Back (song)

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Single by Colt Ford with Jake Owen
from the album Declaration of Independence
Released July 2, 2012 (2012-07-02)
Format Music download
Genre Country rap
Length 4:02
Label Average Joes Entertainment
Writer(s) Colt Ford
Noah Gordon
Mike Hartnett
Shannon Houchins
Producer(s) Noah Gordon
Mike Hartnett
Shannon Houchins
Colt Ford singles chronology
"Answer to No One"
"Drivin' Around Song"
Jake Owen singles chronology
"The One That Got Away"
"Anywhere with You"

"Back" is the title of a song co-written and recorded by American country rap artist Colt Ford. It is a duet with Jake Owen, and the second single from Ford's fourth studio album, Declaration of Independence.

Critical reception[edit]

Ashley Cooke of Roughstock gave it a full 5 stars, saying that the song "genuinely tugs at your heart -strings. If you were lucky enough to grow up with memories similar to the lyrics in this song, you will find yourself in love with it just as I did."[1] Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave it 2.5 stars out of 5, saying that it was "about a verse too long" and that it "isn't a step backward, but it's no step forward."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[3] 50
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 40


  1. ^ Cooke, Ashley (28 June 2012). "Single Review: Colt Ford & Jake Owen - "Back"". Roughstock. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy (15 June 2012). "Colt Ford, ‘Back’ (Feat. Jake Owen) – Song Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Colt Ford Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Country Airplay for Colt Ford.
  4. ^ "Colt Ford Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Colt Ford.

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