Icon (George Strait album)

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Icon
GeorgeStraitIcon.jpg
Compilation album by George Strait
Released September 13, 2011
Genre Country
Length 36:14
Label MCA Nashville
George Strait chronology
Here for a Good Time
(2011)
Icon
(2011)
Icon 2
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Icon is a compilation album by American country music artist George Strait. It was released on September 13, 2011.[2] The album is part of a series of similar Icon albums released by Universal Music Enterprises. As of December 2012, the album has sold 212,000 copies.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Amarillo by Morning" Paul Fraser, Terry Stafford 2:54
2. "Ocean Front Property" Dean Dillon, Hank Cochran, Royce Porter 3:08
3. "All My Ex's Live in Texas" Sanger D. Shafer, Linda J. Shafer 3:20
4. "Love Without End, Amen" Aaron Barker 3:06
5. "I Cross My Heart" Steve Dorff, Eric Kaz 3:31
6. "Check Yes or No" Danny Wells, Dana Hunt 3:10
7. "I Just Want to Dance with You" Roger Cook, John Prine 3:20
8. "Living and Living Well" Tony Martin, Mark Nesler, Tom Shapiro 3:38
9. "Give It Away" Bill Anderson, Buddy Cannon, Jamey Johnson 3:30
10. "I Saw God Today" Rodney Clawson, Monty Criswell, Wade Kirby 3:24
11. "River of Love" Billy Burnette, Shawn Camp, Dennis Morgan 3:13
Total length: 36:14

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[4] 80
US Billboard 200[5] 62
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[6] 14

End of year charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Year-end
2012
US Billboard Top Country Albums 37[7]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[8] Gold 40,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Icon review". Allmusic. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy (August 23, 2011). "New George Strait Greatest Hits Album to Be Released". Taste of Country. Retrieved August 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ Matt Bjorke (December 27, 2012). "Country Album Chart News For December 27, 2012: Taylor Swift #1; Cassadee Pope Debuts; Christmas Album Sales". Roughstock. Archived from the original on December 31, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ "George Strait – Chart history" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for George Strait.
  5. ^ "George Strait – Chart history" Billboard 200 for George Strait.
  6. ^ "George Strait – Chart history" Billboard Top Country Albums for George Strait.
  7. ^ "Best of 2012 - Top Country Albums". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  8. ^ "Canadian album certifications – George Strait – Icon". Music Canada.