Now That I Found You

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"Now That I Found You"
Single by Terri Clark
from the album How I Feel
B-side "Getting Even with the Blues"[1]
Released April 6, 1998
Genre Country
Length 3:37
Label Mercury
Writer(s) J. D. Martin
Paul Begaud
Vanessa Corish
Producer(s) Keith Stegall
Terri Clark singles chronology
"Something in the Water"
(1997)
"Now That I Found You"
(1998)
"You're Easy on the Eyes"
(1998)

"Now That I Found You" is a song written by Paul Begaud, Vanessa Corish and J.D. Martin, and recorded by Canadian country music artist Terri Clark. It was released in April 1998 as the first single from her album How I Feel. On July 17, 1998, the song reached number 1 on the US Radio & Records chart,[2][3] number 2 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart in July 1998[4] and number 2 on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[5]

Awards[edit]

The song was awarded both Broadcast Music, Inc. and ASCAP performance awards.[6] BMI also awarded their songwriters the BMI Millionairs award for receiving one million spins.[3]

Cover versions[edit]

The song was covered by Australian vocal group Human Nature on their 1999 album Counting Down and by Irish pop group Mytown in 2000.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it "a pretty ballad that features a lovely romantic lyric and a sing-along chorus." She goes on to say that Clark "temporairly abandons the female honky-tonk stance to deliver a silky, warm vocal performance on this gentle track."[7]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Steven Goldmann and premiered in April 1998.

Chart performance[edit]

"Now That I Found You" debuted at number 74 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 4, 1998.

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[8] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 72
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[11] 2
US Country Songs (Billboard)[12] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 95–96. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ a b [2]
  4. ^ RPM Country Tracks
  5. ^ Terri Clark Chart History
  6. ^ [3]
  7. ^ Billboard, April 4, 1998
  8. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. July 6, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  9. ^ "Terri Clark Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Terri Clark.
  10. ^ "Terri Clark Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Terri Clark.
  11. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 

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