Two Piña Coladas
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|"Two Piña Coladas"|
|Single by Garth Brooks|
|from the album Sevens|
|B-side||"To Make You Feel My Love" (EU CD single)|
|Released||March 16, 1998|
|Garth Brooks singles chronology|
"Two Piña Coladas" is a song recorded by American country music artist Garth Brooks. It was released in March 1998 as the third single from his album Sevens. It hit #1 on the Billboard Country Charts in 1998. A concert version is available on Double Live. The song was written by Shawn Camp, Benita Hill and Sandy Manson. Shawn Camp provides an additional acoustic guitar.
A man feeling the blues (most likely a love problem), turns on the news when a person comes on, claiming that "heartaches are healed by the sea." Without a moment's notice, he heads down to the beach, eager for a night on the town. After two piña coladas, the man begins to feel elated, and at this point never wants to leave. The chorus also suggests that he continues drinking, specifically, drinking Captain Morgan, until he forgets his troubles and is happy.
The song is in F major with an approximate tempo of 120 beats per minute and a moderate Latin music feel, punctuated by several acoustic guitar runs (mostly performed by Shawn Camp, the song's co-writer). A large crowd of singers joins Brooks on the song's final chorus.
"Two Piña Coladas" gained the number 29 position on the CMT 40 Greatest Drinking Songs: Morning After broadcast.
"Two Pina Coladas" debuted at number 50 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of December 6, 1997.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||33|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||48|
- "Two Piña Coladas sheet music". Musicnotes.com. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
- "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 11, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- "Garth Brooks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Garth Brooks.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
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