is the ninth studio album by American Rewind country music group Rascal Flatts. It was released on May 13, 2014 via Big Machine Records. [1 ] The album was produced by Rascal Flatts, [2 ] Howard Benson and Dann Huff. A deluxe edition is available at [3 ] Target with four bonus tracks. [4 ]
Critical reception [ edit ]
Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic rated the album four stars out of five, writing that "it's hard not to succumb to Rascal Flatts' smooth touch." At [5 ] , Bob Paxman graded the album a B+, stating that " Country Weekly Rewind is a great-sounding album that brings Flatts back to country's forefront." At [6 ] , USA Today Brian Mansfield rated the album two-and-a-half stars out of five, remarking how "The trio retools its style with mixed results", yet it's "High-flown ballads remain a strength, and Joe Don Rooney fans will thrill to his guitar work": however, "Elsewhere, the group just sounds as if like it's trying to keep up with the times." [7 ]
Commercial performance [ edit ]
The album debuted on its release at No. 5 on the
and No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Top Country Albums chart with sales of 61,000 in the US. As of June 2014, the album has sold 130,000 copies in the US. [8 ] [9 ]
Track listing [ edit ]
Aaron Eshuis, Neil Mason, Ryan Hurd
Howard Benson 2:59
Chris DeStefano, Ashley Gorley, Eric Paslay Rascal Flatts
"I Have Never Been to Memphis"
Eric Holljes, Ian Holljes,
Marcus Hummon Benson
Meghan Trainor, Jesse Frasure,
Shay Mooney Rascal Flatts
Gregg Wattenberg, Derek A. E. Fuhrmann, Brett James Benson
Jaron Boyer, Sara Haze
"Night of Our Lives"
Ben Hayslip, Jimmy Yeary Benson
"I Like the Sound of That"
Trainor, Frasure, Mooney
Ben Caver, Megan Conner, Brian White
"I'm on Fire"
Sean McConnell, Tobias Lundgren, Johan Fransson, Tim Larsson
"Life's a Song"
Jeffrey Steele, Brandon Hood, James T. Slater
Dann Huff, Rascal Flatts 4:08
Neil Thrasher, Michael Dulaney, Shane Minor Rascal Flatts
Jaren Johnston, Tony Lane Rascal Flatts
Diane Warren Rascal Flatts
John Mayer Huff, Rascal Flatts
"She Must Like Broken Hearts"
busbee, Rascal Flatts Rascal Flatts
"Bring the Family"
Regie Hamm, Tim Akers, Chase Akers Benson
Personnel [ edit ]
Credits adapted from Allmusic. [10 ]
Tim Akers - keyboards, piano
Keith Armstrong - assistant
Alexander Attalla - assistant
Adam Ayan - mastering
Leann Bennett - production coordination
Howard Benson - keyboards, producer, programming, backing vocals
Drew Bollman - assistant
Sandi Spika Borchetta - art direction
David Campbell- conductor, string arrangements John Catchings - cello
Steve Churchyard - String Engineer
Kevin Connolly - Violin
Dorian Crozier - Drums
Eric Darken - Percussion
Paul DeCarli - digital editing
Anthony Diaz Deleon - assistant
Jay DeMarcus - bass, mandolin, producer, programming, backing vocals
Dan Dugmore - steel guitar Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick - cello
Leland Elliott - assistant
Nina Evtuhov - violin
Jenee' Fleener - fiddle, viola, violin
Zack Foster - assistant
Paul Franklin - steel guitar Josh Freese - drums
Matthew Funes - viola
Matt Griffin - production coordination
Mike Griffith - production coordination
Julian Hallmark - violin
Chandler Harrod - assistant
Dann Huff - producer
David Huff - digital editing Hatsukazu Inagaki - engineer, overdub engineer
Allison Jones - A&R
Charlie Judge - accordion, hammond B3, keyboards, synthesizer
Nik Karpen - assistant
Suzie Katayama - cello, string contractor
Roland Kato - viola
Kim Keyes - backing vocals
Kelly King - A&R
Don Koch - programming
Dmitar Krnjaic - assistant engineer
Kris Krunk - programming, synthesizer
Nick Lane - assistant
Songa Lee - violin
Natalie Leggett - violin
Mario de León - violin
Gary Levoc - backing vocals
Chris Lord-Alge - mixing Anthony Martinez - assistant
James Matchack - programming, synthesizer
Gail Mayes - backing vocals
Rob McNelley - acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Gordon Mote - piano
John Murphy - art direction, stylist
Sean Neff - digital editing, engineer, mixing
Jon Nicholson - drum technician
Justin Niebank - mixing
Sheryl Nields - photography
Taylor Nyquist - assistant
Grace Oh - violin
Ernesto Olvera - assistant
Sara Parkins - violin
Tim Pierce - guitar
Mike Plotnikoff - engineer
Rascal Flatts - producer
Drea Rhenee - backing vocals
Michele Richards - violin
Steve Richards - cello
Joe Don Rooney - acoustic guitar, electric guitar , backing vocals
Mellissa Schleicher - hair stylist, make-Up
David Schwerkholt - assistant
Lenny Skolnik - programming
Rudy Stein - cello
Ilya Toshinsky - banjo, bouzouki, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin
Marc VanGoolm - guitar technician
Josefina Vergara - violin
Torne White - graphic design
Nathan Zwald - engineer
References [ edit ]
^ Vinson, Christina (April 2, 2014). "Rascal Flatts Reveal ‘Rewind’ Track List". Taste of Country . Retrieved April 4, 2014.
^ Thompson, Gayle (April 2, 2014). "Rascal Flatts Reveal Cover Art, Track Listing for ‘Rewind’". The Boot . Retrieved April 4, 2014.
^ Reuter, Annie (March 31, 2014). "Rascal Flatts Reveal ‘Rewind’ Track List". radio.com . Retrieved April 4, 2014.
^ Nicholson, Jessica (March 31, 2014). "Track Listing For Rascal Flatts’ ‘Rewind’ Revealed". MusicRow . Retrieved April 4, 2014.
^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (May 12, 2014). ". AllMusic Rewind - Rascal Flatts | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards" . Retrieved May 13, 2014.
^ a b Paxman, Bob (May 19, 2014). ". Rewind by Rascal Flatts" Country Weekly 21 (20). American Media, Inc. p. 66. ISSN 1074-3235 . Retrieved May 10, 2014.
^ a b Mansfield, Brian (May 13, 2014). "Listen Up: Chromeo, Joseph Arthur, Rascal Flatts". USA Today . Retrieved May 13, 2014.
^ Wade Jessen, Nashville (May 22, 2014). "Rascal Flatts, Dolly Parton Soar Onto Top Country Albums Chart". Billboard.
^ Bjorke, Matt (June 25, 2014). "Country Music's Top 10 Albums: The Week Of June 25, 2014". Roughstock . Retrieved June 27, 2014.
^ " Rascal Flatts – Rewind". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved May 30, 2014.
^ " Rascal Flatts Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Rascal Flatts. Prometheus Global Media.
^ "2014 Top 40 Country Artist Albums Archive". Official Charts Company . Retrieved May 30, 2014.
^ "Rascal Flatts Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Rascal Flatts. Prometheus Global Media.
^ " Rascal Flatts Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Country Albums for Rascal Flatts. Prometheus Global Media.