Somebody New (album)

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Somebody New
Studio album by Rhett Akins
Released June 4, 1996 (1996-06-04)
Recorded 1995-1996
Genre Country
Length 31:50[1]
Label Decca Nashville
Producer Mark Wright
Rhett Akins chronology
A Thousand Memories
(1995)
Somebody New
(1996)
What Livin's All About
(1998)

Somebody New is the second studio album by American country music artist Rhett Akins. The album was released by Decca Nashville on June 4, 1996. Four singles were released from the album, including Akins' only number 1 single, "Don't Get Me Started", the number 38 "Love You Back" (his final Top 40 hit), as well as "Every Cowboy's Dream" and the title track.

"K-I-S-S-I-N-G" was previously released by co-writer Shawn Camp on his 1993 self-titled debut.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "No Match (For That Old Flame)" (Rhett Akins, Larry Boone, Paul Nelson) - 4:03
  2. "Love You Back" (Bob DiPiero, Craig Wiseman) - 3:51
  3. "Somebody Knew" (Larry Bastian, Dean Dillon) - 3:05
  4. "K-I-S-S-I-N-G" (Shawn Camp, Herb McCullough) - 2:54
  5. "Don't Get Me Started" (Akins, Sam Hogin, Mark D. Sanders) - 3:22
  6. "Where Angels Live" (Mark Wright) - 3:18
  7. "Too Much Texas" (Chuck Jones, Chris Waters) - 2:42
  8. "Every Cowboy's Dream" (Akins, Randy Boudreaux, Kim Williams) - 2:14
  9. "Carolina Line" (Akins, Bruce Burch, Vern Dant) - 3:10
  10. "I Was Wrong" (Akins, Chris Gantry) - 3:11

Personnel[edit]

Compiled from liner notes.[2]

Musicians
Technical
  • Chuck Ainlay — mixing
  • Robert Charles — overdubbing
  • Carl Gorodetzky — concert master
  • John Hampton — mixing
  • Warren Peterson — overdubbing
  • Steve Tillisch — recording
  • Bergen White — string arrangements
  • Hank Williams — mastering, digital editing
  • Mark Wright — production

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 13
U.S. Billboard 200 102
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Somebody New (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Somebody New (CD insert). Decca Records. 1996. 11424.