That's the Truth

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That's the Truth
Studio album by Paul Brandt
Released July 13, 1999
Genre Country
Length 39:24
Label Reprise
Producer Chris Farren
Paul Brandt chronology
A Paul Brandt Christmas: Shall I Play for You?
That's the Truth
What I Want to Be Remembered For
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

That's the Truth is the third studio album by Canadian country music singer Paul Brandt. The album has been certified Gold by the CRIA. Four singles — "That's the Truth", "It's a Beautiful Thing", "That Hurts", and "The Sycamore Tree" — were released from the album, all but "That Hurts" charted on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks charts, where they reached numbers 1, 13, and 7, respectively. In addition, only "It's a Beautiful Thing" charted in the Top 40 in the U.S.

"It's a Beautiful Thing" was later recorded as "Love is a Beautiful Thing" by Phil Vassar in 2008, who released it as a single. Deana Carter as well as Brandt's wife Liz sang background vocals on several tracks of this album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "That's the Truth" (Paul Brandt, Chris Farren) - 4:38
  2. "It's a Beautiful Thing" (Jeffrey Steele, Craig Wiseman) - 4:27
  3. "That Hurts" (Gary Burr, Gerry House) - 3:51
  4. "There's a World Out There" (Kent Blazy, Skip Ewing) - 3:42
  5. "The Sycamore Tree" (Brandt, Steve Rosen) - 5:19
  6. "A Love That Strong" (Reed Nielsen, Steele) - 3:41
  7. "Add 'Em All Up" (Rick Bowles, Brandt, Farren) - 2:46
  8. "Scrap Piece of Paper" (Lona Heid, Ryan Reynolds) - 4:00
  9. "Really and Truly" (Kent Robbins, Will Robinson, Paul Williams) - 3:33
  10. "Let's Live it Up" (Brian Setzer) - 3:23


As listed in liner notes.[2]


Strings arranged by Ron Huff and performed by the Nashville String Machine (Carl Gorodetxky, conductor).

Additional background vocals[edit]

  • Liz Brandt
  • Paul Brandt
  • Tim Buppert
  • Deana Carter
  • LeAnn Phelan
  • Marty Slayton
  • Harry Stinson
  • Veritas (Directed by Fred Vaughn)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Albums 1
Canadian RPM Top Albums 20
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 56

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ That's the Truth (CD). Paul Brandt. Reprise Records. 1999. 47319-2. 
Preceded by
Come on Over
by Shania Twain
RPM Country Albums number-one album
July 5–11, 1999
Succeeded by
Come on Over
by Shania Twain