1994 Clay Walker – Clay Walker

Clay Walker is the debut studio album of American country music singer Clay Walker. It was released in 1993 on Giant Records and produced by James Stroud. The album produced four singles on the Billboard country music charts, of which three — “What’s It to You”, “Live Until I Die” and “Dreaming with My Eyes Open” — reached Number One. Respectively, these were the first, second, and fourth singles from the album. The third single, “Where Do I Fit in the Picture”, peaked at #11. Additionally, “White Palace” peaked at #67 based on unsolicited airplay.

Tracks

1  Dreaming With My Eyes Open (Anthony Arata) 3:33
2  What’s It To You (Curtis Wright; Robert Ellis Orrall) 2:50
3  The Silence Speaks For Itself (Chris Waters; Clay Walker; Tom Shapiro) 4:30
4  How To Make A Man Lonesome (Kim Williams; Randy Boudreaux) 2:52
5  Next Step In Love (Clay Walker) 3:27
6  White Palace (Byron Hill; Zack Turner) 2:50
7  Money Can’t Buy (The Love We Had) (Clay Walker) 3:05
8  Things I Should Have Said (John Paul Daniel; Shawna Harrington-Burkhart) 3:37
9  Where Do I Fit In The Picture (Clay Walker) 4:00
10  Live Until I Die (Clay Walker) 2:52
11  I Don’t Know How Love Starts (Curtis Wright; Jeff Knight; Rich Alves) 3:32

Media

Musicians

BassJimmy Carter
BassLeland Sklar
BassCurtis Young
DrumsEddie Bayers
DrumsLonnie Wilson
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarBrent Rowan
Steel GuitarPaul Franklin
Steel GuitarSonny Garrish
Acoustic GuitarLarry Byrom
FiddleGlen Duncan
FiddleStuart Duncan
FiddleJoe Spivey
PianoBobby Ogdin
PianoMatt Rollings
PianoSteve Nathan
Background VocalsCurtis Wright
Background VocalsCurtis Young
Background VocalsJana King
VocalsClay Walker

Liner Notes

Producer – James Stroud
Engineer – Julian King, Lynn Peterzell
Engineer (Assistant) – Julian King, Mark Hagan
Mastered By – Glenn Meadows

Art Direction – Laura Lipuma-Nash
Design – Garrett Rittenberry
Photography By – Peter Nash

Copyright (c) – Giant Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Giant Records
Distributed By – Warner Music Canada Ltd
Pressed By – Cinram
Recorded At – Loud Recording
Recorded At – Sixteenth Avenue Sound
Recorded At – Mesa Recording Studios
Mixed At – The Castle Recording Studios
Mixed At – Sound Stage Studios
Mixed At – Loud Recording
Mastered At – Masterfonics