Phil Vassar (album)

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Phil Vassar
Studio album by Phil Vassar
Released February 22, 2000
Recorded 1999-2000
Studio Ocean Way Recording - Nashville, TN
Genre Country
Length 41:10
Label Arista Nashville
Producer Phil Vassar, Byron Gallimore
Phil Vassar chronology
Phil Vassar
American Child
Singles from Phil Vassar
  1. "Carlene"
    Released: October 25, 1999
  2. "Just Another Day in Paradise"
    Released: June 5, 2000
  3. "Rose Bouquet"
    Released: January 15, 2001
  4. "Six-Pack Summer"
    Released: June 4, 2001
  5. "That's When I Love You"
    Released: October 29, 2001

Phil Vassar is the self-titled 2000 debut album from American country music artist Phil Vassar. It features the singles "Carlene", "Just Another Day in Paradise", "Rose Bouquet", "Six-Pack Summer" and "That's When I Love You". All of these, except "Rose Bouquet", charted in the Top Ten on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts. "Just Another Day in Paradise" was Vassar's first Number One hit on that chart.


The track "Drive Away" was previously recorded by Sons of the Desert on their 1997 debut album Whatever Comes First.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Giving it 4 out of 5 stars, Vince Ripol of AllMusic wrote that "On his own, Vassar is an enthusiastic vocalist, a skilled pianist, and a gifted composer of spirited, nostalgic tales."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Carlene" Phil Vassar, Charlie Black, Rory Michael Bourke 4:07
2. "Just Another Day In Paradise" Vassar, Craig Wiseman 3:54
3. "That's When I Love You" Vassar, Julie Wood 3:30
4. "Rose Bouquet" Robert Byrne, Vassar 3:53
5. "Joe & Rosalita" Black, Vassar 3:27
6. "Six-Pack Summer" Black, Vassar, Tommy Rocco 3:40
7. "Lucky As Me" Byrne, Vassar 3:43
8. "Like I Never Loved Before" Byrne, Vassar 4:06
9. "Didn't You Know She's Gone" Don Sampson, Vassar 3:15
10. "Somewhere In Between" Vassar, Wood 3:54
11. "Drive Away" Black, Vassar 3:41
Total length: 41:10


Compiled from liner notes.[2]


Chart (2000) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 23
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 12


  1. ^ a b Ripol, Vince. "Phil Vassar - Phil Vassar". AllMusic. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Phil Vassar (CD booklet). Phil Vassar. Arista Nashville. 2000. 18891.