Concrete (Sunny Sweeney album)

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Concrete
Studio album by Sunny Sweeney
Released August 23, 2011 (2011-08-23)
Genre Country
Length 34:09
Label Republic Nashville
Producer Brett Beavers
Sunny Sweeney chronology
Heartbreaker's Hall of Fame
(2007)
Concrete
(2011)
Provoked
(2014)
Singles from Concrete
  1. "From a Table Away"
    Released: June 28, 2010
  2. "Staying's Worse Than Leaving"
    Released: May 2, 2011
  3. "Drink Myself Single"
    Released: October 3, 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Roughstock 4.5/5 stars[2]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[3]

Concrete is the second studio album by American country music singer Sunny Sweeney. It was released on August 23, 2011 via Republic Nashville. The album includes the singles "From a Table Away", "Staying's Worse Than Leaving" and "Drink Myself Single", all of which have charted within the top 40 of Hot Country Songs.

Reception[edit]

Commercial[edit]

The album debuted at #21 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart upon its release. As of the chart dated September 24, 2011, the album has sold 26,418 copies in the US.[4]

Critical[edit]

Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave the album four-and-a-half stars out of five, calling it "traditional-minded yet thoroughly modern".[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Drink Myself Single"   Sunny Sweeney, Monty Holmes 2:59
2. "From a Table Away"   Sweeney, Bob DiPiero, Karyn Rochelle 3:36
3. "Staying's Worse Than Leaving"   Sweeney, Radney Foster, Jay Clementi 3:24
4. "The Old Me"   Lori McKenna, Mark D. Sanders 4:04
5. "Amy"   Sweeney, Brennen Leigh 2:42
6. "Worn Out Heart"   Sweeney, Brett Beavers 3:00
7. "Mean as You"   Brett James, Tim Nichols, Kelley Lovelace 3:00
8. "It Wrecks Me"   Sweeney, Clementi 4:08
9. "Helluva Heart"   Sweeney, Heather Little, Deanna Bryant 3:09
10. "Fall for Me"   Lisa Carver, Jaida Dreyer, Carolyn Dawn Johnson 4:07

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 21
US Billboard Top Country Albums[5] 7

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country US
2010 "From a Table Away" 10 71
2011 "Staying's Worse Than Leaving" 38
"Drink Myself Single" 36
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Concrete review". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 August, 2011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ a b Bjorke, Matt (18 August 2011). "Concrete review". Roughstock. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Keefe, Jonathan (21 August 2011). "Concrete review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Country Boys Continue to Dominate the Charts". Roughstock. Retrieved September 16, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Chart listing for Concrete". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 1, 2011.