I'm Not So Tough

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I'm Not So Tough
Studio album by Mindy McCready
Released September 14, 1999
Genre Country
Length 39:34
Label BNA
Producer Csaba Petocz
Billy Joe Walker, Jr.
Mindy McCready chronology
If I Don't Stay the Night
(1997)
I'm Not So Tough
(1999)
Mindy McCready
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Hartford Courant (mixed)[2]
People (favorable)[3]
Q 3/5 stars[4]

I'm Not So Tough is the title of American country music artist Mindy McCready's third studio album. It was released on BNA Records in 1999. This album peaked at #17 on the US country charts and sold 144,000 copies. The album included the single "All I Want Is Everything". The track "Thunder and Roses" was later covered by Pam Tillis on her 2001 album of the same name. The album was issued in the United Kingdom with three bonus tracks, including the single "One in a Million".[5] The song "I'm Not So Tough" was a cover of the debut single of Dutch singer Ilse DeLange, recorded in 1998.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I'm Not So Tough"   Bruce Bouton, Hillary Lindsey, Robert Ellis Orrall 4:11
2. "Tumble and Roll"   Al Anderson, Kim Carnes, Carolyn Dawn Johnson 3:08
3. "All I Want Is Everything"   Matraca Berg, Marshall Chapman 2:45
4. "Two Different Things"   Bouton, H. Lindsey, Gary Burr 4:24
5. "Dream On"   Mark Selby, Tia Sillers 4:21
6. "I've Got a Feeling"   Kevin "Swine" Grantt, Leslie Satcher 3:05
7. "Thunder and Roses"   Marv Green, Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo 3:13
8. "Over and Over"   Mayo, C. Lindsey 3:56
9. "Lucky Me"   Tommy Lee James, Kim Richey, Jennifer Kimball 3:06
10. "Hold Me"   Monty Criswell, Lee Thomas Miller 3:27
11. "Take Me Apart"   Green, Mayo, Fiona Kernaghan 4:00
International Edition[5]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I'm Not So Tough"   Bruce Bouton, Hillary Lindsey, Robert Ellis Orrall 4:11
2. "Lucky Me"   Tommy Lee James, Kim Richey, Jennifer Kimball 3:06
3. "Dream On"   Mark Selby, Tia Sillers 4:21
4. "Two Different Things"   Bouton, H. Lindsey, Gary Burr 4:24
5. "I Love You Too" (exclusive/bonus) Marv Green, Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo  
6. "Thunder and Roses"   Green, Lindsey, Mayo 3:13
7. "I've Got a Feeling"   Kevin "Swine" Grantt, Leslie Satcher 3:05
8. "Tumble and Roll"   Al Anderson, Kim Carnes, Carolyn Dawn Johnson 3:08
9. "One in a Million" (exclusive/bonus) Beth Neilsen Chapman, Annie Roboff 3:25
10. "I Don't Want You to Go" (exclusive/bonus) Tommy Polk, Johnson  
11. "Hold Me"   Monty Criswell, Lee Thomas Miller 3:27
12. "All I Want Is Everything"   Matraca Berg, Marshall Chapman 2:45
13. "Take Me Apart"   Green, Mayo, Fiona Kernaghan 4:00
14. "Over and Over"   Mayo, C. Lindsey 3:56

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 17
U.S. Billboard 200 155
Canadian RPM Country Albums 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Hartford Courant review
  3. ^ People review
  4. ^ Album reviews at CD Universe
  5. ^ a b I'm Not So Tough (CD). Mindy McCready. BMG. 1999. 74321692402.