Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)

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"Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)"
Single by Gary Allan
from the album Set You Free
Released September 17, 2012 (2012-09-17)
Format Music download
Genre Country
Length 3:46
Label MCA Nashville
Writer(s) Gary Allan
Hillary Lindsey
Matt Warren
Producer(s) Gary Allan
Greg Droman
Gary Allan singles chronology
"Kiss Me When I'm Down"
(2010)
"Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)"
(2012)
"Pieces"
(2013)

"Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)" is a song co-written recorded by American country music artist Gary Allan. It was released in September 2012 as the first single from his album Set You Free.[1] Allan wrote the song with Hillary Lindsey and Matt Warren.[2]

Content[edit]

The song is a mid-tempo mainly accompanied by electric guitar. In it, the narrator expresses hope on situations improving, saying that "every storm runs out of rain". It is in the key of C major with a main chord pattern of Am-F-C-G/D.[3] Co-writer Hillary Lindsey sings backing vocals.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song four stars out of five, writing that "it’s his unique style and ability to mix gravel with rose petals that makes him such a treasured original."[5] Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave the song a favorable review, saying that "the California native brings oodles of charisma to a melodic heartbreak of a story that uses a storm as a metaphor for the life of a relationship."[6]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Stephen Shepherd and premiered in December 2012.[7]

Chart performance[edit]

"Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)" debuted at number 55 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of September 15, 2012.[8] It also debuted at number 78 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of October 20, 2012. It also debuted at number 93 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart for the week of October 20, 2012. The song has since become Allan's first top 10 country hit since "Watching Airplanes" reached number 2 in early 2008. It became his fourth number-one single on both the Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, both dated February 9, 2013, and his first since "Nothing On but the Radio" in December 2004. The song has sold over a million copies in the US as of March 2013.[9]

Charts and certifications[edit]

Preceded by
"How Country Feels"
by Randy Houser
Billboard Country Airplay
number-one single

February 9, 2013
Succeeded by
"The Only Way I Know"
by Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church
Preceded by
"Better Dig Two"
by The Band Perry
Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single

February 9, 2013
Succeeded by
"Better Dig Two"
by The Band Perry
Preceded by
"How Country Feels"
by Randy Houser
Billboard Canada Country
number-one single

February 16, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitaker, Sterling (September 25, 2012). "Gary Allan Announces New Album ‘Set You Free’ Will Be Released in 2013". Taste of Country. Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Allan releases new single". Country Standard Time. October 10, 2012. Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ "'Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)' sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Peacock, Bobby (16 October 2012). "Single Review: Gary Allan - "Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)" Read more at http://www.roughstock.com/blog/single-review-gary-allan-every-storm-runs-out-of-rain#P1le7t1AoABvJRrp.99". Roughstock. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Dukes, Billy (September 7, 2012). "Gary Allan, ‘Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)’ – Song Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  6. ^ Bjorke, Matt (September 8, 2012). "The Weekly Single Recap: September 7, 2012". Roughstock. Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  7. ^ "CMT : Videos : Gary Allan : Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)". Country Music Television. Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  8. ^ Morris, Edward (September 8, 2012). "Carrie Underwood's Blown Away Blasts Back to Top of Album Chart". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  9. ^ Grein, Paul (March 6, 2013). "Week Ending March 3, 2013. Songs: Is The Right Song #1?". Chart Watch (Yahoo Music). Retrieved March 14, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Gary Allan Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Gary Allan.
  11. ^ "Gary Allan Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canada Country for Gary Allan.
  12. ^ "Gary Allan Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Gary Allan.
  13. ^ "Gary Allan Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Gary Allan.
  14. ^ "Gary Allan Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Country Airplay for Gary Allan.
  15. ^ "Best of 2013: Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Best of 2013: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  17. ^ "American single certifications – Gary Allan – Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  18. ^ Matt Bjorke (April 3, 2013). "Country Chart News - The Top 30 Digital Singles: The Week of April 3, 2013: Darius Rucker "Wagon Wheel" Tops Chart". Roughstock. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 

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