Shock'n Y'all

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Shock'n Y'all
Studio album by Toby Keith
Released November 4, 2003
Genre Country
Length 50:21
Label DreamWorks
Producer James Stroud
Toby Keith
Toby Keith chronology
20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Toby Keith
(2003)
Shock'n Y'all
(2003)
Greatest Hits 2
(2004)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (71/100) [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
411Mania (8/10) [2]
About.com 5/5 stars [3]
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [4]
Blender 2/5 stars [1]
E! Online C [1]
Entertainment Weekly B [1][5]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars [6]
People 2/4 stars [7]
Plugged In (mixed) [8]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars [9]
The Village Voice (positive) [10]

Shock'n Y'all is the eighth studio album by country musician Toby Keith, released in 2003. The album features 10 studio tracks and the 2 live "Bus Songs". The album has been certified 4× Platinum in the U.S. for shipments in excess of 4 million units.

"I Love This Bar", "American Soldier" and "Whiskey Girl" were the three tracks from the album to be released as singles, and all reached Number One on the Hot Country Songs charts. "I Love This Bar" has inspired a chain of restaurants that Keith has launched under the name I Love This Bar And Grill.

Keith wrote or co-wrote 11 of the 12 songs with his frequent collaborator Scotty Emerick, who also sings backup on the live tracks.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Love This Bar" (Toby Keith, Scotty Emerick) - 5:35
  2. "Whiskey Girl" (Keith, Emerick) - 3:59
  3. "American Soldier" (Keith, Chuck Cannon) - 4:23
  4. "If I Was Jesus" (Cannon, Phil Madeira) - 3:44
  5. "Time for Me to Ride" (Keith, Cannon) - 5:22
  6. "Sweet" (Keith, Emerick, Cannon) - 3:06
  7. "Don't Leave, I Think I Love You" (Keith, Ronnie Dunn) - 3:46
  8. "Nights I Can't Remember, Friends I'll Never Forget" (Keith, Emerick) - 4:00
  9. "Baddest Boots" (Keith) - 4:23
  10. "The Critic" (Keith) - 4:02
    Bonus songs
  11. "The Taliban Song" (Keith, Emerick) - 3:58A
    • duet with Scotty Emerick (uncredited)
  12. "Weed with Willie" (Keith, Emerick) - 4:03A
    • duet with Scotty Emerick (uncredited)

ALive tracks.

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Critic reviews at Metacritic
  2. ^ 411Mania review
  3. ^ About.com review
  4. ^ Shock'n Y'all at AllMusic
  5. ^ Havighurst, Craig (2003-11-14). "Shock'n Y'all Review". Entertainment Weekly. 
  6. ^ Los Angeles Times review
  7. ^ People review
  8. ^ Plugged In review
  9. ^ Rolling Stone review at the Wayback Machine (archived October 2, 2007)
  10. ^ The Village Voice review


Preceded by
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below by OutKast
Billboard 200 number-one album
November 16, 2003 - November 22, 2003
Succeeded by
The Black Album by Jay-Z
Preceded by
Greatest Hits Volume II
by Alan Jackson
Top Country Albums number-one album
November 22, 2003 - February 20, 2004
Succeeded by
When the Sun Goes Down
by Kenny Chesney
Preceded by
Up! by Shania Twain
Top Country Albums number-one album of the year
2004
Succeeded by
Greatest Hits by Shania Twain

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