Wrapped (Bruce Robison song)

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Single by George Strait
from the album It Just Comes Natural
ReleasedMarch 19, 2007
FormatCD Single
LabelMCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Bruce Robison
Producer(s)George Strait, Tony Brown
George Strait singles chronology
"It Just Comes Natural"
"How 'bout Them Cowgirls"

"Wrapped" is a song written by Bruce Robison. First recorded on his 1998 album Wrapped, then by Kelly Willis on her 1998 album What I Deserve, it was later covered by American country-music artist George Strait on his 2006 album It Just Comes Natural. It was released on March 19, 2007 as the album's third single; Strait's version of the song was a Top 5 country hit, reaching number 2 on the Billboard country charts.


"Wrapped" is a mid-tempo where the narrator explains his inability to stop thinking about a lover who has left.

This is the second single of George Strait's career that was written and originally recorded by Bruce Robison. The first such single was Robison's "Desperately", also a cut from his album Wrapped, that Strait covered on his 2003 album Honkytonkville.

Critical reception[edit]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic cited the song as a standout track on It Just Comes Natural, saying that the song was "laid-back" and that Strait's backing band sounded "natural" on the track.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 71
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[4] 63

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 21

Other versions[edit]

The song has been covered by the following musicians.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "It Just Comes Natural review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-06-04.
  2. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "George Strait Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Best of 2007: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2007. Retrieved July 11, 2012.