Comin' On Strong

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Comin' On Strong
Studio album by Trace Adkins
Released December 2, 2003 (2003-12-02)
Genre Country
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Trey Bruce
Scott Hendricks
Trace Adkins chronology
Greatest Hits Collection, Vol. 1
(2003)Greatest Hits Collection, Vol. 12003
Comin' On Strong
Songs About Me
(2005)Songs About Me2005
Singles from Comin' On Strong
  1. "Hot Mama"
    Released: September 22, 2003
  2. "Rough & Ready"
    Released: April 12, 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Comin' On Strong is the sixth studio album from American country music singer Trace Adkins. It was released on December 2, 2003 on Capitol Records Nashville. Although it produced only two singles — "Hot Mama" and "Rough & Ready", which respectively reached No. 5 and No. 13 on the Hot Country Songs charts. The album was certified platinum by the RIAA.

The track "I'd Sure Hate to Break Down Here" was later recorded by Julie Roberts as "Break Down Here" on her self-titled debut album. Her version was released as a single in early 2004, peaking at No. 18 on the country charts.

The song "Hot Mama" also appears on the game Karaoke Revolution Party.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Comin' On Strong" David Lee, Tony Lane 3:02
2. "Hot Mama" Tom Shapiro, Casey Beathard 3:20
3. "Then Came the Night" John Kilzer, Chuck Jones 4:38
4. "I'd Sure Hate to Break Down Here" Patrick Jason Matthews, Jess Brown 4:01
5. "Missing You" Tim Mensy, Monty Criswell 5:15
6. "One of Those Nights" Shapiro, Jason Sellers 3:48
7. "Untamed" George Teren, Criswell 3:49
8. "Then I Wake Up" Mensy, Criswell 4:09
9. "One Nightstand" Matthews, Trey Bruce 3:46
10. "Baby's Gone" Tim Nichols, Mark D. Sanders, Tia Sillers 3:15
11. "Rough & Ready" Brian White, Craig Wiseman, Blair Mackichan 3:08


As listed in liner notes.[2]

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2003) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 3
U.S. Billboard 200 31


Year Single Peak chart
(sales threshold)
US Country US
2003 "Hot Mama" 5 51
2004 "Rough & Ready" 13 75
  • US: Gold


Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[3] Platinum


  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Comin'On Strong review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Comin' On Strong (CD booklet). Trace Adkins. Capitol Records. 2003. 40517. 
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Trace Adkins – Comin' On Strong". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH