Things Change (song)

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"Things Change"
Single by Dwight Yoakam
from the album A Long Way Home
Released 1998
Genre Country
Length 3:45
Label Reprise
Writer(s) Dwight Yoakam
Producer(s) Pete Anderson
Dwight Yoakam singles chronology
"Baby Don't Go"
"Things Change"
"These Arms"

"Things Change" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Dwight Yoakam. It was released in 1998 as the first single from his album A Long Way Home. The song reached number 17 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in July 1998.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price of Billboard gave the song a favorable review, saying that it is "a well-written treatise on the mercurial nature of relationships - nicely set against a backdrop of tasty guitar riffs."[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Yoakam and premiered in May 1998.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 23
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 99
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 17


  1. ^ "Dwight Yoakam Hot Country Songs Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved January 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (May 9, 1998). "Reviews & Previews". Billboard. Retrieved January 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "CMT : Videos : Dwight Yoakam : Things Change". Country Music Television. Retrieved January 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. August 10, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  5. ^ "Dwight Yoakam Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Dwight Yoakam.
  6. ^ "Dwight Yoakam Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Dwight Yoakam.

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