Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?

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"Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?"
Single by Shania Twain
from the album The Woman in Me
B-side "Any Man of Mine"
Released January 2, 1995
Format CD single
Recorded 1994
Genre Country pop
Length 3:59
Label Mercury Nashville
Writer(s) Robert John "Mutt" Lange,
Shania Twain
Producer(s) Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Certification Platinum (U.S.)
Shania Twain singles chronology
"You Lay a Whole Lot of Love on Me"
(1993)
"Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?"
(1995)
"Any Man of Mine"
(1995)

"Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?" is a song by Canadian singer Shania Twain. It was released in January 1995 as the first single released from her album The Woman in Me. The song was the first single that Twain co-wrote with her then-husband Mutt Lange. The song became Twain's first hit at country radio, peaking at number 11. It was released to radio on January 2, 1995. Radio stations began putting the song into high rotation after they noticed high amounts of the album selling. In August 1995, the single was certified Gold for 500,000 sales, making it Twain's first gold single. The song won the SOCAN Song of the Year award at the Canadian Country Music Awards in 1995.[1] The song was later included in Twain's 2004 Greatest Hits package.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?" was shot in Santa Ynez, California and directed by John Derek. It was filmed on December 19, 20 and 21, 1994 and released on January 2, 1995 on Country Music Television. The video features Twain as a waitress in a smoky restaurant in the country. The video is available on Twain's DVD The Platinum Collection.

Critical reception[edit]

Billboard praised Twain's "velvety vocals" and the "neat production twists".[2]

Chart performance[edit]

"Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?" debuted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart the week of January 14, 1995 at number 71. It spent 20 weeks on the chart and climbed to a peak position of number 11 on April 29, 1995, where it remained for two weeks. At the time, it was Twain's biggest single. The song ranked No. 40 on CMT's 40 Greatest Done-Me-Wrong Songs in 2004.

Official versions[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995)[3] Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 87
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 11

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[7] 11
Preceded by
"Hopeless Love"
by One Horse Blue
RPM Top Country Tracks
number-one single

March 20 – April 3, 1995
Succeeded by
"O Siem"
by Susan Aglukark

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc (January 21, 1995). "Reviews: Country". Billboard: 59. 
  3. ^ "Shania Twain : Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2013-08-10. 
  4. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9074." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 20, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  5. ^ "Shania Twain Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Shania Twain.
  6. ^ "Shania Twain Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Shania Twain.
  7. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1995". RPM. December 18, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013. 

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