Jason Aldean (album)

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Jason Aldean
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 26, 2005 (2005-07-26)
Recorded2005
GenreCountry
Length41:16
LabelBroken Bow
ProducerMichael Knox
Jason Aldean chronology
Jason Aldean
(2005)
Relentless
(2007)
Singles from Jason Aldean ily
  1. "Hicktown"
    Released: March 28, 2005
  2. "Why"
    Released: November 15, 2005
  3. "Amarillo Sky"
    Released: June 26, 2006

Jason Aldean is the self-titled debut studio album by American country music artist Jason Aldean. It was released on July 26, 2005 via Broken Bow Records. The album produced three singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs charts: "Hicktown" (No. 10), "Why" (No. 1), and "Amarillo Sky" (No. 4). The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA.

Several of this album's tracks were recorded by other artists, including two of the singles: "Amarillo Sky" previously served as the title track to McBride & the Ride's 2002 album of the same name and "Why" was also recorded by Shannon Brown on her 2005 album Corn Fed. In addition, "Good to Go" was recorded by John Corbett on his self-titled debut album, from which it was released as a single. Furthermore, "Asphalt Cowboy" was previously recorded by Blake Shelton on his 2003 album The Dreamer.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hicktown"5:06
2."Amarillo Sky"
3:23
3."Why"
  • Rich
  • Clawson
  • McGehee
3:33
4."Even If I Wanted To"
  • Jason Aldean
  • Justin Weaver
4:11
5."Lonesome USA"3:40
6."Asphalt Cowboy"
4:03
7."I'm Just a Man"
3:17
8."You're the Love I Wanna Be In"
  • Aldean
  • McGehee
  • Rich
3:18
9."Good to Go"4:02
10."I Believe In Ghosts"3:26
11."She Loved Me"
3:27
Total length:41:16

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

The album has sold 1.6 million copies in the US as of January 2015.[1]

Album[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 6
U.S. Billboard 200 37
U.S. Billboard Top Independent Albums 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country US
2005 "Hicktown" 10 68
"Why" 1 43
2006 "Amarillo Sky" 4 59

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[2] Platinum

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Bjorke (January 8, 2015). "Country Album Chart Report For January 8, 2015". Roughstock.
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Jason Aldean – Jason Aldean". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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