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“Shotgun Rider” by Tim McGraw

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“Shotgun Rider” by Tim McGraw

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“Shotgun Rider” by Tim McGraw


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    “Shotgun Rider” by Tim McGraw (official video) is a country song.

    Song Title: Shotgun Rider (official video)
    Artist: Tim McGraw
    Album: Sundown Heaven Town
    Genre: country
    Composer: Copyright © 2014 Marv Green, Hillary Lindsey, Troy Verges
    Lead Vocals: Tim McGraw
    Producer: Bennett Miller
    Released: 8 September 2014
    Format: digital download
    Label: Big Machine
    Number of listens: 3365
    Current rank: 1877 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 1763 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)

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    Summary quotation from Wikipedia:

    “Shotgun Rider” is a song recorded by American country music artist Tim McGraw. It was released on September 8, 2014 as the third single from his second studio album for Big Machine Records, Sundown Heaven Town. The song was written by Marv Green, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges.

    McGraw previously recorded a different song of the same name on his 2007 album for Curb Records Let It Go.

Critical reception

    Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave “Shotgun Rider” a favorable review, writing that “the song is an example of how the singer, producer and songwriter all need to come together to create beautiful music.” Chuck Dauphin of Billboard called it “the perfect mix of old-school McGraw with some stirring steel guitar work and a few new sounds with some nifty guitar riffs.” Kurt Wolff of called it “a midtempo song with a cool, confident melody that feels tailor-made for a road-trip mixtape.”

Music video

    The music video was directed by Bennett Miller and premiered in October 2014.

Chart performance

    “Shotgun Rider” debuted at number 51 on the U.S. Billboard Country Airplay chart for the week of September 20, 2014. It also debuted at number 25 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of October 4, 2014. The song has sold 260,000 copies in the US as of November 2014.

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