Alibis (album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 9, 1993
StudioEleven, Eleven Sound, Mesa Recording, Sound Stage Studios, Nashville, TN
ProducerJames Stroud
Tracy Lawrence chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Alibis is the second studio album by American country music artist Tracy Lawrence. Certified platinum in the United States, the album produced the singles "Can't Break It to My Heart", "Alibis", "My Second Home" and "If the Good Die Young", all Number One hits on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. The album is certified 2× Multi-Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of two million copies. It was recorded by James Stroud in full Analog at his home studios.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Threw the Rest Away" (Gene Nelson, Paul Nelson) – 3:28
  2. "Can't Break It to My Heart" (Kirk Roth, Tracy Lawrence, Earl Clark, Elbert West) – 2:53
  3. "We Don't Love Here Anymore" (Kenny Beard, Bob Alan, Jimmy Darrell) – 3:07
  4. "Crying Ain't Dying" (Don Schlitz, Mark Irwin) – 3:12
  5. "Alibis" (Randy Boudreaux) – 3:02
  6. "My Second Home" (Lawrence, Beard, P. Nelson) – 2:44
  7. "Don't Talk to Me That Way" (Reese Wilson, Billy Spencer) – 3:48
  8. "It Only Takes One Bar (To Make a Prison)" (Beard, Lawrence, P. Nelson) – 3:31
  9. "Back to Back" (Lawrence, West) – 3:13
  10. "If the Good Die Young" (P. Nelson, Craig Wiseman) – 2:26




  • Derek Bason – mixing assistant
  • Jeff Giedt – assistant engineer
  • Kelly Giedt – Assistant Producer
  • Julian King – engineering, mixing
  • Steve Marcantonio – engineer
  • Glenn Meadows – mastering
  • Lynn Peterzell – engineer, mixing

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 5
U.S. Billboard 200 1
Canadian RPM Country Albums 5


  • Alibis (cassette liner notes). Tracy Lawrence. Atlantic Records. 1993. 7 82483-4.CS1 maint: others (link)