George Strait (album)

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George Strait
Studio album by George Strait
Released September 19, 2000
Recorded Ocean Way Studios, Nashville, TN, 2000
Genre Country
Length 34:25
Label MCA Nashville
Producer Tony Brown
George Strait
George Strait chronology
Latest Greatest Straitest Hits
(2000)
George Strait
(2000)
The Road Less Traveled
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

George Strait is a self-titled 2000 album by country singer George Strait. The first album of his career not to achieve RIAA platinum certification, it produced three singles for him on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts: "Go On" at #2, "Don't Make Me Come over There and Love You" at #17, and "If You Can Do Anything Else" at #5.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "If You Can Do Anything Else" (Billy Livsey, Don Schlitz) - 4:06
  2. "Don't Make Me Come Over There and Love You" (Jim Lauderdale, Carter Wood) - 2:04
  3. "Looking Out My Window Through Pain" (John Schweers) - 3:39
  4. "Go On" (Tony Martin, Mark Nesler) - 3:48
  5. "If It's Gonna Rain" (Dean Dillon, Scotty Emerick, Donny Kees) - 3:46
  6. "Home Improvement" (Dana Hunt, Tim Ryan Rouillier) - 2:45
  7. "The Night's Just Right for Love" (Rodney Crowell) - 3:57
  8. "You're Stronger Than Me" (Hank Cochran, Jimmy Key) - 2:52
  9. "Which Side of the Glass" (Hunt, Fred Knobloch) - 3:20
  10. "She Took the Wind from His Sails" (Dillon, Kees) - 3:58

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.[2]

Musicians[edit]

The Nashville String Machine performs on "Looking Out My Window Through Pain" directed by Bergen White and "The Night's Just Right for Love" and "She Took the Wind from His Sails" directed by Ron Huff.

Production[edit]

  • Chuck Ainlay - engineering and mixing
  • Chad Brown - 2nd engineer
  • David Bryant - additional 2nd engineer (overdubs)
  • Eric Conn - digital editing
  • Justin Niebank - engineering (overdubs)
  • Jessie Noble - project coordinator
  • Mark Ralston - 2nd engineer
  • Leslie Richter - additional 2nd engineer (overdubs)
  • Greg Fogie - additional 2nd engineer
  • Tony Green - 2nd Engineer (Overdubs)

Art[edit]

  • Photography: Tom Bert
  • Design: Jerry Joyner and Chris Ferrara

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 7
Canadian RPM Country Albums 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ George Strait (CD). George Strait. MCA Records. 2000. 088170166. 
  • Allmusic (see infobox)
Preceded by
Coyote Ugly
by Various Artists
Top Country Albums number-one album
October 7–13, 2000
Succeeded by
Greatest Hits
by Kenny Chesney