What Kinda Gone

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"What Kinda Gone"
Single by Chris Cagle
from the album My Life's Been a Country Song
Released July 23, 2007 (2007-07-23)
Format CD single
music download
Genre Country
Length 3:03
Label Capitol Nashville
Writer(s) Dave Berg
Candyce Cameron
Chip Davis
Producer(s) Chris Cagle
Scott Hendricks
Chris Cagle singles chronology
"Anywhere but Here"
"What Kinda Gone"
"No Love Songs"

"What Kinda Gone" is a song recorded by American country music singer Chris Cagle. It was released in July 2007 as the first single from his album My Life's Been a Country Song, which was released in early 2008. Having reached a peak position of number 3 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in April 2008, it became Cagle's first Top 10 single since 2003's "Chicks Dig It", his eleventh chart single overall, and his final Top 10 country single. It was written by Dave Berg, Candyce Cameron and Chip Davis.


The narrator's significant other tells him she’s gone, but he wonders what kind of "gone" she is talking about and he proceeds to list off the various meanings of the word.

Critical reception[edit]

Kevin John Coyne of Country Universe gave the song an American B+ grade saying that song is "packed with personality" and that he was "smiling from the first verse".[1]

Chart performance[edit]

"What Kinda Gone" debuted at number 58 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs for the week of August 4, 2007.

Chart (2007–08) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 3
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 54
US Billboard Pop 100 96
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[4] 69

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 14


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