Alibis (song)

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Alibis single.jpg
Single by Tracy Lawrence
from the album Alibis
B-side"Somebody Paints the Wall"
ReleasedFebruary 11, 1993[1]
FormatCD single, Cassette single, 7" single
LabelAtlantic 87372
Songwriter(s)Randy Boudreaux
Producer(s)James Stroud
Tracy Lawrence singles chronology
"Somebody Paints the Wall"
"Can't Break It to My Heart"

"Alibis" is a song written by Randy Boudreaux, and recorded by American country music artist Tracy Lawrence. It was released on February 11, 1993, as the lead single and title track from his album Alibis. The song became Lawrence's second number one country hit in 1993 on the US Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Marc Ball and premiered in early 1993. In the music video, Mariner High School in Cape Coral, Florida, was the school shot in the footage.

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted at number 64 on the Hot Country Songs chart dated February 20, 1993. It charted for 20 weeks on that chart, and reached Number One on the chart dated May 1, 1993, staying there for two weeks.[2]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 72
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Rank
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[6] 23
US Country Songs (Billboard)[7] 14


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  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 1790." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. May 22, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Tracy Lawrence Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Tracy Lawrence Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1993". RPM. December 18, 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.
  7. ^ "Best of 1993: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1993. Retrieved August 5, 2013.