Dreamin' Out Loud is the first studio album of American country music artist Trace Adkins. The album was released in 1996, and it features the singles "There's a Girl in Texas", "Every Light in the House", "(This Ain't) No Thinkin' Thing" and "I Left Something Turned On at Home", which peaked at No. 20, No. 3, No. 1, and No. 2, respectively. The album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for U.S. shipments of one million copies.
Thom Owens of Allmusic gave the album four stars out of five, commending Adkins' "powerhouse" voice and citing "There's a Girl in Texas" as one of the strongest-written songs on the album. His review criticized the production as being too polished.