Throw Down (album)

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Throw Down
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Studio album by Tim Hicks
Released August 27, 2013 (2013-08-27)
Genre Country
Length38:36
Label RGK/Open Road
Producer Jeff Coplan
Tim Hicks chronology
Throw Down
(2013)
5:01
(2014)
Singles from Throw Down
  1. "Get By"
    Released: December 2012
  2. "Hell Raisin' Good Time"
    Released: May 2013
  3. "Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing"
    Released: September 2013
  4. "Got a Feeling"
    Released: January 2014
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Top CountryStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [1]

Throw Down is the debut studio album by Canadian country music artist Tim Hicks. It was released on August 27, 2013 via RGK Entertainment Group/Open Road Recordings. [2] It debuted at number 16 on the Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for the week of September 14, 2013. [3]

Country music, also known as country and western, and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music and blues.

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Open Road Recordings, a division of RGK Entertainment Group Ltd., is a Canadian country music record label established by Ron Kitchener in 2003 and distributed through Universal Music Canada.

Contents

Throw Down was nominated for Country Album of the Year at the 2014 Juno Awards. [4]

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Critical reception

Kayla Tinson of Top Country gave the album four stars out of five, writing that it is "aptly named, packed full of fun-inducing party songs you’ll want to listen to again and again." [1]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hell Raisin' Good Time"Jeff Coplan, Tim Hicks, Casey Marshall, Neil Sanderson 3:04
2."Get By"Shawn Hamm, Hicks, Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Marshall, Sanderson3:12
3."Just Add Water"Coplan, Hicks3:12
4."Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing"Jaron Boyer, Ben Stennis3:17
5."Got a Feeling" (featuring Blackjack Billy)Noll Billings, Coplan, Hicks3:16
6."Long Way Jose"Larry Haack, Hicks3:16
7."Stronger Beer"Coplan, Hicks3:03
8."Sure Ain't Tough Tonight"Coplan, Hicks3:22
9."Nothing On You and Me"Coplan, Hicks, Marshall, Sanderson3:10
10."Greasy John Deere Cap"Rob Harris, Greg Johnson2:45
11."Can't Get Enough"Hicks, Jason Matthews, Steve Pasch3:18
12."Cheers to You" Jason Blaine, Coplan, Hicks3:41
Total length:38:36

Chart performance

Album

Chart (2013)Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard) [5] 16

Singles

YearSinglePeak chart
positions
CAN Country
[6]
CAN
[7]
2012"Get By"957
2013"Hell Raisin' Good Time"959
"Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing"894
2014"Got a Feeling"1462

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References

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  2. "Tim Hicks "Throw Down" Out Today". Top Country. August 27, 2013. Retrieved September 11, 2013.
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