Family Man (Craig Campbell song)
|Single by Craig Campbell|
|from the album Craig Campbell|
|Released||July 26, 2010|
|Label||Bigger Picture Music Group|
Joel Eric Shewmake
|Craig Campbell singles chronology|
"Family Man" is the title of a debut song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Craig Campbell. It was released in July 2010 as the first single from his self-titled debut album, which was released on April 5, 2011. Campbell wrote this song with Jon Henderson and Joel Eric Shewmake.
The lyric paints a portrait of a modern working-class man struggling through tough economic times.
Matt Bjorke of Roughstock rated the single four-and-a-half stars out of five, comparing it to Alan Jackson in sound and praising the songwriting. The song also received a positive review from Billboard reviewer Deborah Evans Price, who said that it had a "powerful message" and was a "thoughtful first performance".
The music video was directed by Shaun Silva and premiered in October 2010.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||14|
|US Billboard Hot 100||84|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||49|
- Matt Bjorke (6 August 2010). "Craig Campbell — "Family Man"". Roughstock. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
- Price, Deborah Evans (1 October 2010). "Craig Campbell — "Family Man"". Billboard. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
- Edward Morris (7 August 2010). "Jerrod Niemann's "Lover, Lover" Is Country's Top Song". CMT. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
- "Craig Campbell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Craig Campbell. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
- "Craig Campbell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Craig Campbell. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
- "Best of 2011: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2011.