Used Heart for Sale

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Used Heart for Sale
Studio album by Gary Allan
Released September 24, 1996 (1996-09-24)
Genre Country
Length 29:56
Label Decca Nashville
Producer Mark Wright
Byron Hill
Gary Allan chronology
Used Heart for Sale
(1996)
It Would Be You
(1998)
Singles from Used Heart for Sale
  1. "Her Man"
    Released: August 27, 1996
  2. "Forever and a Day"
    Released: March 23, 1997
  3. "From Where I'm Sitting"
    Released: August 9, 1997
  4. "Living in a House of Love"
    Released: November 22, 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Used Heart for Sale is the debut album of American country music singer Gary Allan. It was released on September 24, 1996 on the Decca Records Nashville label. This was Allan's first studio album, and has been certified gold by the RIAA. It produced four singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts: "Her Man", "Living in a House Full of Love", "From Where I'm Sitting", and "Forever and a Day". While "Her Man" reached Top 10 on the country charts, none of the other three singles reached Top 40.

Several of the songs on this album are covers, including two of the singles. "Her Man" was previously recorded by Waylon Jennings on his 1990 album The Eagle, and "Living in a House Full of Love" was previously a number 3 hit for David Houston in 1965. Additionally, "Wine Me Up" is a cover of Faron Young's hit single.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Send Back My Heart"   John David, George Ducas 3:16
2. "Her Man"   Kent Robbins 2:40
3. "Forever and a Day"   Jim Lauderdale, Frank Dycus 2:39
4. "Living in a House of Love"   Billy Sherrill, Glenn Sutton 2:19
5. "All I Had Going Is Gone"   Mark Wright, Ronnie Rogers 2:54
6. "Used Heart for Sale"   Gary Allan, Jake Kelly 2:26
7. "Of All the Hearts"   Byron Hill, J. Remington Wilde 2:43
8. "From Where I'm Sitting"   Garth Brooks, Kent Maxon 4:02
9. "Wine Me Up"   Faron Young, Bill Deaton 2:20
10. "Wake Up Screaming"   Lauderdale, John Leventhal 4:40
Total length:
29:56

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 20
U.S. Billboard 200 136
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 4

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country CAN Country
1996 "Her Man" 7 9
1997 "Forever and a Day" 44 75
"From Where I'm Sitting" 43 78
"Living in a House Full of Love" 43 63

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Owens, Thom. "Used Heart for Sale review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 15, 2011. 
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Gary Allan – Used Heart for Sale". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH