This Is Me (Randy Travis album)

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This Is Me
Studio album by Randy Travis
Released April 26, 1994
Genre Country
Length 33:40
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Producer Kyle Lehning
Randy Travis chronology
Wind in the Wire
(1993)
This Is Me
(1994)
Full Circle
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 2/4 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A-[3]
Q 4/5 stars[4]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[5]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[6]

This Is Me is an album by country music star Randy Travis, and was released on April 26, 1994 by Warner Bros.. Producer Kyle Lehning, Travis, and A&R Martha Sharp considered more than 1,000 songs before settling on the final ten.[7] The tracks "Before You Kill Us All", "Whisper My Name", "This Is Me", and "The Box" were all released as singles, peaking at #2, #1, #5, and #8, respectively, on the Billboard country music charts. "Small Y'all" was later recorded by George Jones on his 1998 album It Don't Get Any Better Than This.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Honky Tonky Side of Town" (Jerry Phillips, Troy Seals, Eddie Setser) - 3:09
  2. "Before You Kill Us All" (Max T. Barnes, Keith Follesé) - 3:24
  3. "That's Where I Draw the Line" (Trey Bruce, Roger Brown) - 3:20
  4. "Whisper My Name" (Bruce) - 3:11
  5. "Small Y'all" (Bobby Braddock) - 2:55
  6. "Runaway Train" (Larry Gatlin, Jerry Steve Smith) - 3:22
  7. "This Is Me" (Tom Shapiro, Thom McHugh) - 3:26
  8. "The Box" (Randy Travis, Buck Moore) - 3:23
  9. "Gonna Walk That Line" (Jamie O'Hara, Kieran Kane) - 3:19
  10. "Oscar the Angel" (Don Schlitz) - 4:25

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 10
U.S. Billboard 200 59
Canadian RPM Country Albums 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Chicago Tribune review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ Album reviews at CD Universe
  5. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  6. ^ Rolling Stone review
  7. ^ Bessman, Jim (1994-03-26), "New Warner set returns Travis to country spotlite". Billboard. 106 (13):14