Only God (Could Stop Me Loving You)

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"Only God (Could Stop Me Loving You)"
Single by Emerson Drive
from the album Emerson Drive
B-side "Fall into Me"[1]
Released March 31, 2003
Format CD Single, 7"
Genre Country
Length 4:22
Label DreamWorks
Writer(s) Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Producer(s) Julian King and James Stroud
Emerson Drive singles chronology
"Fall into Me"
(2002)
"Only God (Could Stop Me Loving You)"
(2003)
"Last One Standing"
(2004)
Canadian chronology
"Fall into Me"
(2002)
"Only God (Could Stop Me Loving You)"
(2003)
"Waitin' on Me"
(2004)

"Only God (Could Stop Me Loving You)" is the title of a country music song written by pop and rock songwriter Robert John "Mutt" Lange. It was originally recorded by Billy Ray Cyrus for his 1994 album Storm in the Heartland, but not released as a single. It also appeared on Chris Ward's 1996 album One Step Beyond.[2]

Lari White recorded the song as a duet with Toby Keith for her 1999 album Stepping Stone. The first version to be released as a single was by Canadian country music group Emerson Drive recorded the song for their self-titled debut CD. Their version reached number 23 on the country charts in 2003.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Steven Goldmann and premiered in mid-2003.

Chart positions[edit]

Emerson Drive's version peaked at number 23 on Hot Country Songs, spending twenty-four weeks on that chart.[1]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 23
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100[4] 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 137. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Zehnbauer, Eric. "One Step Beyond review". Country Standard Time. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Emerson Drive Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Emerson Drive.
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 137. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 

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