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Raise the Roof
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Raise the Roof.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 19, 2021
Recorded2021
Genre Americana
Length53:32
Label
Producer T Bone Burnett
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss chronology
Raising Sand
(2007)
Raise the Roof
(2021)
Robert Plant chronology
Carry Fire
(2017)
Raise the Roof
(2021)
Alison Krauss chronology
Windy City
(2017)
Raise the Roof
(2021)
Singles from Raise the Roof
  1. " Can't Let Go"
    Released: August 12, 2021
  2. "High and Lonesome"
    Released: October 7, 2021
  3. "It Don't Bother Me"
    Released: November 4, 2021
  4. "Somebody Was Watching Over Me"
    Released: November 18, 2021

Raise the Roof is the second collaborative studio album by British singer-songwriter Robert Plant and American bluegrass- country singer and violinist Alison Krauss. The album was released on November 19, 2021, by Rounder Records and Concord Records in the United States and Warner Music for the rest of the world. [1] [2] The album was nominated for three Grammy Awards at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, including Best Americana Album, Best American Roots Song for "High and Lonesome," and Best Country Duo/Group Performance for "Going Where the Lonely Go".

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic83/100 [3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic [4]
American Songwriter [5]
Classic Rock [6]
The Observer [7]
Pitchfork7.3/10 [8]
Paste8.0/10 [9]
PopMatters7/10 [10]
Slant Magazine [11]

Raise the Roof received generally positive reviews from critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from critics, the album received an average score of 83, which indicates "universal acclaim", based on 14 reviews. [3]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Quattro (World Drifts In)" Joey Burns, John Convertino4:33
2." The Price of Love" Don Everly, Phil Everly4:50
3."Go Your Way" Anne Briggs5:07
4."Trouble with My Lover" Allen Toussaint4:03
5."Searching for My Love" Bobby Moore4:03
6." Can't Let Go" Randy Weeks3:41
7." It Don't Bother Me" Bert Jansch5:06
8."You Led Me to the Wrong" Ola Belle Reed4:17
9."Last Kind Words Blues" Geeshie Wiley4:06
10."High and Lonesome" Robert Plant, T Bone Burnett4:33
11." Going Where the Lonely Go" Merle Haggard, Dean Holloway4:10
12."Somebody Was Watching Over Me"Brenda Burns5:02
Total length:53:32
Target and European deluxe edition bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
13."My Heart Would Know" Hank Williams2:58
14."You Can't Rule Me" Lucinda Williams, Tom Overby4:44

Personnel

Additional musicians

Production

Charts

Certifications and sales

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United Kingdom ( BPI) [40] Silver 60,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

References

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