Live Like You Were Dying

Live Like You Were Dying

Infobox Album |
Name = Live Like You Were Dying
Type = studio
Artist = Tim McGraw

Released = August 24, 2004
Genre = country
Length =
Label = Curb
Producer = Byron Gallimore
Tim McGraw
Darran Smith
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [ link]
Last album = "Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors"
This album = "Live Like You Were Dying"
Next album = ""

"Live Like You Were Dying" is the 9th studio album by country music superstar Tim McGraw. McGraw's 9th CD, "Live Like You Were Dying" debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 with sales of 766,000 copies in its first week. The album has gone on to sell 3,751,602 copies and has been certified 4X Platinum by the RIAA. The album was nominated for 2 Grammys in 2005 for Best Country Vocal Performance - Male and Best Country Album.

The album included number one hits "Live Like You Were Dying", "Back When", "Drugs or Jesus", "Do You Want Fries With That", and "My Old Friend". One of the most noted songs is "Live Like You Were Dying" itself, the story of a man with a deadly disease who finds he has little time to live (the music video for the song prominently featured McGraw's father, former baseball player Tug McGraw, who had recently died of brain cancer) "Live Like You Were Dying" was the #1 country music song of 2004.

The first track on the album, "How Bad Do You Want It", was featured as the theme song to CMT's Trick My Truck.

Track listing

# "How Bad Do You Want It" (Jim Collins, Bill Luther) - 3:44
# "My Old Friend" (Craig Wiseman, Steve McEwan) - 3:37
# "Can't Tell Me Nothin'" (Steve Bogard, Rick Giles) - 3:08
# "Old Town New" (Bruce Robison, Darrell Scott) - 5:00
# "Live Like You Were Dying" (Wiseman, Tim Nichols) - 4:58
# "Drugs or Jesus" (Brett James, Chris Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, Troy Verges) - 4:39
# "Back When" (Jeff Stevens, Stan Lynch, Stephony Smith) - 4:59
# "Something's Broken" (Casey Beathard, Kevin Horne) - 3:42
# "Open Season on My Heart" (Rodney Crowell, James T. Slater) - 3:39
# "Everybody Hates Me" (Beathard, Ed Hill) - 3:28
# "Walk Like a Man" (Tommy Douglas) - 3:35
# "Blank Sheet of Paper" (Don Schlitz, Brad Warren) - 4:07
# "Just Be Your Tear" (Wiseman, Tony Mullins) - 4:47
# "Do You Want Fries With That" (Beathard, Kerry Kurt Phillips) - 3:59
# "Kill Myself" (Bob DiPiero, Anthony Smith, Bobby Terry) - 3:07
# "We Carry On" (James T. Slater, Douglas) - 4:12


The album's title track first single from the album. The song peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Hot Country chart (a position that it held for seven weeks) and number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song won a Grammy Award for best Best Country Vocal Performance - Male. Following this were "Back When" (also a #1 on Hot Country Songs), "Drugs or Jesus" (which, at a #14 peak, became McGraw's first single since 1993 not to reach the country Top 10), "Do You Want Fries with That" (#5), and finally "My Old Friend" (#6).

Chart positions

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