In Another's Eyes

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"In Another's Eyes"
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Single by Trisha Yearwood with Garth Brooks
from the album (Songbook) A Collection of Hits & Sevens
B-side "I Want to Live Again"
Released August 18, 1997
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:32
Label MCA Nashville
Writer(s) Garth Brooks, Bobby Wood, John Peppard
Producer(s) Allen Reynolds
Trisha Yearwood singles chronology
"How Do I Live"
(1997)
"In Another's Eyes"
(1997)
"Perfect Love"
(1998)
Garth Brooks singles chronology
"That Ol' Wind"
(1996)
"In Another's Eyes"
(1997)
"Longneck Bottle"
(1997)

"In Another's Eyes" is a song recorded by American country music artists Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks. It was released in August 1997 as the second new single from the album (Songbook) A Collection of Hits. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] Brooks wrote the song with Bobby Wood and John Peppard.

"In Another's Eyes" was Brooks's and Yearwood's first major collaboration. At the time, the two were close friends but were married to other spouses, Brooks to Sandy Mahl and Yearwood to Bobby Reynolds; by 2001, each had divorced their respective spouse, and they married each other in 2005.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it a "finely crafted song with a powerful lyric and delicate melody." She goes on to say that Brooks and Yearwood have a wonderful blend and natural chemistry that will make listeners wish they'd record together more often."[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Michael Salomon and premiered in August 1997.

Chart performance[edit]

"In Another's Eyes" debuted at number 62 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of August 23, 1997.

Chart (1997) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 2
Irish Singles Chart[4] 23
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1997) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 44
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 58

Parodies[edit]

American country music parody artist Cledus T. Judd, released a parody of "In Another's Eyes" titled "In Another Size" on his 1999 album Juddmental.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 403. 
  2. ^ Billboard, August 30, 1997: Vol. 109 Iss. 37 - p. 86
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 3373." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. November 3, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.
  4. ^ Jaclyn Ward. "The Irish Charts - All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Archived from the original on June 3, 2009. Retrieved May 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Trisha Yearwood – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Trisha Yearwood.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1997". RPM. December 15, 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1997: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1997. Retrieved July 17, 2013.