Take It On Back

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"Take It On Back"
TakeItOnBack.jpg
Single by Chase Bryant
from the album Chase Bryant
Released July 14, 2014 (2014-07-14)
Format Digital download
Genre Country
Length 4:04
Label Red Bow
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Derek George
Chase Bryant singles chronology
"Take It On Back"
(2014)
"Little Bit of You"
(2015)

"Take It On Back"
(2014)
"Little Bit of You"
(2015)

"Take It On Back" is a song recorded by American country music artist Chase Bryant. It was released in July 2014 as his debut single.[1] Bryant wrote the song with Dylan Altman and Tommy Lee James.[2]

Critical reception[edit]

Taste of Country reviewed the single favorably, saying that "Songs about summer love that couldn’t last aren’t anything new in country music. But if the theme is classic country, Bryant kicks it up a notch (or ten) with a strong rock ‘n roll feel that you won’t find on most traditional songs."[3] Markos Papadatos of Digital Journal gave the song four stars out of five, writing that Bryant's vocals are "pleasant" and "he really knows how to shred the guitar on this tune." Papadatos added that "the production is strong, and the melodies and chorus are infectious."[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Wes Edwards and premiered in November 2014.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

"Take It On Back" debuted at number 51 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of August 2, 2014.[5] It also debuted at number 47 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of August 30, 2014. The song has sold 111,000 copies in the US as of February 2015.[6]

Chart (2014–15) Peak
position
Canada Country (Billboard)[7] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 82
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[9] 9
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[10] 16

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Position
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[11] 78
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[12] 97
Chart (2015) Position
US Country Airplay (Billboard)[13] 62
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[14] 73

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Papadatos, Markos (July 13, 2014). "Review: Chase Bryant delights on breakthrough single 'Take It On Back'". Digital Journal. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ Wood, James (August 21, 2014). "'Take It On Back': Chase Bryant talks Opry debut, new music". AXS TV. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chase Bryant, 'Take It on Back' [Listen]". Taste of Country. July 10, 2014. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "CMT : Videos : Chase Bryant : Take It On Back". Country Music Television. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ Morris, Edward (July 26, 2014). "Blake Boots Miranda to Seize Top Album Title". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ Matt Bjorke (February 4, 2015). "Country Music's Top 30 Digital Singles: February 4, 2015". Roughstock. 
  7. ^ "Chase Bryant Chart History (Canada Country)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "Chase Bryant Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Chase Bryant Chart History (Country Airplay)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "Chase Bryant Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  11. ^ "Billboard Country Update for December 15, 2014" (PDF). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 15, 2014. p. 17. Retrieved December 15, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Best of 2014: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Billboard Country Update for December 14, 2015" (PDF). Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 14, 2015. p. 7. Retrieved December 15, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Best of 2015: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2015. Retrieved December 9, 2015.