What I'm For

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What I'm For
Studio album by Pat Green
Released January 27, 2009
Recorded 2008 at Blackbird Studios and The Sound Kitchen[1]
Genre Country
Length 39:01
Label BNA
Producer Dann Huff
Pat Green chronology
Cannonball
(2006)
What I'm For
(2009)
Songs We Wish We'd Written II
(2012)
Singles from What I'm For
  1. "Let Me"
    Released: June 23, 2008
  2. "Country Star"
    Released: March 2009
  3. "What I'm For"
    Released: May 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Country Weekly 3.5/5 stars[3]
Country Standard Time [4]
Houston Chronicle 2/4 stars[5]

What I'm For is the eighth studio album by American country music artist Pat Green. It was released on January 27, 2009 (see 2009 in country music) on BNA Records, and produced by Dann Huff. The album is his second for BNA, and his eighth overall. Lead-off single "Let Me" has charted in the Top 20 on the Hot Country Songs chart, peaking at No. 12. [6][7]

Content[edit]

The first single release from the album is "Let Me". This song is his thirteenth chart entry on the Hot Country Songs charts, peaking at No. 12 in February 2009 and becoming his second-highest peak on that chart. Following this song is "Country Star", which was released in March 2009. "Country Star" was withdrawn as a single in May 2009 and "What I'm For" subsequently became the third single release.

Also included on this album is a re-recording of "Carry On", which was originally released on his 2000 album Carry On and later released as a single from his 2001 album Three Days. Green co-wrote eight of the ten songs on this album.[8]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Footsteps of Our Fathers"   Pat Green, Brett James 4:17
2. "What I'm For"   Marc Beeson, Allen Shamblin 3:36
3. "Feeling Pretty Good Tonight"   Green, Bobby Pinson 3:57
4. "Lucky"   Green, Patrick Davis, Justin Pollard 3:38
5. "In This World"   Green 2:57
6. "Country Star"   Green, James 3:45
7. "Let Me"   Beeson, Danny Orton 3:50
8. "In It for the Money"   Green, Davis 3:41
9. "Carry On"   Green, Walt Wilkins 4:33
10. "In the Middle of the Night"   Green, Chuck Cannon, Lari White 4:41

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 2
U.S. Billboard 200 18

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country US
2008 "Let Me" 12 81
2009 "Country Star" 32
"What I'm For" 28
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b What I'm For (CD). Pat Green. BNA Records. 2008. 88697-26909. 
  2. ^ Mark Deming (2009-01-27). "What I'm For - Pat Green | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  3. ^ "What I'm For". Country Weekly. Retrieved July 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ Bell, Rick. "Pat Green - What I'm For". Country Standard Time. Retrieved July 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ Guerra, Joey. "Pat Green appeases his new fans, but latest flops". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved July 4, 2011. 
  6. ^ "What I'm For by Pat Green". CMT. 2009-01-27. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  7. ^ Mark Deming (2009-01-27). "What I'm For - Pat Green | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  8. ^ Neal, Chris (2008-12-15). "Pat Green Declares "What I'm For"". Country Weekly. Retrieved 2009-01-15.