Livin' on Love
|"Livin' on Love"|
|Single by Alan Jackson|
|from the album Who I Am|
|Released||August 29, 1994|
|Format||Promo-only CD single|
|Recorded||January 10, 1994|
|Alan Jackson singles chronology|
"Livin' on Love" is a song written and recorded by American country music singer Alan Jackson. It was released in August 1994 as the second single from his album Who I Am. In late 1994, it became his ninth Number One hit on the Billboard country charts. It also reached number 1 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100.
The song describes a couple who are "livin' on love". In the first verse, they are "two young people without a thing", while throughout the song they age, still in love with each other.
Thom Jurek of Allmusic described the song favorably, calling it "a mid-tempo honky tonker with killer fiddle, telecasters chopping up the middle, and lyrics that make its sentimental subject matter palatable." Kevin John Coyne of Country Universe gave the song a B+ grade, calling it "so catchy, so charming, and so full of little funny details." He goes on to say that he forgives Jackson for "ripping off 'Two Sparrows in a Hurricane' so blatantly."
The music video was directed by Piers Plowden and premiered in mid-1994.
"Livin' on Love" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of September 3, 1994.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||19|
- The Greatest Hits Collection (CD). Alan Jackson. Arista Records. 1995. 07822 18801.
- Jurek, Thom. "Who I Am review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- CountryUniverse.net Song review
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2667." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 28, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
- "Alan Jackson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Alan Jackson.
- "Alan Jackson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Alan Jackson.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
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