Beachin'

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"Beachin'"
Single by Jake Owen
from the album Days of Gold
Released February 3, 2014 (2014-02-03)
Format Music download
Genre Country, country rap
Length 3:11
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Jaren Johnston
Jon Nite
Jimmy Robbins
Producer(s) Joey Moi
Jake Owen singles chronology
"Days of Gold"
(2013)
"Beachin'"
(2014)
"What We Ain't Got"
(2014)

"Beachin'" is a song recorded by American country music artist Jake Owen. It was released in February 2014 as the second single from his fourth studio album Days of Gold.[1] The song was written by Jaren Johnston, Jon Nite and Jimmy Robbins.[2]

Reception[edit]

Critical[edit]

The song received a favorable review from Taste of Country, which said that "the warmth, the flavors and the smells seep through the speakers with every word from Owen’s lips."[3] Jon Freeman of Country Weekly gave the song a B grade, writing that "it’s nothing particularly new in the lyrical department, but at least the party’s out of the woods for a change." He called the production the "most intriguing" aspect of the song.[4]

Commercial[edit]

"Beachin'" debuted at number 55 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of February 8, 2014.[5] It also debuted at number 44 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of November 30, 2013. It also debuted at number 94 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of April 12, 2014 and would later become his second Top 40 single on the chart and his first since "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" in 2011. It reached Number One on the Country Airplay chart dated July 19, 2014, becoming Owen's fifth Number One single. The song was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on July 16, 2014.[6] The song has sold 1,104,000 copies in the U.S. as of August 2014.[7]

Music video[edit]

The music video, filmed in Daytona Beach, was directed by Mason Dixon and premiered in November 2013.[8]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Preceded by
"My Eyes"
by Blake Shelton featuring Gwen Sebastian
Billboard Country Airplay
number-one single

July 19, 2014
Succeeded by
"Yeah"
by Joe Nichols
Preceded by
"Somethin' Bad"
by Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood
Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single

July 19, 2014
Succeeded by
"Dirt"
by Florida Georgia Line
Preceded by
"My Eyes"
by Blake Shelton featuring Gwen Sebastian
Billboard Canada Country
number-one single

July 26, 2014
Succeeded by
"Yeah"
by Joe Nichols

References[edit]

  1. ^ Papadatos, Markos (February 4, 2014). "Review: Country star Jake Owen releases fun and laid-back single Beachin'". Digital Journal. Retrieved March 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ Conaway, Alanna (February 7, 2014). "Story Behind The Song: Jake Owen - Beachin'". Roughstock. Retrieved March 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jake Owen, ‘Beachin’’ [Listen]". Taste of Country. January 22, 2014. Retrieved March 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ Freeman, Jon (January 30, 2014). "“Beachin’” by Jake Owen". Country Weekly. Retrieved March 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ Morris, Edward (February 1, 2014). "David Nail Delivers Top Song, Jennifer Nettles Keeps Album Supremacy". Country Music Television. Retrieved March 3, 2014. 
  6. ^ "American singles certifications – Jake Owen – Beachin". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select ', then click SEARCH
  7. ^ a b Matt Bjorke (August 27, 2014). "The Top 30 Digital Singles – August 27, 2014". Roughstock.  Sales figures given here
  8. ^ "CMT : Videos : Jake Owen : Beachin'". Country Music Television. Retrieved November 12, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Jake Owen Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Jake Owen.
  10. ^ "Jake Owen Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canada Country for Jake Owen.
  11. ^ "Jake Owen Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Jake Owen.
  12. ^ "Jake Owen Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Country Airplay for Jake Owen.
  13. ^ "Jake Owen Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Jake Owen.
  14. ^ "Best of 2014: Hot 100 Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Best of 2014: Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Best of 2014: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  17. ^ "American single certifications – Jake Owen – Beachin". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved August 10, 2014.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH