Swimming in Champagne

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Swimming in Champagne
Studio album by Eric Heatherly
Released April 18, 2000 (2000-04-18)
Genre Country
Label Mercury Nashville
Producer Keith Stegall
Eric Heatherly chronology
Swimming in Champagne
The Lower East Side of Life
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Swimming in Champagne is the debut album of American country music artist Eric Heatherly. It features a cover of "Flowers on the Wall", originally recorded by The Statler Brothers in 1965. Heatherly's cover was released as the album's lead-off single, reaching a peak of number 6 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts and number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100. The second and third singles from this album were the title track and "Wrong Five O'Clock", which respectively reached numbers 46 and 32 on the country charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Someone Else's Cadillac" (Eric Heatherly, Cris Moore, Ed Hill) – 4:12
  2. "I Just Break 'Em" (Heatherly, Tim Schumacher) – 3:59
  3. "Didn't Mean a Thing" (Heatherly, Christopher Ward) – 5:01
  4. "One Night" (Heatherly, Michael Hunter Ochs) – 4:06
  5. "Why Don'tcha" (Heatherly, Richard E. Carpenter, Ochs) – 4:03
  6. "Flowers on the Wall" (Lew DeWitt) – 3:29
  7. "Let Me" (Heatherly, John Sieger) – 3:57
  8. "Swimming in Champagne" (Heatherly, Carpenter) – 4:26
  9. "Wrong Five O'Clock" (Heatherly, Carpenter) – 2:36
  10. "Freedom Chain" (Heatherly, Carpenter, Moore) – 3:58
  11. "She's So Hot" (Heatherly, Carpenter, Ochs) – 6:17

Eric Heatherly's band[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 17
U.S. Billboard 200 157
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 6
Canadian RPM Country Albums 6


  • Swimming in Champagne (CD liner notes). Eric Heatherly. Mercury Records. 2000. 088 170 124-2.