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Somewhere Other Than the Night


Somewhere Other Than the Night

"Somewhere Other Than the Night"
B-side "Mr. Right"
Released October 12, 1992
Format CD Single, 7" single
Genre Country
Length 3:12
Label Liberty 57824
Writer(s) Kent Blazy, Garth Brooks
Producer Allen Reynolds
Garth Brooks singles chronology

"We Shall Be Free"
"Somewhere Other Than the Night"
"Learning to Live Again"

"Somewhere Other Than the Night" is the title of a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Garth Brooks that reached the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) chart. It was released in October 1992 as the second single from his album The Chase and his fifteenth overall. The song was written by Brooks and Kent Blazy.

Critical reception

Deborah Evans Price, of Billboard magazine reviewed the song favorably, calling it "a ballad to behold." She goes on to say that Brooks "powerfully and dramatically delivers a glimpse into one relationship and sets it out as an example."[1]

Chart performance

The song debuted at number 69 on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart dated October 17, 1992. It charted for twenty weeks, and reached number one on the chart dated January 16, 1993, where it remained for one week, giving Brooks his tenth Billboard Number One on that chart.


Chart (1992-1993) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[2] 1
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 1

Year-end charts

Chart (1993) Position
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[4] 36
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 75
Preceded by
"Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away"
by Vince Gill
Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks
number-one single

January 16, 1993
Succeeded by
"Look Heart, No Hands"
by Randy Travis
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

January 30, 1993


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