All Your Life

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"All Your Life"
Single by The Band Perry
from the album The Band Perry
Released August 8, 2011 (2011-08-08)
Format Music download
Genre Country
Length 3:52
Label Republic Nashville
Writer(s) Brian Henningsen
Clara Henningsen
Producer(s) Nathan Chapman
The Band Perry singles chronology
"You Lie"
(2011)
"All Your Life"
(2011)
"Postcard from Paris"
(2012)

"All Your Life" is a song written by Brian and Clara Henningsen, and recorded by American country music group The Band Perry. It was released in August 2011 as the fourth single from the band's self-titled debut album.

Content[edit]

In "All Your Life", the female narrator sings that she wants to be "the only girl you love all your life". The song is in cut time and the key of A major, with a main chord pattern of A-E-D2.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song two and a half stars out of five, saying that it "sounds like a song a dozen different artists could have cut."[2] Bobby Peacock of Roughstock gave the song four and a half stars of five, writing that the song "sets itself a little left of center with interesting imagery" and is "easily one of the most euphonious songs [he's] come across in a long time."[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by David McClister and premiered in August 2011.[4]

Chart performance and certifications[edit]

"All Your Life" debuted at number 52 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of August 13, 2011.[5] On February 18, 2012, it became the trio's second number one single.[6]It debuted at number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Chart (2011–2012) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[7] 62
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 37
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[9] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 74
Chart (2012) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[11] 25

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[12] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

Preceded by
"You"
by Chris Young
Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single

February 18–25, 2012
Succeeded by
"You Gonna Fly"
by Keith Urban

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'All Your Life' sheet music". MusicNotes.com. Retrieved March 21, 2012. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy (July 25, 2011). "The Band Perry, ‘All Your Life’ – Song Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ Peacock, Bobby (September 1, 2011). "The Band Perry – "All Your Life"". Roughstock. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  4. ^ "CMT : Videos : The Band Perry : All Your Life". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ Morris, Edward (August 6, 2011). "Eric Church's Chief Captures Billboard's Country and All-Formats Charts". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ Trust, Gary (February 6, 2012). "George Strait Scores 85th Country Songs Top 10". Billboard. Retrieved February 7, 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Band Perry Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for The Band Perry.
  8. ^ "The Band Perry Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for The Band Perry.
  9. ^ "The Band Perry Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for The Band Perry.
  10. ^ "Best of 2011: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Best of 2012: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  12. ^ "American single certifications – The Band Perry – All Your Life". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 2, 2012.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH