My Life's Been a Country Song

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My Life's Been a Country Song
Studio album by Chris Cagle
Released February 19, 2008 (2008-02-19)
Genre Country
Length 39:06
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Scott Hendricks
Chris Cagle
Chris Cagle chronology
Anywhere but Here
My Life's Been a Country Song
The Best of Chris Cagle
Singles from My Life's Been a Country Song
  1. "What Kinda Gone"
    Released: July 23, 2007
  2. "No Love Songs"
    Released: 2008
  3. "Never Ever Gone"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Engine 145 2/5 stars[2]

My Life's Been a Country Song is the fourth studio album by American country music artist Chris Cagle. It was released in February 2008 on Capitol Records Nashville. The album's lead-off single was "What Kinda Gone", which peaked at No. 3 on the country music charts in April 2008, the second single, "No Love Songs", peaked at No. 53, while the third single, "Never Ever Gone", failed to chart.

The album debuted at number eight on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 37,000 copies in its first week. It also debuted at number one on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.[3] It is also Cagle's final album for Capitol.

The song "I Don't Wanna Live" was also recorded by Josh Gracin on his 2008 album We Weren't Crazy as "I Don't Want to Live". "Keep Me From Loving You" was also recorded by Clay Walker on his 2010 album, She Won't Be Lonely Long.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "What Kinda Gone" Chip Davis, Dave Berg, Candy Cameron 3:01
2. "No Love Songs" George Teren, Craig Wiseman 3:58
3. "It's Good to Be Back" Andy Childs, Steve Mandile 3:17
4. "I Don't Wanna Live" Brett James, Blair Daly 3:37
5. "Never Ever Gone" Michael Dulaney, Neil Thrasher, Tom Shapiro 3:01
6. "If It Isn't One Thing" Teren, Monty Criswell 3:42
7. "Keep Me from Loving You" Lisa Hentrich, Thrasher, Wendell Mobley 3:06
8. "Little Sundress" Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins 4:01
9. "My Heart Move On" James, Daly 4:11
10. "My Life's Been a Country Song" John Wiggins, Clay Mills 3:17
11. "Change Me" John Kennedy, Tammi Kidd, Gregory Becker 3:55


Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 8


Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country

2007 "What Kinda Gone" 3 54 96 69
2008 "No Love Songs" 53
"Never Ever Gone"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Preceded by
Taylor Swift by Taylor Swift
Billboard Top Country Albums number-one album
March 8, 2008
Succeeded by
Taylor Swift by Taylor Swift