It Won't Be the Last

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It Won't Be the Last
Studio album by Billy Ray Cyrus
Released June 22, 1993 (1993-06-22)
Recorded 1992
Genre Country
Length 38:20
Label Mercury
Producer Joe Scaife, Jim Cotton
Billy Ray Cyrus chronology
Some Gave All
(1992)
It Won't Be the Last
(1993)
Storm in the Heartland
(1994)
Singles from It Won't Be the Last
  1. "In the Heart of a Woman"
    Released: June 29, 1993
  2. "Somebody New"
    Released: September 18, 1993
  3. "Words by Heart"
    Released: January 24, 1994
  4. "Talk Some"
    Released: 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly C[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]

It Won't Be the Last is the second studio album released by country music artist Billy Ray Cyrus. Certified platinum by the RIAA, this album produced four singles for Cyrus on the Hot Country Songs charts: "In the Heart of a Woman", "Somebody New", "Words by Heart" and "Talk Some", which reached number #3, number #9, number #12, and number #63, respectively, on the charts. "Somebody New" was covered in 2008 by Jill King, whose version was released as a single, however, it did not chart.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "In the Heart of a Woman"   Keith Hinton, Brett Cartwright 4:00
2. "Talk Some"   Don Von Tress 4:15
3. "Somebody New"   Alex Harvey, Mike Curtis 3:45
4. "Only Time Will Tell"   Billy Ray Cyrus 3:21
5. "Ain't Your Dog No More"   Don Von Tress 2:28
6. "Words by Heart"   Reed Nielsen, Monty Powell 3:07
7. "It Won't Be the Last"   Cyrus, Terry Shelton 3:49
8. "Throwin' Stones"   Cyrus 3:40
9. "Right Face Wrong Time"   Cyrus 3:27
10. "Dreamin' in Color, Livin' in Black and White"   Don Von Tress, Donny Lowery 4:17
11. "When I'm Gone"   Cyrus 3:01

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1993)
[4][5][6][7][8]
Peak
position
Australian ARIA Charts 20
Canadian Albums Chart 11
Canadian Top Country Albums 1
Netherlands Mega Charts 86
New Zealand RIANZ Charts 43
Swedish Fullprice Albums Chart 33
Swiss Music Charts 27
U.S. Billboard 200 3
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
VG-lista Norwegian Albums Chart 18

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US CAN Country
1993 "In the Heart of a Woman" 3 76 1
"Somebody New" 9 104 14
1994 "Words by Heart" 12 119 14
"Talk Some" 63
"—" denotes releases that failed to chart
Preceded by
Pure Country
by George Strait
Top Country Albums
number-one album

July 10 - August 14, 1993
Succeeded by
A Lot About Livin' (And a Little 'bout Love)
by Alan Jackson
Preceded by
Country Heat 3
by Various Artists
RPM Top Country Albums
number-one album

July 31 - September 4, 1993
Succeeded by
Croonin'
by Anne Murray

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
  4. ^ "Billy Ray Cyrus US Country Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  5. ^ "Billy Ray Cyrus Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  6. ^ "Issue date July 31, 1993". RPM. 1993-07-31. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  7. ^ "Issue date July 31, 1993". RPM. 1993-07-31. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  8. ^ "It Won't Be The Last Oceanian and some European Charts". IFPI Switzerland. Retrieved 2009-08-02.