It Just Comes Natural

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It Just Comes Natural
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 3, 2006 (2006-10-03)
GenreCountry
Length53:08
LabelMCA Nashville
ProducerGeorge Strait
Tony Brown
George Strait chronology
Somewhere Down in Texas
(2005)
It Just Comes Natural
(2006)
Fresh Cut Christmas
(2006)
Singles from It Just Comes Natural
  1. "Give It Away"
    Released: July 8, 2006
  2. "It Just Comes Natural"
    Released: October 9, 2006
  3. "Wrapped"
    Released: March 19, 2007
  4. "How 'bout Them Cowgirls"
    Released: August 24, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com4/5 stars[1]
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[3]
The Music Box3.5/5 stars[4]
People4/4 stars[5]
PopMatters7/10 stars[6]
Stylus MagazineB[7]

It Just Comes Natural is the twenty-fourth studio album from country music singer George Strait. The album produced Strait's 41st Number One Billboard Hot Country Songs) hit in its lead-off single "Give It Away". Also released from this album were the title track (also #1 on Hot Country Songs), "Wrapped" (#2), and "How 'Bout Them Cowgirls" (#3). The album itself has been certified platinum by the RIAA. "It Just Comes Natural" was nominated for Best Country Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards.

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"Give It Away" is the album's first single. Released in mid-2006, this song reached Number One on the Billboard country charts, becoming Strait's 41st Number One hit on that chart, and breaking Conway Twitty's record for the most Billboard Number One hits by a country music artist. Following this song was the title track, his 42nd Number One. "Wrapped" was the third single, and finishing out the releases was "How 'Bout Them Cowgirls".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Give It Away" (Bill Anderson, Buddy Cannon, Jamey Johnson) – 3:30
  2. "She Told Me So" (Bobby Braddock) – 3:04
  3. "That's My Kind of Woman" (Dean Dillon, Tammy Hyler) – 3:26
  4. "Wrapped" (Bruce Robison) – 4:09
  5. "It Just Comes Natural" (Marv Green, Jim Collins) – 2:58
  6. "He Must Have Really Hurt You Bad" (Tim Johnson) – 2:42
  7. "A Heart Like Hers" (Tony Martin, Mark Nesler) – 3:27
  8. "Why Can't I Leave Her Alone" (Trent Tomlinson, Danny Wells, Ashe Underwood, Mark Kerr) – 4:16
  9. "One Foot in Front of the Other" (Lee Roy Parnell, Cris Moore) – 4:16
  10. "I Ain't Her Cowboy Anymore" (Dillon, Scotty Emerick, Marla Cannon-Goodman) – 4:56
  11. "Texas Cookin'" (Guy Clark) – 4:25
  12. "A Better Rain" (David Lee, Tony Lane) – 3:39
  13. "How 'bout Them Cowgirls" (Casey Beathard, Ed Hill) – 3:57
  14. "What Say" (Leslie Satcher, Bobby Carmichael) – 3:54
  15. "Come On Joe" (Tony Romeo) – 3:49

Personnel[edit]

As listed in liner notes.

All musicians except Jeff Taylor also perform background vocals on "Texas Cookin'."

Strings on tracks #10, #12, and #13 performed by the Nashville String Machine. Arranged and conducted by Bergen White and contracted by Carl Gorodetzky.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 3

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