Who I Am with You

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"Who I Am with You"
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Single by Chris Young
from the album A.M.
Released January 20, 2014 (2014-01-20)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013
Genre Country
Length 3:11
Label RCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) James Stroud
Chris Young singles chronology
"Aw Naw"
(2013)
"Who I Am with You"
(2014)
"Lonely Eyes"
(2014)
"Aw Naw"
(2013)
"Who I Am with You"
(2014)
"Lonely Eyes"
(2014)

"Who I Am with You" is a song written by Marv Green, Paul Jenkins and Jason Sellers[1] and recorded by American country music artist Chris Young. It was released in January 2014 as the second single from his fourth studio album, A.M..[1]

"Who I Am with You" peaked at numbers 2 and 8 on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs charts respectively. It also charted at number 48 on the Hot 100. The song was certified Gold by the RIAA for selling over 500,000 copies in the United States. It received similar chart success in Canada, peaking at number 6 on the Country chart and number 72 on the Canadian Hot 100.

The accompanying music video for the song was directed by Trey Fanjoy.

Reception[edit]

Critical[edit]

The song received a favorable review from Taste of Country, which called it "a subtle change to a formula that’s worked well" and "a stark contrast to more intimate lovers from previous records." The review stated that "Young’s voice adds depth and the necessary hurt to make the early lyrics stick."[2]

Commercial[edit]

"Who I Am with You" debuted at number 60 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of January 25, 2014.[3] It also debuted at number 49 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of October 5, 2013. It peaked at number 2 on the Country Airplay chart dated July 26, 2014, having been blocked from Number One by Joe Nichols' "Yeah". The song was certified Gold by the RIAA on July 18, 2014.[4] As of August 2014, the song has sold 565,000 copies in the United States.[5]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Trey Fanjoy and premiered in March 2014.[6]

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Foster, Ben (January 7, 2014). "Chris Young Releases "Who I Am With You" To Radio; Impacting Soon". Roughstock. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Chris Young, ‘Who I Am With You’ [Listen]". Taste of Country. December 16, 2013. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ Morris, Edward (January 18, 2014). "Florida Georgia Line Own Both Charts This Week". Country Music Television. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "American single certifications – Chris Young – Who I Am with You". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  5. ^ a b Matt Bjorke (August 27, 2014). "The Top 30 Digital Singles – August 27, 2014". Roughstock.  Sales figures given here
  6. ^ "CMT : Videos : Chris Young : Who I Am With You". Country Music Television. Retrieved March 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Chris Young – Chart history" Canadian Hot 100 for Chris Young.
  8. ^ "Chris Young – Chart history" Billboard Canada Country for Chris Young.
  9. ^ "Chris Young – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Chris Young.
  10. ^ "Chris Young – Chart history" Billboard Country Airplay for Chris Young.
  11. ^ "Chris Young – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Chris Young.
  12. ^ "Best of 2014: Country Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Best of 2014: Hot Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014.