Kellie Pickler (album)
|Studio album by Kellie Pickler|
|Released||September 30, 2008|
|Length||33:21 / 44:20 (iTunes Deluxe Edition)|
|Kellie Pickler chronology|
|Singles from Kellie Pickler|
|Jackson NJ Online||(favorable) |
Kellie Pickler is the self-titled second studio album by American country artist Kellie Pickler. The lead-off single, "Don't You Know You're Beautiful", was debuted at the 43rd Academy Of Country Music awards and peaked at 21 on Hot Country Songs. The album was released via BNA Records/19 Recordings on September 30, 2008. Since the albums' release, three more singles have charted; "Best Days of Your Life" at number 9 (which was co-wrote with fellow country artist Taylor Swift), "Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You" at number 14 (a re-recording of an album cut from Pickler's debut album Small Town Girl) and "Makin' Me Fall in Love Again" at number 30.
|1.||"Don't You Know You're Beautiful"||Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, Karyn Rochelle||3:16|
|2.||"I'm Your Woman"||Josh Kear, Troy Verges, Rochelle||2:56|
|3.||"Rocks Instead of Rice"||Pickler, Kear, Chris Tompkins||3:19|
|4.||"Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You"||C. Lindsey, Mayo, Verges||4:45|
|5.||"Lucky Girl"||Catherine Britt, Brett Beavers, Tony Martin||2:30|
|6.||"One Last Time"||Pickler, Kyle Jacobs, C. Lindsey, Mayo||3:36|
|7.||"Best Days of Your Life"||Pickler, Taylor Swift||3:47|
|8.||"Somebody to Love Me"||Pickler, C. Lindsey, Mayo||4:19|
|9.||"Makin' Me Fall in Love Again"||Rochelle, James T. Slater, Shane Stevens||3:26|
|10.||"Going Out in Style"||Pickler, Jacobs, Mayo, C. Lindsey||3:37|
|iTunes Deluxe Edition bonus tracks|
|11.||"Anything But Me"||Pickler, Lindsey, Rochelle||3:40|
|12.||"Don't Close Your Eyes"||Bob McDill||4:00|
|13.||"Happy"||Pickler, Jacobs, Kear, C. Lindsey, Mayo, Verges, Rochelle, Hillary Lindsey, Chris Tompkins||3:40|
|Deluxe Edition Bonus DVD|
|1.||"A Day on the Road" (documentary)|
|2.||"Don't You Know You're Beautiful" (music video)|
- David Angell – violin
- Tom Bukovac – electric guitar
- John Catchings – cello
- Lisa Cochran – background vocals
- Perry Coleman – background vocals
- J.T. Corenflos – electric guitar
- Eric Darken – percussion
- David Davidson – violin
- Dan Dugmore – pedal steel guitar
- Shannon Forrest – drums, percussion
- Paul Franklin – pedal steel guitar
- Tony Harrell – Hammond B-3 organ, piano, synthesizer
- Mark Hill – bass guitar
- Troy Lancaster – electric guitar
- Chris Lindsey – acoustic guitar, electric guitar, horn arrangements, synthesizer arrangements
- Richard Madenfort – electric guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, piano, e-bow
- Gordon Mote – Hammond B-3 organ, piano, synthesizer
- Jimmy Nichols – Hammond B-3 organ, piano, synthesizer
- Kellie Pickler – lead vocals
- Karyn Rochelle – background vocals
- Pam Sixfin – violin
- Jimmie Lee Sloas – bass guitar
- Taylor Swift – background vocals on "Best Days of Your Life"
- Ilya Toshinsky – acoustic guitar
- Kris Wilkinson – viola, string arrangements
- Glenn Worf – bass guitar
To help promoting the album, Kellie Pickler was released in a regular edition (which only includes the CD) and a Deluxe Edition, including the normal CD, along with a special DVD with 30-minute footage from Pickler on her tour and behind the scenes of the recording process (called "A Day on the Road"), and the music video for "Don't You Know You're Beautiful".
The album debuted at number nine on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 43,000 copies in its first week. The album has thus far spent 48 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart and has sold 440,000 copies as of December 22, 2010. It debuted at number one on the U.S. Top Country Albums chart, her second consecutive album to do so.
|U.S. Billboard 200||9|
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||1|
End of year charts
|US Billboard Top Country Albums||60|
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Certifications
|2008||"Don't You Know You're Beautiful"||21||103||—|
|"Best Days of Your Life"||9||46||99||
|2009||"Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You"||14||97||—|
|2010||"Makin' Me Fall in Love Again"||30||—||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
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