Alibis (song)

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"Alibis"
Single by Tracy Lawrence
from the album Alibis
B-side "Somebody Paints the Wall"
Released March 11, 1993[1]
Format CD Single, Cassingle, 7" single
Recorded 1992
Genre Country
Length 3:03
Label Atlantic 87372
Writer(s) Randy Boudreaux
Producer(s) James Stroud
Tracy Lawrence singles chronology
"Somebody Paints the Wall"
(1993)
"Alibis"
(1993)
"Can't Break It to My Heart"
(1993)

"Alibis" is a song written by Randy Boudreaux, and recorded by American country music artist Tracy Lawrence. It was released on March 11, 1993 as the lead single and title track from his album Alibis. The song became Lawrence's second Number One country hit in 1993 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Marc Ball and premiered in early 1993. In the music video, Mariner High School in Cape Coral, Florida, was the school shot in the footage.

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 64 on the Hot Country Songs chart dated February 20, 1993. It charted for 20 weeks on that chart, and reached Number One on the chart dated May 1, 1993, staying there for two weeks.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 72
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 23
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/lawrence_tracy/608466/album.jhtml
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 22, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Tracy Lawrence Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Tracy Lawrence.
  5. ^ "Tracy Lawrence Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tracy Lawrence.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013. 
Preceded by
"She Don't Know She's Beautiful"
by Sammy Kershaw
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

May 1-May 8, 1993
Succeeded by
"I Love the Way You Love Me"
by John Michael Montgomery
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

May 22, 1993