Brand New Man (song)

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"Brand New Man"
Brooks & Dunn - Brand New Man cd single.png
Single by Brooks & Dunn
from the album Brand New Man
B-side "I'm No Good"
Released June 10, 1991
Format CD Single, 7"
Recorded 1989–1990
Genre Country
Length 2:59
Label Arista AS-2232
Songwriter(s) Kix Brooks
Don Cook
Ronnie Dunn
Producer(s) Don Cook
Scott Hendricks
Brooks & Dunn singles chronology
"Brand New Man"
"My Next Broken Heart"
"Brand New Man"
"My Next Broken Heart"

"Brand New Man" is a debut song co-written and recorded by American country music duo Brooks & Dunn. It was released in June 1991 as their debut single, and was served as the first single and title track from their debut album of the same name, and their first Number One single on the country charts.[1] It was written by Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn and Don Cook.


The song's narrator is telling his lover that he is a "brand new man" thanks to her.

Music video[edit]

The music video for this song features Brooks and Dunn singing the song at a concert. Scenes also feature the duo singing and playing guitar in a desert, and them drinking at local bars. The video was directed by Michael Merriman. Both this and the video for "My Next Broken Heart," were shot in the same Texas town, featured the same actress, and filmed at the same time.

Chart positions[edit]

"Brand New Man" debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of June 22, 1991.

Chart (1991) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 63
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 34


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1634." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. September 28, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Brooks & Dunn – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Brooks & Dunn.
  4. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1991". RPM. December 21, 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Best of 1991: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1991. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
Preceded by
"You Know Me Better Than That"
by George Strait
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

September 7-September 14, 1991
Succeeded by
"Leap of Faith"
by Lionel Cartwright
Preceded by
"Down to My Last Teardrop"
by Tanya Tucker
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

September 28, 1991
Succeeded by
"You Know Me Better Than That"
by George Strait