Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace

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Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace
Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace (Big & Rich album - cover art).jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 5, 2007
GenreCountry, country rock, country rap
Length38:21
LabelWarner Bros. Nashville, Warner Music Group
ProducerBig Kenny, John Rich, Paul Worley
Big & Rich chronology
Walmart Soundcheck (EP)
(2007)
Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace
(2007)
Rhapsody Originals (EP)
(2007)
Singles from Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace
  1. "Lost in This Moment"
    Released: February 19, 2007
  2. "Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace"
    Released: August 13, 2007
  3. "Loud"
    Released: November 19, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyC[2]
Slant1/5 stars[3]

Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace is the third studio album by American country music duo Big & Rich. It was released on June 5, 2007. The album's lead-off single "Lost In This Moment," became the duo's first Number One single on the Hot Country Songs chart. Also released from this album were the title track and "Loud", which respectively peaked at No. 37 and No. 42 on the same chart. The latter was the first single of the duo's career not to reach Top 40.

Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace debuted at number six on the U.S. Billboard 200 and at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, selling about 103,000 copies in its first week.[4] As of August 25, 2007, the album has sold 325,577 copies in the US. A deluxe edition containing the album along with a live DVD of the Rhapsody Originals performance was offered as well as a Walmart exclusive edition which included a DVD of the duo's soundcheck session.[5] A deluxe digital version was also offered.[6]

The track "You Shook Me All Night Long" is a cover of the song of the same name by the Australian rock band AC/DC. "Lost in This Moment" was covered on Keith Anderson's second album, C'mon!.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro" 0:10
2."Lost in This Moment"John Rich, Keith Anderson, Rodney Clawson3:30
3."Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace"Big Kenny, Earl James3:51
4."Faster Than Angels Fly"Dobo Phillips, Billy Henderson4:26
5."Eternity Intro" (featuring John Legend) 0:29
6."Eternity"Kenny3:18
7."When the Devil Gets the Best of Me"Kenny, Adam Shoenfeld3:18
8."Radio Intro" 1:03
9."Radio"Kenny, Rich, Tebey Ottoh3:47
10."You Never Stop Loving Somebody"Kenny, Rich, Marcel2:29
11."High Five"Kenny, Rich, Shoenfeld3:30
12."Please Man" (featuring Wyclef Jean)Rich, Wyclef Jean2:54
13."You Shook Me All Night Long"Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson2:43
14."Loud"Kirsti Manna, Darla Perlozzi, Danny Myrick3:02
Total length:38:21

Personnel[edit]

Big and Rich
  • Big Kenny – vocals, string composer (6), string arrangements (6)
  • John Rich – vocals, acoustic guitar (2,3,7,9,11), cymbal swells (4), percussion (4)
Additional Musicians

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 6

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US Country
[7]
US
[8]
US
Pop

[9]
US AC
[10]
CAN
[11]
2007 "Lost in This Moment" 1 36 45 12 45
  • US: Gold
"Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace" 37
"Loud" 42
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[12] Gold

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
  2. ^ Pastorek, Whitney (June 8, 2007). "Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
  3. ^ Keefe, Jonathan. "Big & Rich: Between Raising Hell And Amazing Grace". Slant. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
  4. ^ Katie Hasty, "T-Pain Soars To No. 1 Ahead Of Rihanna, McCartney", Billboard.com, June 13, 2007.
  5. ^ http://www.walmart.com/ip/Between-Raising-Hell-And-Amazing-Grace-with-Exclusive-Wal-Mart-Soundcheck-DVD/5848977
  6. ^ http://www.bigandrich.com/albums/between-raising-hell-and-amazing-grace-deluxe-digital-version
  7. ^ "Big & Rich Album & Song Chart History (Country Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
  8. ^ "Big & Rich Album & Song Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
  9. ^ "allmusic ((( Big & Rich > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
  10. ^ "Big & Rich Album & Song Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
  11. ^ "Big & Rich Album & Song Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved August 14, 2010.
  12. ^ "American album certifications – Big & Rich – Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.