Round About Way
|"Round About Way"|
|Single by George Strait|
|from the album Carrying Your Love With Me|
|B-side||"She'll Leave You with a Smile"|
|Released||January 5, 1998|
|Format||CD Single, 7" single|
|Recorded||September 28, 1996|
|Writer(s)||Steve Dean, Wil Nance|
|George Strait singles chronology|
"Round About Way" is a song written by Steve Dean and Wil Nance, and recorded by American country music singer George Strait. It was released in January 1998 as the fourth and final single from his CD Carrying Your Love With Me. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.
The song is an uptempo, in which the narrator finally admits that he misses his ex-lover.
Larry Flick, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that "fiddle and steel guitar dominate this uptempo romp." He goes on to say that Strait's performance is "packed with personality."
"Round About Way" re-entered the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks as an official single at number 45 for the week of January 10, 1998.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||38|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||44|
"What If I Said"
by Anita Cochran and Steve Wariner
|Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
March 7-March 14, 1998
"Nothin' but the Taillights"
by Clint Black
|RPM Country Tracks
March 9, 1998
"She's Gonna Make It"
by Garth Brooks
- Latest Greatest Sraitest Hits (CD). George Strait. MCA Nashville. 2000.
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 406–408. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Billboard, May 3, 1997
- "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 9, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- "George Strait Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for George Strait.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
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