Amen Kind of Love

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"Amen Kind of Love"
Single by Daryle Singletary
from the album All Because of You
Released October 1, 1996
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:28
Label Giant
Writer(s) Trey Bruce, Wayne Tester
Producer(s) James Stroud, David Malloy
Daryle Singletary singles chronology
"Workin' It Out"
"Amen Kind of Love"
"The Used to Be's"

"Amen Kind of Love" is a song written by Trey Bruce and Wayne Tester, and recorded by American country music artist Daryle Singletary. It was released in October 1996 as the first single from the album All Because of You. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Larry Flick, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, saying it is the "perfect marriage of voice and song." He goes on to say that "his phasing, accented by fiddle and steel guitar, should make country programmers want to stand up and testify (to borrow a word from the song)."[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Jeffrey Phillips and premiered in September 1996.

Chart performance[edit]

"Amen Kind of Love" debuted at number 68 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 12, 1996.

Chart (1996–1997) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[5] 78
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 65


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 314. 
  2. ^ Billboard, October 5, 1996
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9897." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. March 3, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  4. ^ "Daryle Singletary – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Daryle Singletary.
  5. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1997". RPM. December 15, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best of 1997: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 

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