X (Trace Adkins album)
|Studio album by Trace Adkins|
|Released||November 25, 2008|
|Trace Adkins chronology|
|Singles from X|
X is the tenth studio album by American country music artist Trace Adkins. The album's name is the Roman numeral for ten, as counting his two Greatest Hits packages it is his tenth album overall. X was released November 25, 2008 on Capitol Records Nashville. The album includes the singles "Muddy Water", "Marry for Money", and "All I Ask For Anymore", all of which have charted in the Top 40 on Hot Country Songs, with the latter two becoming Top 20 hits.
"Muddy Water" debuted at No. 45 on Billboard Hot Country Songs dated for the week of August 23, 2008. It spent eighteen weeks on the chart, peaking at No. 22 on the week of December 6, 2008 and holding that position for three weeks. The music video was directed by Trey Fanjoy.
"Marry for Money"
"Marry for Money" is the album's second single release. The song debuted at No. 47 on U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart the week of January 17, 2009. It spent seventeen weeks on the chart, reaching a peak of No. 14 on the week of April 11, 2009.
"All I Ask For Anymore"
After Adkins performed "'Til the Last Shot's Fired" live at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2009, the song received unsolicited airplay which brought it to No. 50 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart while "Marry for Money" was charting. It also peaked at No. 5 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100.
"I Can't Outrun You" was not released as a single, although it received a music video treatment. It was later covered by Thompson Square on their 2013 album Just Feels Good, whose version was released to country radio on June 23, 2014, and reached a peak of number 52 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.
|1.||"Sweet"||Kelly Garrett, Kendal Marvel, Tim Owens||3:07|
|2.||"Happy to Be Here"||Patrick Jason Matthews, Jim McCormick, Mike Mobley||3:15|
|3.||"All I Ask For Anymore"||Casey Beathard, Tim James||3:57|
|4.||"Let's Do That Again"||Jim Beavers, Chris DuBois, Chris Stapleton||3:41|
|5.||"Hauling One Thing"||Monty Criswell, Tim Mensy||3:34|
|6.||"Better Than I Thought It'd Be"||Jay Knowles, Marvel||3:41|
|7.||"Marry for Money"||Jimmy Melton, Dave Turnbull||3:04|
|8.||"Til the Last Shot's Fired"||Rob Crosby, Doug Johnson||4:59|
|9.||"I Can't Outrun You"||Ben Glover, Kyle Jacobs, Joe Leathers||3:36|
|10.||"Hillbilly Rich"||David Frasier, David Lee, Johnny Park||3:31|
|11.||"Sometimes a Man Takes a Drink"||Larry Cordle, Amanda Martin||4:44|
|12.||"Muddy Water"||Criswell, Rick Huckaby||3:55|
|13.||"In Color"||Jamey Johnson, Lee Thomas Miller, James Otto||4:04|
- Trace Adkins- lead vocals
- Pat Bergeson- acoustic guitar
- Mike Brignardello- bass guitar
- Jim "Moose" Brown- clavinet, Hammond B-3 organ, keyboards, piano
- Pat Buchanan- baritone guitar, electric guitar, harp
- John Catchings- cello
- J.T. Corenflos- baritone guitar, electric guitar
- Eric Darken- percussion
- Shannon Forrest- drums
- Paul Franklin- steel guitar
- Kenny Greenberg- baritone guitar, electric guitar
- Aubrey Haynie- fiddle, mandolin
- Wes Hightower- background vocals
- John Hobbs- conductor, string arrangements
- Dann Huff- electric guitar
- Ben Issacs- background vocals
- Sonya Issacs- background vocals
- Mike Johnson- dobro, steel guitar
- Love Sponge String Quartet- strings
- B. James Lowry- acoustic guitar
- Greg Morrow- drums
- Gordon Mote- Hammond B-3 organ, piano
- Frank Rogers- banjo, electric guitar
- Bryan Sutton- banjo, acoustic guitar, national steel guitar
- Ilya Toshinsky- banjo
- West Point Cadet Glee Club- background vocals
|U.S. Billboard 200||32|
|U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums||7|
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions|
|2009||"Marry for Money"||14||98||84|
|"All I Ask For Anymore"||14||95||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart|
Other charted songs
|2009||"'Til the Last Shot's Fired"||50||105|
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