Small Town Girl (album)

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Small Town Girl
Studio album by Kellie Pickler
Released October 31, 2006 (2006-10-31)
Recorded July–September 2006
Genre Country
Length 42:25
Label BNA/19
Producer Blake Chancey
Kellie Pickler chronology
Small Town Girl
(2006)
Kellie Pickler
(2008)
Singles from Small Town Girl
  1. "Red High Heels"
    Released: September 13, 2006
  2. "I Wonder"
    Released: March 5, 2007
  3. "Things That Never Cross a Man's Mind"
    Released: September 10, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Country Weekly 3.5/5 stars[3]

Small Town Girl is the debut album of country singer Kellie Pickler, which was released on October 31, 2006. The album was produced by Blake Chancey and released by BNA Records (a Sony BMG country label) in association with 19 Records. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on January 18, 2007.[4]

The album produced three Top 20 singles: The RIAA certified "Red High Heels",[4] "I Wonder", and "Things That Never Cross a Man's Mind" Gold. "Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You" was re-recorded for Kellie's self-titled second album, and released on August 30, 2009, as that albums' third single and a Top 20 hit for Pickler.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Red High Heels"   Kellie Pickler, Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, Karyn Rochelle 3:43
2. "Gotta Keep Moving"   Steve McEwan, Angela Lauer 3:31
3. "Things That Never Cross a Man's Mind"   Tim Johnson, Don Poythress, Wynn Varble 3:11
4. "Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You"   C. Lindsey, Mayo, Troy Verges 4:07
5. "I Wonder"   Pickler, C. Lindsey, Mayo, Rochelle 3:57
6. "Small Town Girl"   Pickler, C. Lindsey, Mayo 4:25
7. "Wild Ponies"   C. Lindsey, Mayo, Rochelle 4:14
8. "Girls Like Me"   Marv Green, C. Lindsey, Mayo, Hillary Lindsey 3:47
9. "I'm on My Way"   Sally Barris, Ashley Monroe, Liz Rose 4:36
10. "One of the Guys"   Pickler, C. Lindsey, Mayo, Rochelle 3:27
11. "My Angel"   Pickler C. Lindsey, Mayo 3:19

Chart performance[edit]

Small Town Girl debuted inside the U.S. Billboard 200 top 10 at number nine. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart,[5] selling about 79,000 copies in its first week,[6] the album has since sold over 884,000 copies as of May 2010. Pickler is the second American Idol alumnus to have a number-one album on the U.S. Country Album chart, the first being Idol winner Carrie Underwood.

Album[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position[7]
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 9

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions[8][9]
Certifications
US Country US
2006 "Red High Heels" 15 64
2007 "I Wonder" 14 75
"Things That Never Cross a Man's Mind" 16 96

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[10] Gold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Webb, Jennifer. "Kellie Pickler - 'Small Town Girl'". About.com. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Small Town Girl review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Small Town Girl". Country Weekly. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c RIAA Gold & Platinum Searchable Database - Kellie Pickler. RIAA.com.
  5. ^ Katie Hasty, "'Montana' Zooms By Manilow For Second Week At No. 1", Billboard.com, November 8, 2006.
  6. ^ Harris, Chris (2006-11-08). "'Hannah Montana' Holds Billboard #1; K-Fed's Tough Week Continues - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  7. ^ "Small Town Girl - Kellie Pickler - Billboard Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 16 January 2010. 
  8. ^ "Allmusic Billboard chart history > singles". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 January 2010. 
  9. ^ "Billboard chart history". Billboard.com. Retrieved 16 January 2010. 
  10. ^ "American album certifications – Kellie Pickler – Small Town Girl". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
Preceded by
Songs of Inspiration by Alabama
Top Country Albums number-one album
November 18, 2006
Succeeded by
Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing by Keith Urban