Everybody (Chris Janson album)

Everybody is the second studio album by American country music artist Chris Janson. It was released on September 22, 2017 via Warner Bros. Records. It includes the singles "Fix a Drink" and "Drunk Girl."

Everybody
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 22, 2017 (2017-09-22)
GenreCountry
Length37:27
LabelWarner Bros. Nashville
Producer
Chris Janson chronology
Buy Me a Boat
(2015)
Everybody
(2017)
Real Friends
(2019)
Singles from Everybody
  1. "Fix a Drink"
    Released: May 22, 2017
  2. "Drunk Girl"
    Released: December 11, 2017

Critical receptionEdit

Rating it 3.5 out of 5 stars, Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic wrote that "He delivers these (mostly) sweet songs with a grin and the hooks aren't pushed, they roll easy, and these two qualities turn Everybody into a sunny, appealing album."[1]

Commercial performanceEdit

Everybody debuted at No. 7 on Billboard's Top Country Albums, selling 8,000 copies in pure sales (11,000 units including streams and track sales).[2] The album has sold 46,600 copies in the United States as of January 2019.[3]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)[4]Length
1."Who's Your Farmer"
  • Janson
  • Buddy Owens
  • Mitch Oglesby
Scott Hendricks2:50
2."Everybody"Janson2:52
3."Name on It"Hendricks2:43
4."Eyes for Nobody"Hendricks3:37
5."Fix a Drink"
  • Janson
  • DuBois
  • Gorley
3:09
6."Out There"
  • Janson
  • Corey Crowder
Hendricks2:59
7."Little Bit of Both"
  • Hendricks
  • Wiseman
3:14
8."Our World"
Hendricks3:04
9."Bein' a Dad"
Hendricks3:47
10."When You Like Me"
  • Janson
  • Beathard
  • Kelly Roland
Hendricks2:57
11."Redneck Life"
  • Janson
  • Oglesby
  • Janson
  • Hendricks
2:48
12."Drunk Girl"
  • Janson
  • Scooter Carusoe
  • Douglas
Hendricks3:27

PersonnelEdit

Adapted from Everybody liner notes.[4]

MusiciansEdit

  • Roy Agee - trombone (7)
  • Brent Anderson - acoustic guitar (5), banjo (5), background vocals (5)
  • Joeie Canaday - bass guitar (11)
  • Jeff Coffin - saxophone (7)
  • Perry Coleman - background vocals (1, 3, 4, 6-10, 12)
  • Paul DiGiavonni - programming (3, 4, 6, 8, 10), electric guitar (3, 4, 6, 8, 10)
  • David Dorn - synthesizer (5), Hammond B-3 organ (5)
  • Lee Hendricks - bass guitar (2)
  • Steve Herrman - trumpet (7)
  • Jim Horn - saxophone (7)
  • Chris Janson - harmonica (7), lead vocals (all tracks)
  • Doug Kahan - bass guitar (7)
  • Troy Lancaster - electric guitar (7)
  • Tim Lauer - keyboards (7)
  • Tony Lucido - bass guitar (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12)
  • Rob McNelley - electric guitar (7)
  • Gordon Mote - keyboards (1, 9, 12), synthesized strings (1, 9, 12)
  • Justin Ostrander - electric guitar (1-6, 8, 12)
  • Russ Pahl - steel guitar (1, 3, 4, 6, 8-12)
  • Danny Parks - acoustic guitar (7)
  • Ben Phillips - drums (2, 5, 11), programming (2, 5)
  • Jeff Roach - keyboards (1-4, 6, 8-12), synthesizer (5), programming (5)
  • Jason Kyle Saetveit - background vocals (2, 11)
  • Adam Shoenfeld - electric guitar (3, 4, 6, 8, 10)
  • Ilya Toshinsky - acoustic guitar (1-4, 6, 8, 12), electric guitar (1, 9, 12), mandolin (2)
  • Craig Wiseman - acoustic guitar (7), electric guitar (7), banjo (7)
  • Nir Z - drums (1, 3, 4, 6-10, 12), percussion (1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12), programming (1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12)

TechnicalEdit

All tracks except 2, 5, 7, 11
  • Jeff Balding - recording
  • Dave Cook - mixing assistant
  • Matt Coles - production assistant
  • Scott Hendricks - producer, recording, digital editing
  • Jeff Juliano - mixing
  • Brian David Willis - digital editing
  • Nir Z - digital editing
On "Everybody"
  • Chris Janson - producer
  • Justin Ostrander - recording
  • Ben Phillips - recording, digital editing, mixing
  • Jason Kyle Saetveit - recording
On "Fix a Drink"
  • Brent Anderson - producer
  • Jeff Balding - recording
  • Matt Coles - recording assistant
  • Chris DuBois - producer
  • Ben Phillips - recording, mixing, digital editing
  • Dan Shike - mastering
  • Lance "McGee" Van Dyke - recording assistant
On "Little Bit of Both"
  • Jeff Balding - recording
  • Dave Cook - mixing assistant
  • Jim Cooley - recording
  • Justin Francis - recording assistant
  • Scott Hendricks - producer, recording, digital editing
  • Jeff Juliano - mixing
  • Craig Wiseman - producer
  • Brian David Willis - digital editing
On "Redneck Life"
  • Dave Cook - mixing assistant
  • Scott Hendricks - producer, recording
  • Chris Janson - producer
  • Jeff Juliano - mixing
  • Ben Phillips - recording, digital editing
  • Jason Kyle Saetveit - recording, digital editing
  • Chris Utley - recording
  • Brian David Willis - digital editing
All tracks
  • Scott Johnson - production assistant
  • Andrew Mendelson - mastering

ChartsEdit

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 53
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[6] 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Everybody". Allmusic. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
  2. ^ Asker, Jim (October 3, 2017). "'Pretty' Good: Kenny Chesney Scores 28th Country Airplay No. 1; Midland, Home Free And Chris Janson Make Top 10 Debuts On Country Albums". Billboard.
  3. ^ Bjorke, Matt (January 7, 2019). "Top 10 Country Albums: January 7, 2019". Roughstock. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Everybody (CD booklet). Chris Janson. Warner Bros. Records Nashville. 2017. 563377-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  5. ^ "Chris Janson Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 3, 2017.
  6. ^ "Chris Janson Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 3, 2017.