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Lady Antebellum (album)

Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum
Released April 15, 2008 (2008-04-15)
Genre Country
Length 42:44
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Victoria Shaw
Paul Worley
Lady Antebellum chronology

Lady Antebellum
(2008)
Need You Now
(2010)
Singles from Lady Antebellum
  1. "Love Don't Live Here"
    Released: October 2, 2007
  2. "Lookin' for a Good Time"
    Released: June 9, 2008
  3. "I Run to You"
    Released: January 26, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Country Weekly 4/5 stars[2]
Country Standard Time favorable[3]
Slant 3/5 stars[4]
About.com 4.5/5 stars[5]

Lady Antebellum is the self-titled debut album by the American country music trio Lady Antebellum. It was released on April 15, 2008. Its lead-off single, "Love Don't Live Here" was released in late 2007 and entered Top 5 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in May 2008. A second single, "Lookin' for a Good Time", was issued in June 2008, and peaked at number 11. "I Run to You" followed as the third single from the album in January 2009, and became the group's first number-one single on the Hot Country Songs chart in July 2009.

The album has debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, the first debut by a country group to achieve this. It also reached number 4 on the overall Billboard Top 200 charts.[6] It has also received a nomination for Album of the Year on the 2010 Academy of Country Music Awards.

Track listing

No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Love Don't Live Here"  Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood 3:50
2. "Lookin' for a Good Time"  Scott, Kelley, Haywood, Keith Follesé 3:07
3. "All We'd Ever Need"  Scott, Kelley, Haywood 4:40
4. "Long Gone"  Victoria Shaw, Scott, K. Follesé, Adrienne Follesé 3:34
5. "I Run to You"  Scott, Kelley, Haywood, Tom Douglas 4:16
6. "Love's Lookin' Good on You"  Shaw, Jason Deere, Matt Lopez 3:21
7. "Home is Where the Heart Is"  Scott, Kelley, Haywood, Shaw 3:45
8. "Things People Say"  Kelley, Haywood 3:50
9. "Slow Down Sister"  Kelley, Haywood, Shaw, Jason "Slim" Gambill 3:06
10. "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"  Scott, Kelley, Haywood 4:45
11. "One Day You Will"  Scott, Kelley, Haywood, Clay Mills 4:30
Total length:
42:44

Chart performance

The album debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and at number 1 on the Top Country Albums Chart, after selling 47,000 copies during its first official week of release, and making Lady Antebellum the first country group to have their debut album enter the Top Country Albums at number 1. It has been certified double platinum by the RIAA for U.S. shipments of 2,000,000 copies. As of the chart dated January 8, 2011, the album has sold 1,826,368 copies in the US.[7]

Chart (2008–2009) Peak
position

End of year charts

Chart (2010) Position
US Billboard 200[8] 25
US Billboard Top Country Albums[9] 6

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US CAN
2007 "Love Don't Live Here" 3 53 69
2008 "Lookin' for a Good Time" 11 67
2009 "I Run to You" 1 27 54

Certifications

Personnel

As listed in liner notes.[10]

Lady Antebellum

Additional musicians

Strings performed by the Nashville String Machine; conducted and arranged by Kris Wilkinson.

References

External links

  • Information on album from Lady Antebellum official website
Preceded by
Troubadour by George Strait
Top Country Albums number-one album
May 3, 2008
Succeeded by
Troubadour by George Strait
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