Like My Dog

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"Like My Dog"
Single by Billy Currington
from the album Enjoy Yourself
Released October 10, 2011 (2011-10-10)
Format Music download
Genre Country
Length 2:48
Label Mercury Nashville
Writer(s) Harley Allen
Scotty Emerick
Producer(s) Carson Chamberlain
Billy Currington
Billy Currington singles chronology
"Love Done Gone"
(2011)
"Like My Dog"
(2011)
"Hey Girl"
(2013)

"Like My Dog" is a song recorded by American country music artist Billy Currington. It was released in October 2011 as the fourth single from his album Enjoy Yourself. The song was written by Harley Allen and Scotty Emerick.[1]

Content[edit]

"Like My Dog" is a mid-tempo accompanied mainly by acoustic guitar. In it, the male lists off various things that his pet dog does not do, and says that he wants his lover to love him "like [his] dog does".

Critical reception[edit]

Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song four and a half stars out of five, calling it "cute and a little superficial, but impossible to ignore or not fall in love with."[2] Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave the song four stars out of five, writing that it's "a clever and undeniably country tune with a laid-back melody that suits Billy's strong country voice."[3]

Chart performance[edit]

"Like My Dog" debuted at number 53 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of October 22, 2011.[4]

Chart (2011–2012) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 24
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100[6] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 98

References[edit]

  1. ^ Conaway, Alanna (October 16, 2011). "Billy Currington, ‘Like My Dog’ – Lyrics Uncovered". Taste of Country. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy (September 30, 2011). "Billy Currington, ‘Like My Dog’ – Song Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt (October 28, 2011). "Single Review: Billy Currington - "Like My Dog"". Roughstock. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  4. ^ Morris, Edward (October 15, 2011). "Scotty McCreery, Keith Urban Top This Week's Album, Songs Charts". Country Music Television. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Billy Currington Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Billy Currington.
  6. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Week of February 11, 2012". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Best of 2012: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 

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