Cold Beer Conversation

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Cold Beer Conversation
ColdBeerConversation.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 25, 2015 (2015-09-25)
Recorded2015
GenreCountry
Length46:09
LabelMCA Nashville
ProducerChuck Ainlay
George Strait[1]
George Strait chronology
The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium
(2014)
Cold Beer Conversation
(2015)
Strait Out of the Box: Part 2
(2016)
Singles from Cold Beer Conversation
  1. "Let It Go"
    Released: April 20, 2015
  2. "Cold Beer Conversation"
    Released: September 23, 2015
  3. "Goin' Goin' Gone"
    Released: September 26, 2016

Cold Beer Conversation is the twenty-ninth studio album by American country music artist George Strait. It was released on September 25, 2015 via MCA Nashville.[2] The album's first single, "Let It Go", was released to radio on April 20, 2015.

Commercial performance[edit]

Cold Beer Conversation debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 4 and Top Country Albums at No. 2, selling 86,000 units, 83,000 of which are pure album sales.[3] It reached No. 1 on the Top Country Albums chart in its second week, with another 30,000 units sold, making it Strait's 26th No. 1 on this chart.[4] The album has sold 231,500 copies in the US as of April 2016.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."It Was Love"Keith Gattis3:31
2."Cold Beer Conversation"Al Anderson, Ben Hayslip, Jimmy Yeary3:49
3."Let It Go"George Strait, Bubba Strait, Gattis3:33
4."Goin' Goin' Gone"Wyatt Earp, Gattis4:14
5."Something Going Down"Jamey Johnson, Tom Shapiro3:13
6."Take Me to Texas"Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally3:30
7."It Takes All Kinds"G. Strait, B. Strait, Bob Regan, Wil Nance2:52
8."Stop and Drink"Dale Dodson, Troy Jones3:58
9."Everything I See"G. Strait, B. Strait, Dean Dillon, Gattis3:49
10."Rock Paper Scissors"Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell, B. Strait3:05
11."Wish You Well"Clint Daniels, Jeff Hyde, Brice Long3:36
12."Cheaper Than a Shrink"Bill Anderson, Buddy Cannon, Johnson3:33
13."Even When I Can't Feel It"Dillon, Hayslip, Lee Thomas Miller3:34
Total length:46:17

Personnel[edit]

From Cold Beer Conversation liner notes.[6]

Musicians

Production

Chart positions[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[7] 74
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[8] 15
US Billboard 200[9] 4
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[10] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US Country Airplay US CAN Country
2015 "Let It Go" 29 46 118
"Cold Beer Conversation" 36 33 43
2016 "Goin' Goin' Gone"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://theboot.com/george-strait-cold-beer-conversation-information/
  2. ^ Stefano, Angela (September 22, 2015). "George Strait to Release Brand-New Album on Friday". The Boot. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  3. ^ Keith Caulfield (October 4, 2015). "Fetty Wap Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart". Billboard.
  4. ^ Jim Asker (October 13, 2015). "Brett Eldredge Wins With 'Lose' on Airplay Chart; George Strait Earns 26th No. 1 Album". Billboard.
  5. ^ Bjorke, Matt (April 21, 2016). "Country Albums Chart: April 21, 2016". Roughstock.
  6. ^ Cold Beer Conversation (CD booklet). George Strait. MCA Nashville. 2015. B0022818-02.CS1 maint: others (link)
  7. ^ Ryan, Gavin (October 10, 2015). "ARIA Albums: Triple J's 'Like a Version 11' Stops Cold Chisel From Debuting At No 1". Noise11. Retrieved October 10, 2015.
  8. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
  9. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
  10. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 6, 2015.