Keith Urban (album)

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Keith Urban
Studio album by Keith Urban
Released 19 October 1999
Genre Country
Length 46:34
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Matt Rollings
Keith Urban
Keith Urban chronology
Keith Urban
(1991)
Keith Urban
(1999)
Golden Road
(2002)
Singles from Keith Urban
  1. "It's a Love Thing"
    Released: 27 May 1999
  2. "Your Everything"
    Released: 2 May 2000
  3. "But for the Grace of God"
    Released: 28 November 2000
  4. "Where the Blacktop Ends"
    Released: 9 April 2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Keith Urban (also known as Keith Urban II) is the second studio album by Australian country music artist Keith Urban, released on 19 October 1999 through Capitol Nashville.

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.[2] 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.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "It's a Love Thing"   Keith Urban, Monty Powell 3:40
2. "Where the Blacktop Ends"   Steve Wariner, Allen Shamblin 2:58
3. "But for the Grace of God"   Keith Urban, Charlotte Caffey, Jane Wiedlin 4:30
4. "Your Everything"   Chris Lindsey, Bob Regan 4:10
5. "I Wanna Be Your Man (Forever)"   Urban 3:07
6. "A Little Luck of Our Own"   Gary Burr, Dale Daniel 3:22
7. "You're the Only One"   Urban, Michael Weinstein, Stevie J. 4:53
8. "If You Wanna Stay"   Urban 4:27
9. "Don't Shut Me Out"   Urban 3:52
10. "Out on My Own"   Urban, Vernon Rust 4:54
11. "Rollercoaster" (instrumental) Urban, Matt Rollings 2:51
12. "I Thought You Knew"   Urban, Rollings, Skip Ewing 3:50

Chart performance[edit]

Keith Urban debuted at number 145 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and number 17 on the Top Country Albums. In December 2003, Keith Urban was certified Platinum by the RIAA.

Album[edit]

Charts (1999) Peak
position
Canadian RPM Country Albums[3] 27
U.S. Billboard 200[4] 145
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums[4] 17
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 4

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US CAN Country
1999 "It's a Love Thing" 18 105 25
2000 "Your Everything" 4 51 20
"But for the Grace of God" 1 37 *
2001 "Where the Blacktop Ends" 3 35 *
* denotes unknown peak positions

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
Australia (ARIA)[5] Gold
United States (RIAA)[6] Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keith Urban (album) at AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-20.
  2. ^ "Musical Olympics: 40 Countries' Top Stars". Billboard. 30 July 2012. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "RPM search result - Keith Urban". RPM. Retrieved 6 April 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Keith Urban - Keith Urban". Billboard.com. 7 April 2001. Retrieved 2011-06-20. 
  5. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2012 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  6. ^ "American album certifications – Keith Urban – Keith Urban". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH