Whenever You Come Around

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"Whenever You Come Around"
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Single by Vince Gill
from the album When Love Finds You
B-side "South Side of Dixie"
Released April 11, 1994
Recorded 1993
Genre Country
Length 4:19
Label MCA
Songwriter(s) Vince Gill, Pete Wasner
Producer(s) Tony Brown
Vince Gill singles chronology
"Tryin' to Get Over You"
(1994)
"Whenever You Come Around"
(1994)
"What the Cowgirls Do"
(1994)
"Tryin' to Get Over You"
(1994)
"Whenever You Come Around"
(1994)
"What the Cowgirls Do"
(1994)

"Whenever You Come Around" is a song co-written and recorded by American country artist Vince Gill. It was released in April 1994 as the first single from the album When Love Finds You. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart.[1] It was written by Gill and Pete Wasner. The song was covered by Willie Nelson in 2014 for his Band of Brothers album.

Critical reception[edit]

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably saying that the song is "beautifully written and impeccably performed."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

"Whenever You Come Around" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 16, 1994.

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 72
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 2

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 42
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 135. 
  2. ^ Billboard, April 23, 1994
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2506." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. June 20, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Vince Gill Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Vince Gill Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1994". RPM. December 12, 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Best of 1994: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1994. Retrieved August 4, 2013.