Simple Life (Carolyn Dawn Johnson song)
|Single by Carolyn Dawn Johnson|
|from the album Dress Rehearsal|
|Released||November 24, 2003|
|Writer(s)||Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Carolyn Dawn Johnson
|Carolyn Dawn Johnson singles chronology|
"Simple Life" is a song co-written and recorded by Canadian country music singer Carolyn Dawn Johnson. It was released in November 2003 as the third single from her album Dress Rehearsal. The song was also her fifth entry on two U.S. singles charts, peaking at number 13 on Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) and number 73 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was written by Johnson with Troy Verges and Aimee Mayo.
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that the production has an "earthy, organic feel, infused with dobro, mandolin and some tasty guitar work." She calls Johnson's voice "effervescent" and "full of passion and verve."
The music video was directed by Steven Goldmann and premiered in early 2004.
"Simple Life" debuted at number 55 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of November 29, 2003.
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||13|
|US Billboard Hot 100||73|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||49|
- Billboard, December 6, 2003, Vol. 115, No. 49, Page 36.
- "Carolyn Dawn Johnson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Carolyn Dawn Johnson.
- "Carolyn Dawn Johnson Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Carolyn Dawn Johnson.
- "Best of 2004: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2004. Retrieved July 11, 2012.