Halfway to Heaven (album)

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Halfway to Heaven
Halfway-to-heaven-album-by-brantley-gilbert.jpg
Studio album by Brantley Gilbert
Released March 16, 2010
Recorded 2009–10
Genre
Length 48:54
Label Average Joes
Producer
  • Brantley Gilbert
  • The Atom Brothers
  • Jonathan Waggoner
  • Jess Franklin
  • Dann Huff
  • Phive Starr Productions
Brantley Gilbert chronology
Modern Day Prodigal Son
(2009)Modern Day Prodigal Son2009
Halfway to Heaven
(2010)
Just as I Am
(2014)Just as I Am2014
Singles from Halfway to Heaven
  1. "Kick It in the Sticks"
    Released: February 22, 2010
  2. "My Kind of Crazy"
    Released: 2010
  3. "Them Boys"
    Released: January 24, 2011

Halfway to Heaven is the second studio album by Brantley Gilbert. It was originally released on March 16, 2010 via Average Joes Entertainment. As of January 2015, the album has sold 1,081,200 copies.[1] The original album was produced by Gilbert along with the Atom Brothers, Jonathan Waggoner, and Jess Franklin, except for "Country Must Be Country Wide" (produced by Dann Huff) and "Dirt Road Anthem Revisited" (produced by Phive Starr Productions).

Track listing[edit]

Standard version
No. Title Length
1. "Hell on Wheels" 4:17
2. "Bending the Rules and Breaking the Law" 3:32
3. "Back in the Day" 4:01
4. "My Kind of Crazy" 3:42
5. "Kick It in the Sticks" 3:49
6. "Halfway to Heaven" 3:16
7. "Saving Amy" 5:29
8. "Country Must Be Country Wide" 3:39
9. "Take It Outside" 4:22
10. "Them Boys" 4:04
11. "Fall into Me" 4:02
12. "Dirt Road Anthem" 4:41

2011: Halfway to Heaven (Deluxe edition)[edit]

Halfway to Heaven (Deluxe edition)
Halfway to Heaven Album.jpg
Studio album by Brantley Gilbert
Released September 13, 2011
Recorded 2010–11 (deluxe edition)
Genre
Length 59:49
Label Valory Music Group
Producer
Singles from Halfway to Heaven (Deluxe edition)
  1. "Country Must Be Country Wide"
    Released: April 25, 2011
  2. "You Don't Know Her Like I Do"
    Released: December 12, 2011
  3. "Kick It in the Sticks"
    Released: July 30, 2012
  4. "More Than Miles"
    Released: October 15, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

The deluxe version of the album was released on September 13, 2011 via Valory Music Group. This re-release featured remixes of all the tracks, as well as several new tracks that were not on the original version of the album.[3]

Track listing
2011 Deluxe reissue
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hell on Wheels"
  • Brantley Gilbert
  • Mike Dekle
4:13
2. "Bending the Rules and Breaking the Law"
  • Gilbert
  • Jeremy Spillman
3:26
3. "Back in the Day" 3:49
4. "My Kind of Crazy"
3:34
5. "Kick It in the Sticks"
  • Gilbert
  • Akins
  • Hayslip
3:45
6. "Halfway to Heaven"
  • Gilbert
  • Mike Mobley
  • Spillman
3:10
7. "Saving Amy"
  • Gilbert
  • Bonnie Baker
5:14
8. "Country Must Be Country Wide"
3:34
9. "Take It Outside"
  • Gilbert
  • John Merlino
4:16
10. "Them Boys"
  • Gilbert
  • Ford
  • Dekle
3:55
11. "Fall into Me"
  • Gilbert
  • Mobley
  • Spillman
4:00
12. "Dirt Road Anthem (Revisited)" (with Colt Ford)
  • Gilbert
  • Ford
4:38
13. "More Than Miles"
  • Gilbert
  • John Eddie
4:12
14. "You Don't Know Her Like I Do"
4:47
15. "Hell on an Angel"
  • Gilbert
  • Spillman
3:15

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard Top Country Albums[4] 2
US Billboard 200[4] 4
Chart (2010) Peak
position
US Billboard Top Heatseekers[5] 1
US Billboard Top Independent Albums[6] 13

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US Country Airplay US CAN Country
[7]
CAN
2010 "Kick It in the Sticks"
"My Kind of Crazy"
2011 "Them Boys"
"Country Must Be Country Wide" 1 50 91
"You Don't Know Her Like I Do" 1 49 73
2012 "Kick It in the Sticks" (re-release)A 29 34 113
"More Than Miles" 21 7 73 33
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[9] Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Bjorke (January 8, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report For January 8, 2015". Roughstock.  Sales given > here
  2. ^ Allen, James. "Halfway to Heaven review". Allmusic. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Brantley Gilbert to Release Deluxe Edition of ‘Halfway to Heaven’ Album". Taste of Country. August 13, 2011. Archived from the original on December 4, 2012. Retrieved December 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Chart listing for Halfway to Heaven". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Brantley Gilbert Album & Song Chart History - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Brantley Gilbert Album & Song Chart History - Independent Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 22, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Brantley Gilbert Album & Song Chart History - Canada Country". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Bubbling Under Hot 100 Week of September 15, 2012". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 13, 2012. 
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Brantley Gilbert – Halfway to Heaven". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH