How Do You Sleep at Night

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"How Do You Sleep at Night"
Single by Wade Hayes
from the album When the Wrong One Loves You Right
Released July 4, 1998
Genre Country
Length 3:25
Label Columbia Nashville
Songwriter(s) Jim McBride
Jerry Salley
Producer(s) Don Cook
Wade Hayes singles chronology
"When the Wrong One Loves You Right"
(1998)
"How Do You Sleep at Night"
(1998)
"Tore Up from the Floor Up"
(1999)
"When the Wrong One Loves You Right"
(1998)
"How Do You Sleep at Night"
(1998)
"Tore Up from the Floor Up"
(1999)

"How Do You Sleep at Night" is a song written by Jim McBride and Jerry Salley, and recorded by American country music artist Wade Hayes. It was released in July 1998 as the third single from his album When the Wrong One Loves You Right. The song reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart in November 1998.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price of Billboard gave the song a favorable review, writing that "with each successive release [Hayes] seems to grow more confident in his smoky baritone, and he imbuses this taut single with a tense passion that perfectly suits the lyric."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 30
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 67
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wade Hayes Hot Country Songs Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved January 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (June 20, 1998). "Reviews & Previews". Billboard. Retrieved January 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7058." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 12, 1998. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
  4. ^ "Wade Hayes Chart History (Hot 100)" Billboard.
  5. ^ "Wade Hayes Chart History (Hot Country Songs)" Billboard.