Yes! (song)

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"Yes!"
Single by Chad Brock
from the album Yes!
B-side "Tell Me Your Secret"
Released February 21, 2000
Format CD Single
Recorded 1999
Genre Country
Length 3:24
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Stephony Smith
Jim Collins
Chad Brock
Producer(s) Buddy Cannon
Norro Wilson
Chad Brock singles chronology
"A Country Boy Can Survive (Y2K Version)"
(w/ Hank Williams, Jr. and George Jones)
(1999)
"Yes!"
(2000)
"The Visit"
(2000)
Alternative cover
CD cover

"Yes!" is a song co-written and recorded by American country music artist Chad Brock. It was released in February 2000 as the second single and title from his album of the same name. The song reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. It is considered to be Brock's signature song and his only number-one single, spending three weeks at No. 1 in the U.S.,[1] and one week in Canada. Brock wrote this song with Stephony Smith and Jim Collins.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying that the song "boasts a buoyant melody and positive lyric that captures all the excitement and emotional energy of a burgeoning relationship." She goes on to call the chorus "absolutely infectious" and "one of those sing-along refrains that makes for a great radio song." On Brock's vocals she says that he has a "personable, Everyman kind of quality to his voice that makes this tune readily relatable."[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for this song shows Brock on a beach where people of many ages, in various stages of relationships, are having conversations with their partners.

Chart performance[edit]

"Yes!" debuted at number 52 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart the week of February 26, 2000, and climbed to Number One on the week of June 17, 2000, where it held for three consecutive weeks, also giving Brock his only Number One single.[1] It also peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 22
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 2
US Hot 100 (Billboard)[7] 79
Preceded by
"The Way You Love Me"
by Faith Hill
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

June 17-July 1, 2000
Succeeded by
"I Hope You Dance"
by Lee Ann Womack
Preceded by
"Couldn't Last a Moment"
by Collin Raye
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

June 12-June 19, 2000

Parodies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Young, Lisa (2000-07-19). "Chad Brock Says 'Yes' to Another Chart Topper". CMT. Retrieved 2007-11-30. 
  2. ^ Billboard, February 19, 2000 - Vol. 112, No. 8.
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks. RPM. June 12, 2000. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "Chad Brock Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Chad Brock. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  5. ^ "Chad Brock Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Chad Brock. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  6. ^ "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 15, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 2000". Retrieved 2010-08-31. 

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