I'll Stay Me

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I'll Stay Me
Studio album by Luke Bryan
Released August 14, 2007 (2007-08-14)
Genre Country
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Jeff Stevens
Luke Bryan chronology
I'll Stay Me
Doin' My Thing
Singles from I'll Stay Me
  1. "All My Friends Say"
    Released: January 22, 2007
  2. "We Rode in Trucks"
    Released: October 22, 2007
  3. "Country Man"
    Released: March 24, 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Country Standard Time favorable[2]

I'll Stay Me is the debut studio album of American country music artist Luke Bryan. The album was released in the United States on August 14, 2007 on Capitol Records Nashville (see 2007 in country music). Its debut single, "All My Friends Say", reached #5 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in late 2007. "We Rode in Trucks" and "Country Man" have also been released from this album, and have both charted on the country charts. Bryan co-wrote 10 of the 11 songs on the album.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "All My Friends Say"   Luke Bryan, Lonnie Wilson, Jeff Stevens 4:02
2. "Baby's on the Way"   Bryan, Stevens 3:20
3. "The Car in Front of Me"   Bryan, Jim McBride 3:40
4. "Pray About Everything"   Stevens, Bob Regan 3:16
5. "We Rode in Trucks"   Bryan, Jim McCormick, Roger Murrah 4:30
6. "I'll Stay Me"   Bryan, Stevens 3:02
7. "First Love Song"   Bryan, Stevens 4:36
8. "Country Man"   Bryan, Galen Griffin, Patrick Jason Matthews 3:10
9. "Over the River"   Bryan, Jay Knowles 3:53
10. "You Make Me Want To"   Bryan, Amber White, Phillip B. White 3:29
11. "Tackle Box"   Bryan, Joe Doyle 4:02


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2007) Peak
US Billboard 200 24
US Billboard Country Albums 2


Year Single Peak chart
US Country
2007 "All My Friends Say" 5 59
"We Rode in Trucks" 33
2008 "Country Man" 10 74
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 561,000[6]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "I'll Stay Me review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Sudhalter, Michael. "Luke Bryan - I'll Stay Me". Country Standard Time. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Luke Bryan Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Luke Bryan Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Luke Bryan – I%27ll Stay Me". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  6. ^ Caulfield, Keith (May 1, 2015). "Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Luke Bryan's 'Party' Now His Biggest-Selling Album Ever". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2015.