Almost Goodbye

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Almost Goodbye
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Studio album by Mark Chesnutt
Released June 22, 1993 (1993-06-22)
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Country
Length 35:25
Label MCA
Producer Mark Wright
Mark Chesnutt chronology
Longnecks & Short Stories
Almost Goodbye
What a Way to Live
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly A-[2]

Almost Goodbye is the fourth studio album released by American country music artist Mark Chesnutt. His third album for MCA Records, it was also the third consecutive album to receive RIAA platinum certification in the United States. Four singles were released from this album, of which three — "It Sure Is Monday", "Almost Goodbye", and "I Just Wanted You to Know" — reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. "Woman (Sensuous Woman)", a cover of the Don Gibson hit from 1972, served as the fourth single, and peaked at #21.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It Sure Is Monday" (Dennis Linde) - 2:56
  2. "Woman, Sensuous Woman" (Gary S. "Flip" Paxton) - 3:12
  3. "Almost Goodbye" (Billy Livsey, Don Schlitz) - 4:09
  4. "I Just Wanted You to Know" (Tim Mensy, Gary Harrison) - 3:21
  5. "April's Fool" (Mark Chesnutt, Glenn Gordon, David Lott) - 5:03
  6. "Texas Is Bigger Than It Used to Be" (Mark Wright, Joe Hohnston, Ronnie Rogers) - 4:08
  7. "My Heart's Too Broke (To Pay Attention)" (Lonnie Wilson, Kim Williams, Phil Barnhart) - 2:33
  8. "Vickie Vance Gotta Dance" (Wright, Bill Kenner) - 3:47
  9. "Till a Better Memory Comes Along" (Mensy, Gene Dobbins, Glenn Ray) - 2:58
  10. "The Will" (Jackson Leap) - 3:20


Strings by the Nashville String Machine, conducted by Carl Gorodetzky and arranged by Bergen White.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 6
U.S. Billboard 200 43
Canadian RPM Country Albums 7