Easy Does It (Jake Owen album)

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Easy Does It
Studio album by Jake Owen
Released February 24, 2009
Genre Country
Label RCA Nashville
Producer Jimmy Ritchey
Jake Owen chronology
Startin' with Me
(2006)
Easy Does It
(2009)
Barefoot Blue Jean Night
(2011)
Singles from Easy Does It
  1. "Don't Think I Can't Love You"
    Released: August 25, 2008
  2. "Eight Second Ride"
    Released: June 15, 2009
  3. "Tell Me"
    Released: April 12, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
The 9513 2.5/5 stars[2]
Roughstock favorable[3]

Easy Does It is the second studio album by American country music singer Jake Owen. It was released on February 24, 2009, by RCA Records Nashville. It includes the Top 10 hits "Don't Think I Can't Love You" and "Eight Second Ride." As with his first album, Easy Does It is produced by Jimmy Ritchey, with whom Owen co-wrote several of the songs. It has sold 120,000 copies as of November 2009.

Content[edit]

Owen co-wrote eight of the ten songs on the album. Among the co-writes are the lead-off single "Don't Think I Can't Love You", which became his highest-charting single with a peak of number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart on April 21, 2009. "Eight Second Ride", the album's second single, is a re-recording of a song from Owen's 2006 debut album Startin' with Me. "Tell Me" was the album's third single.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Tell Me"   Jake Owen, Jimmy Ritchey, Don Poythress 4:38
2. "Eight Second Ride"   Eric Durrance, Owen 3:07
3. "Easy Does It"   Owen, Ritchey, Patrick Jason Matthews 3:35
4. "Don't Think I Can't Love You"   Owen, Ritchey, Kendal Marvel 3:05
5. "Cherry on Top"   Mark Stephen Jones, Travis Meadows 3:37
6. "Who Said Whiskey (Was Meant to Drink a Woman Away)"   Owen, Ritchey, Rob Hatch 3:27
7. "Green Bananas"   Owen, Ritchey, Bob Regan 3:20
8. "Anything for You"   Owen, Ritchey, Regan 3:52
9. "Every Reason I Go Back"   Owen, Casey Beathard, Dave Turnbull 3:34
10. "Nothin' Grows in Shadows"   Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Doug Johnson 5:01

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 2
U.S. Billboard 200 13

End of year charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Year-end
2010
US Billboard Top Country Albums 74[4]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country US
2008 "Don't Think I Can't Love You" 2 57
2009 "Eight Second Ride" 11 70
2010 "Tell Me" 35
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Easy Does It review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ Greenberg, Pierce. "Album Review: Jake Owen – Easy Does It". The 9513. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt. "Jake Owen - Easy Does It". Roughstock. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Best of 2010 - Top Country Albums". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-12-31.