Wrapped Up in You

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"Wrapped Up in You"
Single by Garth Brooks
from the album Scarecrow
Released October 15, 2001
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 4:42
Label Capitol Nashville
Writer(s) Wayne Kirkpatrick
Producer(s) Allen Reynolds
Garth Brooks singles chronology
"Beer Run (B Double E Double Are You In?)"
(2001)
"Wrapped Up in You"
(2001)
"Squeeze Me In"
(2002)

"Wrapped Up in You" is the title of a song written by Wayne Kirkpatrick and recorded by American Country Music artist Garth Brooks. It was released in October 2001 as the second single from his eighth studio album Scarecrow. It reached #5 on the Billboard Country Charts in 2002 and #46 on the Billboard hot 100, making it his highest charting song that is performed under his real name.

Content[edit]

"Wrapped Up In You" is a love song. A man expresses his love for a special someone using various analogies and describing how she supports him in hard times and how his life would be if she weren't around. The song doesn't feature any drums, but does have traces of percussion (such as maracas). It is in the key G Major.

Music video[edit]

The introduction to the music video begins with a quartet of old men at a barbershop executing unique and moderately complex percussions (using household objects such as a broom, board game piece, newspaper etc.) while Garth and back-up band arrive for a bite to eat. Garth and co. can't get in the restaurant but notice the old men's performance. They pick-up some instruments lying about and join them to perform "Wrapped Up In You." A small group of women appear near the end of the song and observe the men's performance. This video was directed by Jon Small, and was shot in Watertown, Tennessee.

Chart positions[edit]

"Wrapped Up in You" debuted at number 22 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the chart week of October 27, 2001.

Chart (2001–2002) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[1] 5
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 46

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 43

Personnel[edit]

Compiled from liner notes.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garth Brooks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Garth Brooks.
  2. ^ "Garth Brooks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Garth Brooks.
  3. ^ "Best of 2002: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2002. Retrieved August 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ Scarecrow (CD booklet). Garth Brooks. Capitol Records. 2001. 31330. 

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