'Raising Sand' is a collaboration album by rock singer Robert Plant and bluegrass-country singer Alison Krauss. It was released on October 23rd 2007. The album debuted at No.2 on the Billboard 200, selling about 112,000 copies in its first week, the highest chart position for either artists' solo work. 'Raising Sand' was certified platinum on March 4th 2008. The album entered the Top 5 on the UK Albums Chart, going on to reach No.2 in January 2008. On February 8th 2009, the album won all five awards for which it was nominated at the 2009 51st Grammy Awards: "Album Of The Year", "Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album", "Record Of The Year" [for 'Please Read The Letter'], "Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals" [for 'Rich Woman']; and "Best Country Collaboration With Vocals" [for 'Killing The Blues']. After the album's success at the 2009 Grammy Awards, the album topped the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart and Top Internet Albums chart for the first time on the week of February 28th 2009. As of February 21st 2009, the album has sold over 1.26 million copies in the US. It was also No.1 on the Amazon.com Top Sellers list.
01 Rich Woman 02 Killing The Blues 03 Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us 04 Polly Come Home 05 Gone Gone Gone [Done Moved On] 06 Through The Morning,Through The Night 07 Please Read The Letter 08 Trampled Rose 09 Fortune Teller 10 Stick With Me Baby 11 Nothin' 12 Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson 13 Your Long Journey
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Please Read The Letter