Indigo Girls is the second studio album and first major label release by the Indigo Girls. It was originally released in 1989 on Epic Records. It was reissued and remastered in 2000 with two bonus tracks.
The album received mostly excellent critical reviews, went gold after six months and eventually went platinum. The duo was nominated for a Best New Artist Grammy (losing to Milli Vanilli), and won one for Best Contemporary Folk Recording.
Michael Stipe sang on "Kid Fears", and the other members of R.E.M. performed on "Tried to Be True". In addition, the Irish band Hothouse Flowers backed the duo on several tracks, notably "Closer to Fine".