|Single by Chely Wright|
|from the album Single White Female|
|B-side||"Rubbin' It In"|
|Chely Wright singles chronology|
"It Was" is a song written by Mark Wright and Gary Burr, and recorded by American country music artist Chely Wright. It was released in September 1999 as the second single from her album Single White Female. The song reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in April 2000.
Deborah Evans Price of Billboard gave the song a favorable review, saying that it "has a hauntingly beautiful melody and affecting lyric about the mercurial nature of love" and that "Wright possesses a strong voice, full of emotional depth and presence."
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||37|
|US Billboard Hot 100||64|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||11|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||47|
- "Chely Wright Hot Country Songs Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
- Price, Deborah Evans (October 2, 1999). "Reviews & Previews". Billboard. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
- "CMT : Videos : Chely Wright : It Was". Country Music Television. Retrieved January 28, 2012.
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9996." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. December 6, 1999. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
- "Chely Wright Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Chely Wright.
- "Chely Wright Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Chely Wright.
- "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 16, 2012.