The More I Drink

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"The More I Drink"
Single by Blake Shelton
from the album Pure BS
Released July 3, 2007
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:37
Label Warner Bros. Nashville
Writer(s) David Lee Murphy, Chris DuBois, Dave Turnbull
Producer(s) Brent Rowan
Blake Shelton singles chronology
"Don't Make Me"
"The More I Drink"

"The More I Drink" is a song recorded by American country music singer Blake Shelton. It was released in July 2007 as the second single from his album Pure BS. It was written by David Lee Murphy, Chris DuBois and Dave Turnbull.

Critical reception[edit]

Ken Tucker, of Billboard magazine in his review of the album, called the song "a honky-tonk, piano-laden ball of fun"[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Roman White and premiered in mid-2007.

Chart performance[edit]

This song debuted at number 57 on the Hot Country Songs chart dated July 7, 2007. It spent 27 weeks on that chart, and peaked at number 19 on the chart dated December 15, 2007. After falling to number 20 the next week, the song climbed back to number 19 on the chart dated December 29, 2007. It also peaked at number 2 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.

Chart (2007) Peak
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[2] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 19


  1. ^ Billboard, May 5, 2007
  2. ^ "Blake Shelton – Chart history" Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 for Blake Shelton. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  3. ^ "Blake Shelton – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Blake Shelton. Retrieved January 29, 2011.