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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 11, 2000 (2000-01-11)
LabelMercury Nashville
ProducerCarson Chamberlain
Mark Wills chronology
Wish You Were Here
Loving Every Minute
Singles from Permanently
  1. "Back at One"
    Released: October 29, 1999[1]
  2. "Almost Doesn't Count"
    Released: March 2000
  3. "(Everything There Is to Know About You)"
    Released: August 2000
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Permanently is the third studio album by American country music singer Mark Wills. Released in 2000 on Mercury Nashville Records, the album produced three singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart: "Back at One", "Almost Doesn't Count", and (Everything There Is to Know About You", which peaked at Nos. 2, 19, and 33, respectively. "Back at One" was originally recorded by Brian McKnight, and "Almost Doesn't Count" by Brandy.

The album itself peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and No. 23 on The Billboard 200, making for Wills's highest peaks on these two charts. In addition, Permanently received RIAA gold certification for U.S. shipments of 500,000 copies.[3]

Track listing

1."This Can't Be Love"Mark Nesler, Tony Martin3:40
2."Rich Man"D. Vincent Williams, Rory Feek3:22
3."The Perfect Conversation"Billy Kirsch3:55
4."Still Waiting"Harley Allen3:31
5."Because I Love You"Skip Ewing, Chuck Cannon3:57
6."Right Here"Billy Simon, Carson Chamberlain, Randy Boudreaux3:36
7."Time Machine"Tim Mensy, Monty Criswell, T. Martin3:49
8."Permanently"Steve Bogard, Josh Kear3:11
9."Almost Doesn't Count"Shelly Peiken, Guy Roche3:40
10."Forget About Love"Gary Harrison, Jeff Silver, Chip Martin3:23
11."In My Arms"Mark Wills, Michael White, Criswell4:09
12."Everything There Is to Know About You"Lewis Anderson, Bob Regan3:16
13."Back at One"Brian McKnight4:06




Chart (2000) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[citation needed] 23
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums[citation needed] 3
Canadian RPM Country Albums[citation needed] 8


  1. ^ "Radio & Records October 29, 1999" (PDF).
  2. ^ Dinoia, Maria Konicki. Permanently at AllMusic. Retrieved January 9, 2023.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Mark Wills – Permanently". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 24, 2023.