Outta My Head (Craig Campbell song)

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"Outta My Head"
Single by Craig Campbell
from the album Never Regret
Released September 17, 2012 (2012-09-17)
Format Music download
Recorded 2012
Genre Country
Length 3:32
Label Bigger Picture Music Group
Writer(s) Michael Carter
Brandon Kinney
Cole Swindell
Producer(s) Matt Rovey
Keith Stegall
Craig Campbell singles chronology
"When I Get It"
(2011)
"Outta My Head"
(2012)
"Keep Them Kisses Comin'"
(2013)

"Outta My Head" is a song recorded by American country music artist Craig Campbell. It was released in September 2012 as the first single from his second studio album, Never Regret. The song was written by Michael Carter, Brandon Kinney and Cole Swindell.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song two and a half stars out of five, calling it "a nondescript, mid-tempo country song that could have been recorded by anyone at any time."[2] Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave the song a favorable review, writing that "Keith Stegall and Matt Rovey's production is stellar and gives Craig Campbell the right of contemporary muscle to go with his neotraditional country roots."[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Mason Dixon and premiered in November 2012.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

"Outta My Head" debuted at number 49 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of October 20, 2012.[5] It also debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of October 20, 2012. It also debuted at number 96 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of September 28, 2013.

The song entered Top 20 on the Country Airplay charts in its forty-ninth week, thus surpassing by nine weeks the record previously set by Lee Brice's "Love Like Crazy" for the slowest ascent to the Top 20.[6] As of October 2013, the song has sold 264,000 copies in the US.[7]

Chart (2012–2013) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 90
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[9] 15
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 25

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[11] 53
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[12] 69

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wyland, Sarah (September 28, 2012). "Watch Craig Cambell’s “Outta My Head” Lyric Video". Great American Country. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy (August 30, 2012). "Craig Campbell, ‘Outta My Head’ – Song Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt (September 8, 2012). "The Weekly Single Recap: September 7, 2012". Roughstock. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ Spicher, Wendy (November 5, 2012). "Watch the World Premiere of Craig Campbell’s New Video “Outta My Head” TONIGHT on GAC". Great American Country. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ Morris, Edward (October 13, 2012). "It's Taylor, Taylor, Taylor, Taylor on Reconfigured Billboard Chart". Country Music Television. Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  6. ^ Jessen, Wade (9 September 2013). "On the Charts: Florida Georgia Line rolls three straight; Thomas Rhett's first Top 10". Billboard Country Update. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Matt Bjorke (October 23, 2013). "Country Chart News - The Top 30 Digital Singles - October 23, 2013: Florida Georgia Line 6x Platinum; Scotty McCreery Places 2 Songs". Roughstock. Retrieved October 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Craig Campbell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Craig Campbell.
  9. ^ "Craig Campbell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Country Airplay for Craig Campbell.
  10. ^ "Craig Campbell Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Craig Campbell.
  11. ^ "Best of 2013: Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Best of 2013: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.