Prior to this album, Keith recorded a self-titled album in Australia in 1991 and another in the U.S. as a member of the short-lived band The Ranch. Keith Urban was Urban's breakthrough album, producing four singles on the Billboard country charts. In order of release, the singles were: "It's a Love Thing" (number 18), "Your Everything" (number 4), "But for the Grace of God" (number 1), and "Where the Blacktop Ends" (number 3). It has sold 980,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album track "A Little Luck of Our Own" was originally titled "Luck of Our Own" as first recorded by singer-songwriter Dale Daniel on her 1993 album Luck of Our Own.