If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go

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"If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go"
Single by Dallas Smith
from the album Jumped Right In
Released March 12, 2012 (2012-03-12)
Format Music download
Genre Country rock
Length 3:36
Label 604
Writer(s) Rodney Atkins
Rodney Clawson
Jim Collins
Producer(s) Joey Moi
Dallas Smith singles chronology
"Somebody Somewhere"
(2011)
"If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go"
(2012)
"Jumped Right In"
(2012)

"If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go" is a song recorded by Canadian country rock artist Dallas Smith. It was released in March 2012 as the second single from his debut solo album, Jumped Right In. It peaked at number 74 on the Canadian Hot 100 in June 2012.

"If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go" was previously recorded by Steve Holy on his 2011 album Love Don't Run.

Critical reception[edit]

Jeff DeDekker of the Leader-Post called the song "a perfect anthem for summer." He wrote that "fuelled by a fierce banjo, the song is fast and fun with a simple message — follow your heart."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Stephano Barberis and premiered in April 2012.

Chart performance[edit]

"If It Gets You Where You Wanna Go" debuted at number 90 on the Canadian Hot 100 for the week of May 26, 2012.

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[2] 74

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeDekker, Jeff (May 25, 2012). "CD REVIEW: Jumped Right In, Dallas Smith". Leader-Post. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Dallas Smith Album & Song Chart History" Canadian Hot 100 for Dallas Smith.