Big Time (Trace Adkins album)

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Big Time
Studio album by Trace Adkins
Released October 21, 1997 (1997-10-21)
Genre Country
Length 38:19
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Scott Hendricks
Trace Adkins chronology
Dreamin' Out Loud
(1996)
Big Time
(1997)
More...
(1999)
Singles from Big Time
  1. "The Rest of Mine"
    Released: September 23, 1997
  2. "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone"
    Released: February 24, 1998
  3. "Big Time"
    Released: April 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B[2]

Big Time is the second album by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released on October 21, 1997 and features the singles "The Rest of Mine", "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone" and "Big Time", which respectively reached No. 4, No. 11 and No. 27 on the Hot Country Songs charts. The album itself was certified Platinum by the RIAA. "Wayfaring Stranger" can be found on the Sparrow Records compilation album Amazing Grace II.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Big Time"   Larry Boone, Paul Nelson, Kenny Beard 3:50
2. "Took Her to the Moon"   Mark Nesler, Byron Hill 2:47
3. "The Rest of Mine"   Trace Adkins, Beard 3:13
4. "Snowball in El Paso"   Adkins, Trey Bruce 4:09
5. "See Jane Run"   Porter Howell, Tim Nichols 2:55
6. "Twenty-Four, Seven"   J. B. Rudd, Vip Vipperman 3:32
7. "Hold You Now"   Bob DiPiero, Howell 4:36
8. "Nothin' but Taillights"   Gerry House, Devon O'Day, DiPiero 3:15
9. "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone"   Jody Alan Sweet, Mary Danna 3:06
10. "Out of My Dreams"   Doug Nichols, Steven Dale Jones 3:12
11. "Wayfaring Stranger"   Traditional, arranged by Adkins, Scott Hendricks 3:35
Total length:
38:19

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.[3]

Tracks 1-10[edit]

Track 11[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 7
U.S. Billboard 200 50
Canadian RPM Country Albums 26

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US CAN Country
1997 "The Rest of Mine" 4 70 5
1998 "Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone" 11 112 10
"Big Time" 27 22
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[4] Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Owens, Thom. "Big Time review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Nash, Alanna (October 24, 1997). "Album Review: Big Time". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Big Time (Media notes). Trace Adkins. Capitol Records Nashville. 1997. 7243-8-55856-2-3. 
  4. ^ "American album certifications – Trace Adkins – Big Time". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH