Revelation is the third studio album by country music artist Joe Nichols, released in 2004 on Universal South Records. It produced two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts: "If Nobody Believed in You" at number 10 and "What's a Guy Gotta Do" at number 4. Also included is "Farewell Party", a cover of a Gene Watson hit single.
"A Singer in a Band" was previously recorded by Mark Wills on his 2003 album And the Crowd Goes Wild. "Don't Ruin It for the Rest of Us" was also recorded the same year by Mark Chesnutt on his album Savin' the Honky Tonk. "If I Ever Get Her Back" was previously recorded by Billy Yates on his 2001 album If I Could Go Back. "No Time to Cry" was recorded by Iris DeMent on her 1993 album My Life, and the title track was originally recorded by Waylon Jennings on his 1972 album Ladies Love Outlaws. In addition, The Oak Ridge Boys later recorded "The Shade" on their 2011 album It's Only Natural.
||Shane Decker, Troy Jones
||"Singer in a Band"
||Tim Mensy, Gary Harrison
||"Don't Ruin It for the Rest of Us"
||Annie Tate, Sam Tate, Jimmy Ritchey, Georgia Middleman
||"I Wish That Wasn't All"
||Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley
||"If I Ever Get Her Back"
||Billy Yates, Billy Lawson
||"If Nobody Believed in You"
||"Things Like That (These Days)"
||Mike Dekle, Byron Hill
||"What's a Guy Gotta Do"
||Don Sampson, Joe Nichols, Kelley Lovelace
||"No Time to Cry"
- Terry Crisp - steel guitar
- Eric Darken - percussion, vibraphone
- Dan Dugmore - steel guitar
- Stuart Duncan - fiddle
- Shannon Forrest - drums
- Larry Franklin - fiddle
- Wes Hightower - background vocals
- John Hughey - steel guitar
- David Hungate - bass guitar
- Rob Ickes - dobro
- Tim Lauer - Fender Rhodes, organ, pump organ
- Liana Manis - background vocals
- Gordon Mote - piano, synthesizer, synthesizer pads, Wurlitzer
- Joe Nichols - lead vocals
- Brent Rowan - six-string bass, dobro, 12-string guitar, acoustic guitar, baritone guitar, electric guitar, keyboards, percussion
- Brian Spradlin - electric guitar
- Bryan Sutton - acoustic guitar, hi-string guitar, banjo, mandolin
- Tommy White - steel guitar
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums
|U.S. Billboard 200