Everybody (Chris Janson album)

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Everybody
Janson everybody.jpg
Studio album by Chris Janson
Released September 22, 2017 (2017-09-22)
Genre Country
Length 37:27
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Producer
Chris Janson chronology
Buy Me a Boat
(2015)
Everybody
(2017)
Singles from Everybody
  1. "Fix a Drink"
    Released: May 22, 2017
  2. "Drunk Girl"
    Released: December 11, 2017

Everybody is the second studio album by American country music artist Chris Janson. It was released on September 22, 2017 via Warner Bros. Records. "Fix a Drink" is the album's lead single. “Drunk Girl” will be the album’s second single to be released to radio on December 11, 2017.

Critical reception[edit]

Rating it 3.5 out of 5 stars, Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic wrote that "He delivers these (mostly) sweet songs with a grin and the hooks aren't pushed, they roll easy, and these two qualities turn Everybody into a sunny, appealing album."[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

Everybody debuted at No. 7 on Billboard's Top Country Albums, selling 8,000 copies in pure sales (11,000 units including streams and track sales).[2] The album has sold 42,100 copies in the United States as of September 2018.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)[4]Length
1."Who's Your Farmer"
  • Janson
  • Buddy Owens
  • Mitch Oglesby
Scott Hendricks2:50
2."Everybody"Janson2:52
3."Name on It"Hendricks2:43
4."Eyes for Nobody"Hendricks3:37
5."Fix a Drink"
  • Janson
  • DuBois
  • Gorley
3:09
6."Out There"
  • Janson
  • Corey Crowder
Hendricks2:59
7."Little Bit of Both"
  • Hendricks
  • Wiseman
3:14
8."Our World"
Hendricks3:04
9."Bein' a Dad"
Hendricks3:47
10."When You Like Me"
  • Janson
  • Beathard
  • Kelly Roland
Hendricks2:57
11."Redneck Life"
  • Janson
  • Oglesby
  • Janson
  • Hendricks
2:48
12."Drunk Girl"
  • Janson
  • Scooter Carusoe
  • Douglas
Hendricks3:27

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from Everybody liner notes.[4]

Musicians[edit]

  • Roy Agee - trombone (7)
  • Brent Anderson - acoustic guitar (5), banjo (5), background vocals (5)
  • Joeie Canaday - bass guitar (11)
  • Jeff Coffin - saxophone (7)
  • Perry Coleman - background vocals (1, 3, 4, 6-10, 12)
  • Paul DiGiavonni - programming (3, 4, 6, 8, 10), electric guitar (3, 4, 6, 8, 10)
  • David Dorn - synthesizer (5), Hammond B-3 organ (5)
  • Lee Hendricks - bass guitar (2)
  • Steve Herrman - trumpet (7)
  • Jim Horn - saxophone (7)
  • Chris Janson - harmonica (7)
  • Doug Kahan - bass guitar (7)
  • Troy Lancaster - electric guitar (7)
  • Tim Lauer - keyboards (7)
  • Tony Lucido - bass guitar (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12)
  • Rob McNelley - electric guitar (7)
  • Gordon Mote - keyboards (1, 9, 12), synthesized strings (1, 9, 12)
  • Justin Ostrander - electric guitar (1-6, 8, 12)
  • Russ Pahl - steel guitar (1, 3, 4, 6, 8-12)
  • Danny Parks - acoustic guitar (7)
  • Ben Phillips - drums (2, 5, 11), programming (2, 5)
  • Jeff Roach - keyboards (1-4, 6, 8-12), synthesizer (5), programming (5)
  • Jason Kyle Saetveit - background vocals (2, 11)
  • Adam Shoenfeld - electric guitar (3, 4, 6, 8, 10)
  • Ilya Toshinsky - acoustic guitar (1-4, 6, 8, 12), electric guitar (1, 9, 12), mandolin (2)
  • Craig Wiseman - acoustic guitar (7), electric guitar (7), banjo (7)
  • Nir Z - drums (1, 3, 4, 6-10, 12), percussion, (1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12), programming (1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12)

Technical[edit]

All tracks except 2, 5, 7, 11
  • Jeff Balding - recording
  • Dave Cook - mixing assistant
  • Matt Coles - production assistant
  • Scott Hendricks - producer, recording, digital editing
  • Jeff Juliano - mixing
  • Brian David Willis - digital editing
  • Nir Z - digital editing
On "Everybody"
  • Chris Janson - producer
  • Justin Ostrander - recording
  • Ben Phillips - recording, digital editing, mixing
  • Jason Kyle Saetveit - recording
On "Fix a Drink"
  • Brent Anderson - producer
  • Jeff Balding - recording
  • Matt Coles - recording assistant
  • Chris DuBois - producer
  • Ben Phillips - recording, mixing, digital editing
  • Dan Shike - mastering
  • Lance "McGee" Van Dyke - recording assistant
On "Little Bit of Both"
  • Jeff Balding - recording
  • Dave Cook - mixing assistant
  • Jim Cooley - recording
  • Justin Francis - recording assistant
  • Scott Hendricks - producer, recording, digital editing
  • Jeff Juliano - mixing
  • Craig Wiseman - producer
  • Brian David Willis - digital editing
On "Redneck Life"
  • Dave Cook - mixing assistant
  • Scott Hendricks - producer, recording
  • Chris Janson - producer
  • Jeff Juliano - mixing
  • Ben Phillips - recording, digital editing
  • Jason Kyle Saetveit - recording, digital editing
  • Chris Utley - recording
  • Brian David Willis - digital editing
All tracks
  • Scott Johnson - production assistant
  • Andrew Mendelson - mastering

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 53
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[6] 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Everybody". Allmusic. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  2. ^ Asker, Jim (October 3, 2017). "'Pretty' Good: Kenny Chesney Scores 28th Country Airplay No. 1; Midland, Home Free And Chris Janson Make Top 10 Debuts On Country Albums". Billboard.
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt (September 24, 2018). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: September 24, 2018". Roughstock. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Everybody (CD booklet). Chris Janson. Warner Bros. Records Nashville. 2017. 563377-2.
  5. ^ "Chris Janson Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  6. ^ "Chris Janson Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 3, 2017.