Unbelievable (Diamond Rio song)
|Single by Diamond Rio|
|from the album Unbelievable|
|Released||October 19, 1998|
|Format||CD single, 7" single|
|Label||Arista Nashville 13138|
|Diamond Rio singles chronology|
"Unbelievable" is a song written by Jeffrey Steele and Al Anderson, and recorded by American country music band Diamond Rio. It was released in October 1998 as the second single and title track from their album also titled Unbelievable.
The song was Diamond Rio's 21st single on the country music charts, and their first entry on the Billboard Hot 100.
Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably saying that the lyric is fun and the track "sparkles with the band's musicianship, from the frisky piano to the infectious guitar work." She also says that "one has to admire lead vocalist Marty Roe's ability to deliver the rapid-fire chorus without missing a syllable.
The music video was directed by Deaton Flanigen and premiered on September 10, 1998 on CMT.
"Unbelievable" debuted at number 51 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of October 31, 1998.
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Billboard Hot 100||36|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||2|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||26|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||10|
- On his 1999 album Juddmental, country music parodist Cledus T. Judd parodied the song as "She's Inflatable" (referring to an inflatable sex doll).
- Billboard, October 24, 1998
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 7490." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. February 15, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
- "Diamond Rio – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Diamond Rio.
- "Diamond Rio – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Diamond Rio.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1999". RPM. December 13, 1999. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
- "Best of 1999: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1999. Retrieved August 25, 2012.
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