American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II

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American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II
Greatest hits album by Trace Adkins
Released December 4, 2007 (2007-12-04)
Genre Country
Length 48:07
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Frank Rogers
Trace Adkins chronology
Dangerous Man
(2006)
American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II
(2007)
X
(2008)
Singles from American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II
  1. "I Got My Game On"
    Released: August 2007
  2. "You're Gonna Miss This"
    Released: January 14, 2008

American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II is the ninth album from country singer Trace Adkins and second greatest hits compilation. It was released on December 4, 2007. Adkins was originally scheduled to release a new studio album on that day but said in a press release: "We were already under some extremely tight deadlines as it was to make the street week," said Adkins. "I just was not able to get it all done because, to be honest, a pressing career opportunity came my way that I really wanted to take advantage of. As a result, I simply ran out of time."[1]

The album features three new songs, including the lead single "I Got My Game On", which was later utilized as the theme song to Howie Long's Tough Guys show during the FOX Super Bowl XLII pre-game show. "You're Gonna Miss This" was the album's second single. The fastest-climbing single of his career, it was also his longest-lasting Number One, spending three weeks at Number One on the Billboard country charts, in addition to reaching Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Pop 100 charts.

The album debuted at number 22 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 53,000 copies in its first week.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Ladies Love Country Boys"   Jamey Johnson, Rivers Rutherford, George Teren 3:42
2. "I Got My Game On" (previously unreleased) Jim Collins, Johnson, Teren 3:10
3. "You're Gonna Miss This" (previously unreleased) Ashley Gorley, Lee Thomas Miller 3:44
4. "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk"   Dallas Davidson, Randy Houser, Johnson 3:59
5. "Hot Mama"   Casey Beathard, Tom Shapiro 3:19
6. "Rough & Ready"   Blair Mackichan, Brian White, Craig Wiseman 3:10
7. "Arlington"   Jeremy Spillman, Dave Turnbull 4:09
8. "Songs About Me"   Shaye Smith, Ed Hill 3:23
9. "Chrome"   Anthony Smith, Jeffrey Steele 3:23
10. "I Wanna Feel Something"   Tony Lane, David Lee 3:48
11. "Swing"   Frank Rogers, Chris Stapleton 3:39
12. "American Man" (previously unreleased) Tony Martin, Wendell Mobley, Neil Thrasher 4:13
13. "I Came Here to Live"   Lane 4:28
Total length:
48:07

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 22

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country US US
Pop
CAN
2007 "I Got My Game On" 34
2008 "You're Gonna Miss This" 1 12 19 11
  • US: Platinum
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[3] Platinum

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