Amy's Back in Austin

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"Amy's Back in Austin"
Single by Little Texas
from the album Kick a Little
B-side Excerpts from Country World Premiere radio show[1]
Released January 10, 1995[2]
Format CD single, 7"
Recorded 1994
Genre Country
Length 4:35
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Writer(s) Brady Seals, Stephen Allen Davis
Producer(s) Little Texas, Christy Dinapoli, Doug Grau
Little Texas singles chronology
"Kick a Little"
"Amy's Back in Austin"
"Southern Grace"

"Amy's Back in Austin" is a song recorded by American country music group Little Texas. It was released in January 1995 as the second single from their third album Kick a Little. The song was written by the band's keyboardist and co-lead vocalist, Brady Seals and singer-songwriter Stephen Allen Davis.[3] Amy's Back in Austin was Little Texas' eleventh entry on the Billboard charts, peaking at number 4 on the Hot Country Songs chart and reaching number 6 on Canada's RPM country tracks chart.

The song was nominated at the 1996 Grammy Awards for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.


"Amy's Back in Austin" is a mid-tempo ballad. Its story revolves around a struggling young couple. The two run away together and leave Texas, their home, behind. The girl (Amy) soon becomes homesick and leaves the boy (the narrator) one night. In the chorus, the boy wonders where she went and why she left.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by D.J. Webster and premiered in early 1995. It was filmed on location in Austin, Texas.

Chart performance[edit]

"Amy's Back in Austin" debuted at number 66 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of December 24, 1994.

Chart (1995) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 6
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 4

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 20
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 51


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