When Boy Meets Girl

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"When Boy Meets Girl"
Single by Terri Clark
from the album Terri Clark
B-side "Flowers After the Fact"[1]
Released October 31, 1995
Genre Country
Length 3:01
Label Mercury
Writer(s) Terri Clark
Tom Shapiro
Chris Waters
Producer(s) Keith Stegall
Chris Waters
Terri Clark singles chronology
"Better Things to Do"
(1995)
"When Boy Meets Girl"
(1995)
"If I Were You"
(1996)

"When Boy Meets Girl" is a song co-written and recorded by Canadian country music artist Terri Clark. It as released in October 1995 as the second single from her album Terri Clark. The song reached #3 on the RPM Country Tracks chart in February 1996[2] and #3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[3] It was written by Clark, Tom Shapiro and Chris Waters.

Content[edit]

The song is about the changes brought about in a young man's life "when boy meets girl."

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that Clark's "gutsy twang and the sharp production prowess of Keith Stegall and Chris Waters makes this a solid follow-up and another potential smash for Clark."[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Merriman and premiered in October 1995.

Chart performance[edit]

"When Boy Meets Girl" debuted at number 75 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 28, 1995.

Chart (1995–1996) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 3
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[6] 22
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1996) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[8] 29
US Country Songs (Billboard)[9] 65

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 95–96. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ RPM Country Tracks
  3. ^ Terri Clark Chart History
  4. ^ Billboard, October 28, 1995
  5. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 5, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
  6. ^ "Terri Clark Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Terri Clark.
  7. ^ "Terri Clark Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Terri Clark.
  8. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1996". RPM. December 16, 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Best of 1996: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1996. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 

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