Chrome (Trace Adkins album)

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Studio album by Trace Adkins
Released October 9, 2001 (2001-10-09)
Recorded 2001
Genre Country
Length 46:16
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Trey Bruce
Dann Huff
Trace Adkins chronology
Greatest Hits Collection, Vol. 1
Singles from Chrome
  1. "I'm Tryin'"
    Released: July 2, 2001
  2. "Help Me Understand"
    Released: March 2, 2002
  3. "Chrome"
    Released: September 23, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Chrome is the fourth studio album by American country music singer Trace Adkins. It was released on October 9, 2001 on Capitol Records Nashville. The album produced three singles for Adkins on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts: "I'm Tryin'" at No. 6, "Help Me Understand" at No. 17, and the title track at No. 10. It has also been certified gold by the RIAA. The album was produced by Trey Bruce (tracks 3, 5-8, 10, 11) and Dann Huff (tracks 1, 2, 4, 9, 12).

The album's title track was later covered by Jeffrey Steele on his 2003 album Gold, Platinum, Chrome, and Steele.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Chrome" Anthony Smith, Jeffrey Steele 3:22
2. "Help Me Understand" Chris Farren, Steve Mac, Wayne Hector 3:51
3. "Once Upon a Fool Ago" Sonny Tillis, Ned McElroy 4:28
4. "I'm Tryin'" Steele, Smith, Chris Wallin 4:45
5. "Thankful Man" Stephen Allen Davis 3:28
6. "I'm Payin' for It Now" Trace Adkins, Trey Bruce 3:52
7. "And There Was You" Tom Shapiro, Mark Nesler 3:38
8. "Come Home" Ed Hill, Bob DiPiero, Mark D. Sanders 3:31
9. "Scream" Jim Collins, Marc Beeson 4:04
10. "I'm Goin' Back" Craig Wiseman, Bobby Terry, Catt Gravitt 4:07
11. "Give Me You" Casey Beathard, Kevin Horne 3:24
12. "Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow" Collins, Beeson 3:47
Total length: 46:25


  • Tracks 3, 5-8, 10 and 11 produced by Trey Bruce; recorded at The Sound Kitchen (Franklin, TN) and Emerald Studios, The Tracking Room (Nashville, TN).
    • "Give Me You" and "Thankful Man" recorded at Omni Recording (Nashville).
  • Tracks 1, 2, 4, 9 and 12 produced by Dann Huff; recorded at Emerald Entertainment and SoundShop Studios.


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2001) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 4
U.S. Billboard 200 59


Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
2001 "I'm Tryin'" 6 44
2002 "Help Me Understand" 17 80
"Chrome" 10 74


Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[2] Gold


  1. ^ Dinola, Maria Konicki. "Chrome review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Trace Adkins – Chrome". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH