Home Before Dark is the twenty-seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond. Released on May 5, 2008; it was the artist's second album for American Recordings.
Home Before Dark also topped the UK album charts. This was Diamond's second album in the UK. His The Greatest Hits 1966-92 collection also reached the summit in 1992. In the week Home Before Dark entered the Billboard 200 at all ten acts in the Top 10 of the chart were solo artists. 67-year-old Neil Diamond was the oldest living person to have a album in America, eclipsing Bob Dylan who was 65 when Modern Times debuted at in 2006. In May 2009, a 67 years and eleven months old Dylan earned that position again when Together Through Life topped the Billboard album chart. Neil Diamond (from Q magazine July 2008): "'Home Before Dark' was the last song I wrote and I knew it was going to be the last song on the album.
Home Before Dark is Neil Diamond's second collaboration with producer Rick Rubin.
Home Before Dark was produced by legendary producer Rick Rubin who also produced Neil's critically acclaimed 12 Songs. Bonus DVD includes Neil in the studio performing songs. this song is not on the album). Remarkably Home Before Dark is the first US chart topping album of Neil Diamond's forty year career. It appears to repeat the formula behind 2006's acclaimed 12 Songs-relatively understated arrangements and a subtle Rick Rubin production.
Label Code: LC 00162. Other Versions (5 of 15) View All. Cat.
If there are two words that will haunt Neil Diamond to the grave, it’ll probably be the ones he was said to have directed at Bob Dylan as Diamond walked offstage at the Band’s legendary 1976 farewell show the Last Waltz. That the episode has assumed such notoriety speaks volumes about the way music fans once perceived Diamond. What he lacked in self-awareness, he appeared to make up for in self-regard.
Album by Neil Diamond. If I Don't See You Again. Pretty Amazing Grace. Another Day (That Time Forgot) (featuring Natalie Maines). One More Bite of the Apple. Act Like a Man. Whose Hands Are These. The Power of Two. Slow It Down. Without Her. Make You Feel My Love.
|1||If I Don't See You Again||7:13|
|2||Pretty Amazing Grace||4:53|
|3||Don't Go There||6:04|
|4||Another Day (That Time Forgot)||6:12|
|5||One More Bite Of The Apple||6:39|
|7||Act Like A Man||4:04|
|8||Whose Hands Are These||3:12|
|10||The Power Of Two||4:35|
|11||Slow It Down||4:56|
|12||Home Before Dark||6:00|
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