Jason Aldean (album)

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Jason Aldean
Studio album by Jason Aldean
Released July 26, 2005 (2005-07-26)
Genre Country
Length 40:15
Label Broken Bow
Producer Michael Knox
Jason Aldean chronology
Jason Aldean (2003) Jason Aldean
Singles from Jason Aldean ily
  1. "Hicktown"
    Released: March 28, 2005
  2. "Why"
    Released: November 15, 2005
  3. "Amarillo Sky"
    Released: June 26, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Country Standard Time [1]

Jason Aldean is the self-titled debut album of American country music artist Jason Aldean. It was released on July 26, 2005 and has been certified platinum by the RIAA. The album produced three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts: "Hicktown" (No. 10), "Why" (No. 1), and "Amarillo Sky" (No. 4).

Several of this album's tracks were recorded by other artists, including two of the singles: "Amarillo Sky" previously served as the title track to McBride & the Ride's 2002 album of the same name and "Why" was also recorded by Shannon Brown on her 2005 album Corn Fed. Additionally, "Good to Go" was recorded by John Corbett on his self-titled debut album, from which it was released as a single. Finally, "Asphalt Cowboy" was previously recorded by Blake Shelton on his 2003 album The Dreamer.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hicktown"   Big Kenny, John Rich, Vicky McGehee 5:06
2. "Amarillo Sky"   Big Kenny, Rich, Rodney Clawson, Bart Pursley 3:23
3. "Why"   Rich, Clawson, McGehee 3:33
4. "Even If I Wanted To"   Jason Aldean, Justin Weaver 4:11
5. "Lonesome USA"   David Lee Murphy, Kim Tribble, Mark Wright 3:40
6. "Asphalt Cowboy"   Jeff Stevens, Kenny West 4:03
7. "I'm Just a Man"   Chad Brock, McGehee, Rich 3:17
8. "You're the Love I Wanna Be In"   Aldean, McGehee, Rich 3:18
9. "Good to Go"   Clawson, Tim Nichols 4:02
10. "I Believe In Ghosts"   Marc Beeson, Jim Collins, D. Vincent Williams 3:26
11. "She Loved Me"   Aldean, Brad Adkins, Bobby Pinson 3:27
Total length:

Chart performance[edit]

The album has sold 1.6 million copies in the US as of January 2015.[2]


Chart (2005) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 6
U.S. Billboard 200 37
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 1


Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
2005 "Hicktown" 10 68
"Why" 1 43
2006 "Amarillo Sky" 4 59


Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[3] Platinum


  1. ^ Milliken, Greg. "Jason Aldean - Jason Aldean". Country Standard Time. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Matt Bjorke (January 8, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report For January 8, 2015". Roughstock. 
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Jason Aldean – Jason Aldean". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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