A Buncha Girls

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"A Buncha Girls"
Single by Frankie Ballard
from the album Frankie Ballard
Released February 28, 2011 (2011-02-28)
Format Music download
Genre Country
Length 3:34
Label Reprise
Writer(s) Frankie Ballard
Rhett Akins
Dallas Davidson
Ben Hayslip
Producer(s) Michael Knox
Frankie Ballard singles chronology
"Tell Me You Get Lonely"
(2010)
"A Buncha Girls"
(2011)
"Helluva Life"
(2013)

"A Buncha Girls" is a song co-written recorded by American country music artist Frankie Ballard. It was released in February 2011 as the second single from his debut album Frankie Ballard. Ballard wrote the song with Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, and Ben Hayslip, who comprise The Peach Pickers.[1]

Critical reception

Amy Sciarretto of Taste of Country gave the song a favorable review, writing that Ballard "espouses the virtues of carefree girls in his rawk ‘n’ roll-meets-country drawl."[2] Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave the song four stars out of five, saying that "what we have here is a delightful radio-ready song that will have the guys noddin’ their heads to the song while the girls shimmy and shake and sing-a-long."[3]

Music video

The music video was directed by Jim Wright and premiered in May 2011.[4]

Chart performance

"A Buncha Girls" debuted at number 59 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of March 5, 2011.[5]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 27

Year-end charts

Chart (2011) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 100

References

  1. ^ Conaway, Alanna (March 14, 2011). "Frankie Ballard, ‘A Buncha Girls’ – Lyrics Uncovered". Taste of Country. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ Sciarretto, Amy (February 9, 2011). "Frankie Ballard, ‘A Buncha Girls’ – Song Spotlight". Taste of Country. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt (March 4, 2011). "Frankie Ballard - "A Buncha Girls"". Taste of Country. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "CMT : Videos : Frankie Ballard : A Buncha Girls". Country Music Television. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  5. ^ Morris, Edward (February 26, 2011). "Lady Antebellum's Need You Now Is Top Country Album Again, Thanks to Grammys". Country Music Television. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Frankie Ballard Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Frankie Ballard.
  7. ^ "Best of 2011: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved December 18, 2012.