Neon (Chris Young album)

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Neon
Studio album by Chris Young
Released July 12, 2011 (2011-07-12)
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre Neotraditional Country
Length 32:23
Label RCA Nashville
Producer James Stroud
Chris Young chronology
The Man I Want to Be
(2009)
Neon
(2011)
A.M.
(2013)
Singles from Neon
  1. "Tomorrow"
    Released: February 21, 2011[1]
  2. "You"
    Released: September 12, 2011
  3. "Neon"
    Released: March 26, 2012
  4. "I Can Take It from There"
    Released: October 15, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Country Weekly 4/5 stars[3]
Slant Magazine 3/5 stars[4]

Neon is the third studio album by American country music artist Chris Young. It was released on July 12, 2011, via RCA Nashville.[5] Young co-wrote seven of the album's ten tracks.[6] The album sold 72,830 copies its first week.[7]

The album includes the singles "Tomorrow", "You", "Neon", and "I Can Take It from There".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Can Take It from There"   Chris Young, Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip 2:38
2. "Lost"   Young, Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley 3:12
3. "Tomorrow"   Young, Frank J. Myers, Anthony L. Smith 3:40
4. "Save Water, Drink Beer"   Megan Connor, Ross Copperman, Jon Nite 2:47
5. "Neon"   Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Trevor Rosen 3:45
6. "Old Love Feels New"   Young, Brett James, Tim Nichols 4:01
7. "You"   Young, Luke Laird 2:45
8. "Flashlight"   Young, Robert Arthur, Johnny Bulford 3:24
9. "When She's On"   Monty Criswell, Shane Minor 3:09
10. "She's Got This Thing About Her"   Young, Cory Batten, Kent Blazy 3:02

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 4
US Billboard Top Country Albums[8] 2

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US Country Airplay US CAN Country
[9]
CAN
2011 "Tomorrow"[10] 1 36 95
"You" 1 34 66
2012 "Neon" 23 92
"I Can Take It from There" 16 4 63 4 76
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from the Neon liner notes.[11]

Musicians
Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "R&R: Going for Adds: Country". Retrieved July 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Neon - Chris Young". Allmusic. Retrieved July 19, 2011. 
  3. ^ Phillips, Jessica. "Neon by Chris Young". Country Weekly. Retrieved July 17, 2011. 
  4. ^ Keefe, Jonathan. "Chris Young: "Neon" - Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved July 22, 2011. 
  5. ^ Wyland, Sarah (May 12, 2011). "Chris Young to Release Neon on July 12". Great American Country. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  6. ^ Haislop, Neil (June 29, 2011). "Chris Young Gives Fans A Sneak Peek Of New Album, Neon". All Access. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ Bjorke, Matt (July 20, 2011). "Blake Shelton Scores Career First This Week With "Red River Blue"". Roughstock. Retrieved August 19, 2011. 
  8. ^ a b "Chart listing for Neon". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 21, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Chris Young Album & Song Chart History – Canada Country". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Chart listing for "Tomorrow"". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 
  11. ^ Neon (liner notes). Chris Young. RCA Records. 2011.