Phil Vassar (album)

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Phil Vassar
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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
(2000)
American Child
(2002)
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.

Content[edit]

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

Personnel[edit]

Compiled from liner notes.[2]

Charts[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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.