Where Your Road Leads (song)

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"Where Your Road Leads"
Single by Trisha Yearwood with Garth Brooks
from the album Where Your Road Leads
Released September 7, 1998
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:27
Label MCA Nashville
Writer(s) Victoria Shaw, Desmond Child
Producer(s) Allen Reynolds
Trisha Yearwood singles chronology
"There Goes My Baby"
(1998)
"Where Your Road Leads"
(1998)
"Powerful Thing"
(1998)
Garth Brooks singles chronology
"You Move Me"
(1998)
"Where Your Road Leads"
(1998)
"It's Your Song"
(1998)

"Where Your Road Leads" is a song written by Victoria Shaw and Desmond Child, and recorded by American country music artists Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks. It was released in September 1998 as the second single and title track from the album Where Your Road Leads. The song reached #18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it a "gorgeous lyric." She goes on to say that Yearwood's "strong, supple voice beautifully conveys the passionate commitment in the words, and Brooks' warm demeanor provides affecting support." On the production, she say that it at times, "comes perilously close to bombast." [2]

Chart performance[edit]

"Where Your Road Leads" debuted at number 58 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of September 19, 1998.

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 18
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 403. 
  2. ^ Billboard, September 12, 1998: Vol. 110 Iss. 37 - p. 32
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6983." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 23, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  4. ^ "Trisha Yearwood Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Trisha Yearwood.