Count Me In (song)


Count Me In (song)
"Count Me In"
Single by Deana Carter
from the album Did I Shave My Legs for This?
B-side "Did I Shave My Legs for This?"[1]
Released March 1997
Format CD Single
Genre Country
Length 3:24
Label Capitol Nashville
Writer(s) Deana Carter, Chuck Jones
Producer Chris Farren, Jimmy Bowen, John Guess
Deana Carter singles chronology
"We Danced Anyway"
(1996)
"Count Me In"
(1997)
"How Do I Get There"
(1997)
Music video
"Count Me In" at Veoh.com

"Count Me In" is a song written by Chuck Jones and co-written and recorded by American country artist Deana Carter. It was released in March 1997 as the third single from her debut album, Did I Shave My Legs for This?. It was a Top 10 hit on both the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks and Canadian RPM Country Singles charts.

Contents

Content

The song is a soft love ballad, with the instrumentation starting lightly and building up towards the end with an electric guitar bridge. The song's lyrics speak of a narrator who is telling a lover what she does and doesn't want in her relationship.

If heartaches and tears and shadows of doubt
Are part of the deal, you can count me out
But if you're talking about a game I can win
You can count me in

Music video

A music video was released for "Count Me In", directed by Michael McNamara. In the video, scenes of Carter singing in front of the camera are shot in color. Black and white is used when she is singing on a stage, signing autographs for her fans, and just acting silly for the camera.

Chart performance

Chart (1997) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks 5
Canadian RPM Country Singles 7

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 82. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 

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