My Next Thirty Years

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"My Next Thirty Years"
Single by Tim McGraw
from the album A Place in the Sun
Released July 17, 2000
Genre Country
Length 3:37
Label Curb
Writer(s) Phil Vassar
Producer(s)
Tim McGraw singles chronology
"Some Things Never Change"
(2000)
"My Next Thirty Years"
(2000)
"Let's Make Love"
(2000)

"My Next Thirty Years" is a song written by Phil Vassar, and performed by American country music artist Tim McGraw. It was released in July 2000 as the fifth and final single from McGraw's A Place in the Sun album. The song reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart and peaked at number 27 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.[1]

Content[edit]

The song is a mid-tempo in which the narrator celebrates his 30th birthday and reflects on the things he will do in the next thirty years.

Critical reception[edit]

Kevin John Coyne of Country Universe gave the song an A grade, saying that McGraw "captures that feeling of settling in to who you’re going to be, and the growing confidence that you’re really an adult and that you’ve somewhat established yourself."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

"My Next Thirty Years" debuted as an album cut at number 74 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 8, 2000.

Chart (2000–01) Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 27

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 64
Chart (2001) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[6] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ CountryUniverse.net Song review
  3. ^ "Tim McGraw – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tim McGraw.
  4. ^ "Tim McGraw – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Tim McGraw.
  5. ^ "Best of 2000: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2000. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Best of 2001: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2001. Retrieved August 14, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"We Danced"
by Brad Paisley
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

December 16, 2000-January 13, 2001
Succeeded by
"Born to Fly"
by Sara Evans