Let Me Down Easy (Billy Currington song)

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"Let Me Down Easy"
Single by Billy Currington
from the album Enjoy Yourself
Released October 4, 2010 (2010-10-04)
Format Music download
Genre Country
Length 3:48
Label Mercury Nashville
Writer(s) Mark Nesler
Jennifer Hanson
Marty Dodson
Producer(s) Carson Chamberlain
Billy Currington
Billy Currington singles chronology
"Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer"
"Let Me Down Easy"
"Love Done Gone"

"Let Me Down Easy" is a song written by Mark Nesler, Jennifer Hanson and Marty Dodson, recorded by American country music artist Billy Currington. It was released in October 2010 as the second single his album Enjoy Yourself. The song is Currington's eleventh single release. The song reached number one on the Hot Country Songs chart for the week of April 2, 2011, becoming Currington's fourth consecutive and sixth number 1 single.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Karlie Justus of The 9513 gave the song a thumbs-up, saying that it was a "sultry sleeper hit" but also saying that she thought it was similar to "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" and "Don't".[2] Gary Graff of Billboard also described the song favorably, saying that it had "Lionel Richie-style smoothness".[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Potsy Ponciroli. and premiered in March 2011, It was filmed in concert

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010-2011) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 46
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[6] 71

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 10
Preceded by
"Don't You Wanna Stay"
by Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
Billboard Hot Country Songs
number-one single

April 2, 2011
Succeeded by
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not"
by Thompson Square


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