When the Sun Goes Down (Kenny Chesney album)

When the Sun Goes Down is the seventh studio album by American country music artist Kenny Chesney. It was released on February 3, 2004 via BNA Records. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling over 550,000 copies in its first week.[11]

When the Sun Goes Down
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 3, 2004
Recorded2003-2004
GenreCountry
Length45:13
LabelBNA
ProducerBuddy Cannon
Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney chronology
All I Want for Christmas Is a Real Good Tan
(2003)
When the Sun Goes Down
(2004)
Be as You Are (Songs from an Old Blue Chair)
(2005)
Singles from When the Sun Goes Down
  1. "There Goes My Life"
    Released: October 20, 2003
  2. "When the Sun Goes Down"
    Released: February 2, 2004
  3. "I Go Back"
    Released: May 3, 2004
  4. "The Woman with You"
    Released: August 31, 2004
  5. "Anything but Mine"
    Released: January 3, 2005
  6. "Keg in the Closet"
    Released: May 9, 2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(67/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com5/5 stars[2]
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[3]
BBC Music(positive)[4]
Billboard(positive)[5]
Blender1.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune(unfavorable)[6]
Entertainment WeeklyC+[7]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[1][8]
Robert Christgau(dud)[9]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[10]

The album produced six singles with "There Goes My Life", the title track (a duet with Uncle Kracker), "I Go Back", "The Woman with You", "Anything but Mine", and "Keg in the Closet" all of which charted in the Top 10 on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. "There Goes My Life", the title track, and "Anything but Mine" all reached number one, "I Go Back" and "The Woman with You" both peaked at number 2, and "Keg in the Closet" went to number 6. The title track is also Uncle Kracker's first country chart entry.

Also included on this album is the song "Some People Change", which was later recorded by American country music duo Montgomery Gentry as the title track to their 2006 album of the same name. Their version was released as a single and became a Top 10 hit for them that year.

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."There Goes My Life"Neil Thrasher, Wendell Mobley5:02
2."I Go Back"Kenny Chesney4:03
3."When the Sun Goes Down" (duet with Uncle Kracker)Brett James4:50
4."The Woman with You"Craig Wiseman, David Frasier4:31
5."Some People Change"Thrasher, Jason Sellers, Michael Dulaney3:27
6."Anything But Mine"Scooter Carusoe5:25
7."Keg in the Closet"Chesney, James3:32
8."When I Think About Leaving"Tim Johnson, Rory Lee Feek, Paul Overstreet4:39
9."Being Drunk's a Lot Like Loving You"Skip Ewing, Chesney3:33
10."Outta Here"Ewing, Chesney2:47
11."Old Blue Chair"Chesney3:24
Total length:45:13

PersonnelEdit

As listed in liner notes.[12]

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[17] 4× Platinum 4,000,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Critic Reviews for When The Sun Goes Down". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  2. ^ Fabian, Shelly. "Kenny Chesney - 'When the Sun Goes Down'". About.com. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  3. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "When the Sun Goes Down - Kenny Chesney". Allmusic.
  4. ^ Keogh, Sue (2004-02-12). "Review of Kenny Chesney - When the Sun Goes Down". BBC Music. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  5. ^ "Kenny Chesney: When the Sun Goes Down". Billboard. January 31, 2004. Archived from the original on 2004-05-05. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  6. ^ Cohen, Howard (2004-02-20). "Kenny Chesney When the Sun Goes Down". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  7. ^ Havighurst, Craig (2004-02-06). "When the Sun Goes Down Review". Entertainment Weekly: 140. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  8. ^ Lewis, Randy (2004-04-30). "Cd Reviews (Kenny Chesney: When the Sun Goes Down (BNA)". Los Angeles Times (Sun-Sentinel). Retrieved 2013-04-10. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  9. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Kenny Chesney". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  10. ^ Hunter, Jim (2004-05-04). "When The Sun Goes Down". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2013-04-10.
  11. ^ Todd Martens, "Chesney's 'Sun' Rises To Top The Billboard 200", Billboard.com, February 11, 2004.
  12. ^ When the Sun Goes Down (Media notes). Kenny Chesney. BNA Records. 2004. BNA82876-56609-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  13. ^ "American single certifications – Kenny Chesney – There Goes My Life". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  14. ^ "American single certifications – Kenny Chesney – When the Sun Goes Down". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  15. ^ "American single certifications – Kenny Chesney – I Go Back". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  16. ^ "American single certifications – Kenny Chesney – Anything but Mine". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  17. ^ "American album certifications – Kenny Chesney – When the Sun Goes Down". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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