Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars11px11px11px11px[1]
Engine 1454/5 stars11px11px11px11px[2]

The Long Way Home is the seventh studio album by Canadian country music artist Terri Clark. The album was released on September 1, 2009 in Canada and through digital retailers in United States and was released to other American retailers on October 20. It produced four singles: "Gypsy Boots," "If You Want Fire," "A Million Ways to Run" and "You Tell Me." Additionally, "The One You Love" was originally released on her fifth studio album, Pain to Kill, but was re-recorded for The Long Way Home to include Vince Gill on background vocals.

Track listing

1."Gypsy Boots"Terri Clark, Jon Randall, Leslie Satcher3:51
2."If You Want Fire"Clark, Tom Shapiro, Jimmy Ritchey4:38
3."A Million Ways to Run"Clark4:19
4."What Happens in Vegas (Follows You Home)"Clark, Maia Sharp3:10
5."Merry Go Round"Clark, Shapiro, Bobby Pinson3:42
6."The One You Love" (featuring Vince Gill)Gary Burr, Clark3:23
7."Poor Girls Dream"Clark, Shapiro, Jim Collins3:06
8."If I Could Be You"Clark, Karyn Rochelle4:18
9."Tough with Me"Clark, Shapiro, Collins3:34
10."You Tell Me" (duet with Johnny Reid)Burr, Clark4:07
11."Gypsy Boots" (acoustic version)Clark, Randall, Satcher4:27


  • Steve Herman – trumpet
  • Wes Hightower – background vocals
  • John Hobbs – Hammond B-3 organ, Wurlitzer
  • Jim Horn – saxophone
  • Mike Johnson – dobro, steel guitar
  • Paul Liem – drums
  • Richard Martin Madenfort – 12-string acoustic guitar
  • Brent Mason – electric guitar
  • Johnny Reid – vocals on "You Tell Me"
  • Bryan Suttonbanjo, mandolin
  • Jonathan Yudkin – strings

Chart performance


Chart (2009) Peak
Canadian Albums Chart 15
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 44
Year Single Peak positions
2009 "Gypsy Boots" 92
"If You Want Fire" 85
2010 "A Million Ways to Run"
"You Tell Me" (featuring Johnny Reid)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


  1. Jurek, Thom. "The Long Way Home review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 
  2. Boldt, Blake (November 19, 2009). "Album Review: Terri Clark – The Long Way Home". Engine 145. Retrieved June 17, 2012. 

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