with the single "Pontoon," which wound up topping Billboard's country charts. The band's fifth full-length album, Tornado, followed in September 2012. It was their first release to be produced by the ex-In Pursuit member Jay Joyce, and it became their highest placed album on the Billboard 200 up to that point, reaching number two. Joyce was retained for their next album's sessions and the resulting record, Pain Killer, appeared in October 2014, preceded by the single "Day Drinking." ~ William Ruhlmann
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Albums by
Little Big Town

Top Songs by
Little Big Town

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Pontoon
  3.   Girl Crush
  4.   Day Drinking
  5.   Little White Church
  6.   Boondocks
  7.   Tornado
  8.   Your Side of the Bed
  9.   Pain Killer
  10.   Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  11.   Sober
  12.   Good as Gone
  13.   Fine Line
  14.   Bring It on Home
  15.   A Little More You
  16.   Kiss Goodbye
  17.   Turn the Lights On
  18.   Silver and Gold
  19.   Good People
  20.   Quit Breaking Up With Me
  21.   Stay
  22.   Leavin' in Your Eyes
  23.   Faster Gun
  24.   Looking for a Reason
  25.   Life in a Northern Town
  26.   Things You Don't Think About
  27.   Lean Into It
  28.   The Reason Why
  29.   Stay All Night
  30.   Live Forever
  31.   Fine with Me
  32.   Why, Oh Why
  33.   Tumble and Fall
  34.   Bones
  35.   Night Owl
  36.   Mean Streak
  37.   Evangeline
  38.   You're Gonna Love Me
  39.   Lost
  40.   Can't Go Back
  41.   That's Where I'll Be
  42.   Fury
  43.   Tryin'
  44.   Save Your Sin
  45.   Firebird Fly
  46.   Never Felt Love
  47.   Self Made
  48.   On Fire Tonight
  49.   Front Porch Thang
  50.   You Can't Have Everything
  51.   Shut Up Train
  52.   Rain On a Tin Roof
  53.   Life Rolls On
  54.   To Know Love
  55.   Novocaine
  56.   Vapor
  57.   Welcome to the Family
  58.   Still
  59.   Pavement Ends
  60.   All the Way Down
  61.   All Over Again
  62.   Go Tell It on the Mountain
  63.   Good Lord Willing
  64.   Lonely Enough
  65.   A Place to Land
  66.   Only What You Make of It
  67.   I'm With the Band
  68.   We Go Together
  69.   Live with Lonesome
  70.   From This Dream
  71.   Somewhere Far Away
  72.   Everything Changes
  73.   Runaway Train
  74.   Love Profound
  75.   A Thousand Years
  76.   Don't Waste My Time
  77.   Wounded
  78.   Pontiac
  79.   Bones by Lindsey Buckingham
  80.   The Chain by Lindsey Buckingham
  81.   Bring It on Home by Lindsey Buckingham
  82.   Boondocks by Lindsey Buckingham
  83.   Good as Gone by Lindsey Buckingham

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