You Move Me

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"You Move Me"
Single by Garth Brooks
from the album Sevens
Released August 24, 1998
Format CD Single
Recorded 1997
Genre Country
Length 4:35[1]
Label Capitol Nashville
Writer(s) Gordon Kennedy, Pierce Pettis[1]
Producer(s) Allen Reynolds[1]
Garth Brooks singles chronology
"Burnin' the Roadhouse Down"
(1998)
"You Move Me'"
(1998)
"It's Your Song"
(1998)

"You Move Me" is a song co-written by Gordon Kennedy and Pierce Pettis and originally recorded by Christian singer Susan Ashton in 1996. It was recorded by American country music artist Garth Brooks (Ashton had opened for Brooks on the second leg of his 1994 European tour and provided harmony vocals on his 1997 tour of Ireland) and was released as the fourth single from his album Sevens in 1998. It hit No. 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and reached No. 1 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.

Content[edit]

This song is a mostly acoustic mid-tempo song with electric guitar flourishes. The narrator talks about how his lover moves him, gets him off his feet, moves him forward, etc.[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 35
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 73

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sevens (CD). Garth Brooks. Capitol Records. 1997. 329519. 
  2. ^ [1]"You Move Me" lyrics at Planet Garth
  3. ^ "RPM Country Tracks." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 2, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  4. ^ "Garth Brooks Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Garth Brooks.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1998". RPM. December 14, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1998: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 

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Preceded by
"Honey, I'm Home"
by Shania Twain
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

November 2, 1998
Succeeded by
"Honey, I'm Home"
by Shania Twain