I Don't Dance (album)

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I Don't Dance
Studio album by Lee Brice
Released September 9, 2014 (2014-09-09)
Genre Country
Label Curb
Producer Lee Brice, Kyle Jacobs, Matt McClure, Jon Stone
Lee Brice chronology
Hard 2 Love
(2012)
I Don't Dance
(2014)
Singles from I Don't Dance
  1. "I Don't Dance"
    Released: February 18, 2014
  2. "Drinking Class"
    Released: September 8, 2014

I Don't Dance is the third studio album by American country music singer Lee Brice. It was released on September 9, 2014 via Curb Records.

Content[edit]

The album's lead single is its title track,[1] which became a number 1 single on Country Airplay in mid 2014. "Drinking Class" is the second single.

Brice produced the title track by himself;[2] he co-produced with Jon Stone of American Young on tracks 2, 7-9, and 11-13, and Kyle Jacobs and Matt McClure on tracks 3, 6, and 10. He also played every instrument on the track "Girls in Bikinis".[3]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]

I Don't Dance received positive reviews from music critics. It currently has a score of 69 out of 100 on Metacritic indicating "generally favorable reviews", based on 4 critics reviews. Jon Freeman of Country Weekly rated the album "B". He praised the songwriting of the title track, as well as "Drinkin' Class", "My Carolina", and "The Airport Song", and described Brice's voice as "spectacular, ranging from a gentle whisper to a right-from-the-gut, serrated-edge howl that elevates even the most forgettable material into high drama." Freeman also praised the sparseness of the album's production.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Don't Dance"   Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, Dallas Davidson 3:59
2. "No Better Than This"   Brice, Hatch, Vicky McGehee 4:13
3. "Show You Off Tonight"   Brice, Jacobs, McGehee, Ben Glover 3:54
4. "Always the Only One"   Brice, Kyle Jacobs, Joe Don Rooney 3:53
5. "Good Man"   Brice, Jacobs, McGehee, Billy Montana 3:24
6. "Drinking Class"   Josh Kear, David Frasier, Ed Hill 3:27
7. "That Don't Sound Like You"   Brice, Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley 3:30
8. "Girls in Bikinis"   Brice, Rodney Clawson, Thomas Rhett, Chris Tompkins 3:13
9. "Sirens"   Brice, Hatch, Stone, Lance Miller 3:54
10. "Somebody's Been Drinking"   Gorley, Hillary Lindsey, Shane McAnally 3:41
11. "Hard to Figure Out (The Airport Song)"   Brice, Joe Leathers, Nicole Witt 3:25
12. "My Carolina"   Brice, Phillip Lammonds 3:57
13. "Panama City"   Mark Irwin, Tompkins, Kear 4:15
Deluxe Edition
No. Title Writer(s) Length
14. "More My Style"   Brice, McGehee, Montana, Brian Davis 3:45
15. "Closer"   Brice, Jon Stone, Jerrod Niemann 4:08
16. "Whiskey Used to Burn"   Brice, Hatch, Miller 3:32

Chart performance[edit]

The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 5, and No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart with 39,000 copies sold.[6] The album has sold 95,500 copies in the US as of November 2014.[7]

Album[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[8] 5
US Billboard 200[9] 5
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[10] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US Country Airplay US CAN Country CAN
2014 "I Don't Dance" 5 1 33 3 40
"Drinking Class"A 12 19 72 34 74
  • ACurrent single.[11]
Preceded by
Platinum by Miranda Lambert
Top Country Albums number-one album
September 27, 2014
Succeeded by
Sundown Heaven Town by Tim McGraw

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