She Was

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"She Was"
Mark Chesnutt She Was single.png
Single by Mark Chesnutt
from the album Mark Chesnutt
ReleasedFebruary 4, 2002
RecordedJanuary 2002
Genre Country
Length3:21
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Jimmy Melton
Neal Coty
Producer(s) Billy Joe Walker, Jr.
Mark Chesnutt singles chronology
"Lost in the Feeling"
(2000)
"She Was"
(2002)
"I Want My Baby Back"
(2002)

"She Was" is a song written by Jimmy Melton and Neal Coty, and recorded by American country music singer Mark Chesnutt. It was released in February 2002 as the lead-off single from his self-titled album. It peaked at number 11 on the United States country music charts, and number 62 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. [1]

Contents

Content

The song describes a girl who is asked if she's sure that her lover is the one, and she was. It then describes the life of the same woman who knew what she wanted and did it. Throughout the song, it is revealed that the narrator is a child of the mother.

Music video

The music video was directed by Eric Welch and premiered in early 2002.

Chart performance

"She Was" debuted at number 51 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the chart week of February 9, 2002. This was Mark's final top twenty hit.

Chart (2002)Peak
position
US Hot Country Songs ( Billboard ) [2] 11
US Billboard Hot 100 [3] 62

Year-end charts

Chart (2002)Position
US Country Songs ( Billboard ) [4] 46

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References

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