is the self-titled second studio album by American country artist Kellie Pickler 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 ) and " Small Town Girl Makin' Me Fall in Love Again" at number 30.
Track listing [ edit ]
Don't You Know You're Beautiful"
Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, Karyn Rochelle 3:16
"I'm Your Woman"
Josh Kear, Troy Verges, Rochelle 2:56
"Rocks Instead of Rice"
Chris Tompkins 3:19
Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You" C. Lindsey, Mayo, Verges
Catherine Britt, Brett Beavers, Tony Martin 2:30
"One Last Time"
Kyle Jacobs, C. Lindsey, Mayo 3:36
Best Days of Your Life" Pickler,
Taylor Swift 3:47
"Somebody to Love Me"
Pickler, C. Lindsey, Mayo
Makin' Me Fall in Love Again" Rochelle,
James T. Slater, Shane Stevens 3:26
"Going Out in Style"
Pickler, Jacobs, Mayo, C. Lindsey
"Anything But Me"
Pickler, Lindsey, Rochelle
Don't Close Your Eyes"
Bob McDill 4:00
Pickler, Jacobs, Kear, C. Lindsey, Mayo, Verges, Rochelle,
Hillary Lindsey, Chris Tompkins 3:40
"A Day on the Road"
"Don't You Know You're Beautiful"
Personnel [ edit ]
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-
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 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
Promotion [ edit ]
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". [9 ]
The Deluxe Edition features three bonus tracks if bought on a digital retailer (such as iTunes); "Anything But Me", "Happy," and a cover of
Keith Whitley's "Don't Close Your Eyes". [10 ]
Chart performance [ edit ]
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 [11 ] 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. [12 ]
End of year charts [ edit ]
Singles [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ "Best of 2010 - Top Country Albums". . Billboard Nielsen Business Media, Inc . Retrieved . 2010-12-31
^ "Kellie Pickler Album & Song Chart History - Country Songs". . Billboard Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved . January 14, 2011
^ "Kellie Pickler Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". . Billboard Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved . January 14, 2011
^ "Kellie Pickler Album & Song Chart History - Canadian Hot 100". . Billboard Prometheus Global Media . Retrieved . January 14, 2011
^ "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - January 14, 2011: "Best Days of Your Life" certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America . Retrieved . January 14, 2011