Any Man of Mine

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"Any Man of Mine"
Shania Twain - Any Man of Mine.png
Single by Shania Twain
from the album The Woman in Me
  • "Raining on Our Love"
  • "God Ain't Gonna Getcha for That"
  • "Still Under the Weather"
ReleasedApril 26, 1995
Producer(s)Robert John "Mutt" Lange
Shania Twain singles chronology
"Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?"
"Any Man of Mine"
"The Woman in Me (Needs the Man in You)"

"Any Man of Mine" is a song co-written and recorded by Canadian country music singer Shania Twain. It was released in April 1995 as the second single from her album The Woman in Me. The song was written by Robert John "Mutt" Lange and Twain. The song became Twain's first number one hit at country radio, as well her second crossover hit cracking the top 40 on the pop charts. It was released to radio in April 1995, and topped the charts for two weeks in July. "Any Man of Mine" was released to European markets but due to its country sound, it didn't make much of an impact. The song was later included in Twain's 2004 Greatest Hits package.

"Any Man of Mine" also proved to be a critical success; it was nominated for both Best Country Song and Best Female Country Vocal Performance at the 1996 Grammy Awards. It won Single of the Year at both the Canadian Country Music Awards and Country Music Radio Awards in 1995. It also won Country Single of the Year at the 1996 Jukebox Awards and Song of the Year at the 1996 RPM Big Country Music Awards.[1] This song is used in the Rock Band Country Track Pack, and has been confirmed as upcoming downloadable content for the Rock Band series.

Critical reception[edit]

Larry Flick of Billboard wrote, "Twain aims right for the dance clubs with this hi-tech hoedown. The lyrics are dancefloor dumb, but the song is undeniably catchy. Besides, any song that borrows a vocal hook from the Three Stooges can't be all bad."[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Any Man of Mine" was shot in Santa Ynez, California, and directed by John Derek and Charley Randazzo. The video showcases Twain's famed midriff, while she dances around in jeans and a jean-vest. The country theme of the video is prominent, filmed at a ranch, with Twain being around a horse, and driving a truck pulling a horse trailer. "Any Man of Mine" won the Canadian Country Music Award for Video of the Year, AOL's Online Music Award for Hottest Country Video and CMT Europe's Video of the Year.[1] Two videos were made, one with the Video Version, which extends the ending of the Album Version very slightly, and one with the Alternate Mix, which removes the slide guitar present in the other version. It is available on Twain's DVD The Platinum Collection.

Chart performance[edit]

"Any Man of Mine" debuted on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart the week of May 13, 1995, at number 66. At that time, her highest debut, a record previously held by "Dance with the One That Brought You". It spent 20 weeks on the chart and climbed to a peak position of number one on July 22, 1995, where it remained for two weeks. "Any Man of Mine" became Twain's first number one single as well as top ten single. The single also spent ten weeks atop Billboard's Country Singles Sales chart. It also reached a peak of number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100, her first appearance on that chart, it reached number 13 in sales. The song was the first number one on the Billboard country chart to be performed by a non-American since fellow Canadian Anne Murray hit number one with "Now and Forever (You and Me)" on April 26, 1986.

Official versions[edit]

Track listings[edit]

  • UK CD single
  1. "Any Man Of Mine" — 4:06
  2. "Raining On Our Love" — 4:38
  3. "God Ain't Gonna Getcha For That" — 2:44
  4. "Still Under The Weather" — 3:06
  • Europe CD single
  1. "Any Man Of Mine" — 4:06
  2. "Still Under The Weather" — 3:06

Cover versions[edit]


In 1995, disc jockey Gino Ruberto, then working at KEEY-FM in Minneapolis, Minnesota, recorded a parody called "Any Gal of Mine" under the pseudonym Gino the New Guy. This parody charted for twelve weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Singles Tracks chart, peaking at number 56 despite not being distributed by a record label.[4][5] Country music parodist Cledus T. Judd released a parody entitled "If Shania Was Mine" from his 1996 album I Stoled This Record.[6]


Chart (1995)[7] Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[8] 1
UK Singles Chart 187
US Billboard Hot 100[9] 31
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[11] 4
US Country Songs (Billboard)[12] 2


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[13] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ a b Shania Twain awards Archived June 4, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Flick, Larry. "Single reviews: Country." Billboard 107.18 (1995): 57. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 18 May 2011.
  3. ^ American idol Lauren Alaina sings Shania Twain
  4. ^ Gino Ruberto's Song Parody Page Archived 2007-06-21 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 162. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  6. ^ Owens, Thom. "I Stoled This Record review". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  7. ^ Billboard chart history
  8. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 9241." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 5, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  9. ^ "Shania Twain Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Shania Twain Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1995". RPM. December 18, 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  12. ^ "Best of 1995: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1995. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
  13. ^ "American single certifications – Shania Twain – Any Man of Mine". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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