Amen (Edens Edge song)

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"Amen"
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Single by Edens Edge
from the album Edens Edge
Released March 28, 2011 (2011-03-28)
Format Music download
Genre Country
Length 3:48
Label Big Machine
Writer(s) Skip Black
Hannah Blaylock
Catt Gravitt
Gerald O'Brien
Producer(s) Mark Bright
Edens Edge singles chronology
"Amen"
(2011)
"Too Good to Be True"
(2012)

"Amen" is a song written by Skip Black, Hannah Blaylock, Catt Gravitt and Gerald O'Brien, and recorded by American country music group Edens Edge and released as the first single from their self-titled debut album for Big Machine Records in March 2011.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave the song three and a half stars out of five, calling it an "immediately likable song with a simple yet memorable chorus and a classic-sounding country melody and vocal."[2] Kevin John Coyne of Country Universe gave the song a B+, writing that the vocals "complement the music nicely, and don’t get in the way of telling the story."[3]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Roman White and premiered in May 2011.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

"Amen" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of April 9, 2011.[5] It also debuted at number 99 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of December 24, 2011.

Chart (2011-2012) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 83
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 18

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[8] 83
Chart (2012) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[9] 78

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hensel, Amanda (June 14, 2011). "Edens Edge, 'Amen' – Lyrics Uncovered". Taste of Country. Retrieved December 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ Bjorke, Matt (June 20, 2011). "Eden's Edge - "Amen"". Roughstock. Retrieved December 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ Coyne, Kevin John (March 3, 2011). "Single Review: Edens Edge, "Amen"". Country Universe. Retrieved December 14, 2011. 
  4. ^ "CMT : Videos : Edens Edge : Amen". Country Music Television. Retrieved December 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Morris, Edward (April 2, 2011). "Thompson Square Get First No. 1 With "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not"". Country Music Television. Retrieved December 14, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Edens Edge – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Edens Edge.
  7. ^ "Edens Edge – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Edens Edge.
  8. ^ "Best of 2011: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2011. Retrieved December 14, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Best of 2012: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 

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