Good Guys (album)

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Good Guys
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Studio album by Bucky Covington
Released September 11, 2012 (2012-09-11)
Genre Country
Length 41:50
Label E1 Music
Producer Mark Miller, Dale Oliver
Bucky Covington chronology
Bucky Covington
Good Guys
Singles from Good Guys
  1. "I Wanna Be That Feeling"
    Released: May 7, 2012
  2. "Drinking Side of Country"
    Released: August 13, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Country Weekly 4/5 stars[2]
Roughstock 3/5 stars[3]

Good Guys is the second studio album by American country music singer Bucky Covington. It was released on September 11, 2012 via E1 Music. The album includes the singles "I Want My Life Back", "Gotta Be Somebody" (a Nickelback cover), and "A Father's Love (The Only Way He Knew How)", all of which Covington released for the defunct Lyric Street Records between 2009 and 2010.[1] "I Wanna Be That Feeling" was promoted as the album's official lead single by E1 Music, and "Drinking Side of Country" was released as the follow-up.

Critical reception[edit]

Giving it 4 out of 5 stars, Tammy Ragusa of Country Weekly said that Covington "sounds so at ease on every track".[2] Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic rated it 2.5 stars out of 5, criticizing it for having "numerous awkward country-pop attempts".[1] Matt Bjorke of Roughstock gave it 3 out of 5, saying that "He's an emotive, effervescent vocalist with a winning personality and that personality and emotion is shown in abundance throughout the album."[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Wanna Be That Feeling"   Ben Hayslip, Jimmy Yeary 3:08
2. "I'm Alright"   Casey Beathard, Tom Douglas 3:48
3. "Hold a Woman"   Gordon Bradberry, Blake Mevis, Tony Ramey 3:24
4. "Drinking Side of Country" (duet with Shooter Jennings) Bucky Covington, Rocky Covington, Ducky Medlock 3:16
5. "Only Got So Much Time"   Bob DiPiero, David Lee Murphy 3:44
6. "Mama Must Be Praying"   Liz Hengber, Michael Logen, J. Matt Nolen 2:35
7. "Sail On"   Lionel Richie 3:35
8. "I Always Said You'd Be Back"   Dave Berg, John Scott Sherrill, Deanna Bryant 3:25
9. "Mexicoma"   Lonnie Fowler, Logan Mize 3:41
10. "I Want My Life Back"   Frank J. Myers, Anthony L. Smith 4:02
11. "Gotta Be Somebody"   Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Mike Kroeger, Daniel Adair 3:52
12. "A Father's Love (The Only Way He Knew How)"   Hengber, Thom Shepherd, Steven J. Williams 3:20


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2012) Peak
US Billboard 200[4] 177
US Billboard Top Country Albums[4] 30
US Billboard Independent Albums[4] 43


Year Single Peak positions
US Country
2012 "I Wanna Be That Feeling" 57
"Drinking Side of Country" (with Shooter Jennings)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


  1. ^ a b c Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Good Guys review". Allmusic. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Ragusa, Tammy (September 24, 2012). "Good Guys review". Country Weekly. 19 (39): 50. ISSN 1074-3235. 
  3. ^ a b Bjorke, Matt (September 10, 2012). "Good Guys review". Roughstock. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c "Chart listing for Good Guys". Billboard. Retrieved September 20, 2012.