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Freedom is the second studio album by country music singer Andy Griggs. Released in 2002 on RCA Records Nashville, it features the singles "How Cool Is That", "Tonight I Wanna Be Your Man", and "Practice Life", a duet with Martina McBride; respectively, these reached No. 22, No. 7, and No. 33 on the Hot Country Songs chart in 2002.

Freedom
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Studio album by
ReleasedMay 28, 2002
Recorded2001-2 at Emerald Studios and Starstruck Studios, Nashville, TN
GenreCountry
Length49:28
LabelRCA Nashville
ProducerDavid Malloy
Andy Griggs chronology
You Won't Ever Be Lonely
(1999)
Freedom
(2002)
This I Gotta See
(2004)
Singles from Freedom
  1. "How Cool Is That"
    Released: 2001
  2. "Tonight I Wanna Be Your Man"
    Released: January 21, 2002
  3. "Practice Life"
    Released: 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Contents

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Freedom"Zack Turner, Lonnie Wilson, Andy Griggs3:42
2."The Road to Lasting Love"Michael Lunn, Kent Agee3:39
3."Practice Life" (with guest vocalist Martina McBride)A. Griggs, Brett James4:13
4."Always"Kris Bergsnes, Jess Leary4:15
5."Custom Made"David Malloy, David Lee Murphy, A. Griggs3:30
6."A Hundred Miles of Bad Road" (with Tom Keifer)Tom Keifer, A. Griggs, Savannah Snow3:36
7."How Cool Is That"Neil Thrasher, Wendell Mobley, A. Griggs3:12
8."I've Learned"Angela Lauer, Tom Douglas4:11
9."Tonight I Wanna Be Your Man"Rivers Rutherford, Troy Verges2:58
10."Sweetheart of Beinja Bayou"Jerry Sullivan3:46
11."Brand New Something Going On"Don Cook, Jamie Hartford3:12
12."Where's a Train"Allison Mellon, A. Griggs6:11
13."Someone Like Me" (hidden track)Mason Griggs2:56

PersonnelEdit

As listed in liner notes.

Chart performanceEdit

AlbumEdit

Chart (2002) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 7
U.S. Billboard 200 77

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak chart
positions
US Country US
2001 "How Cool Is That" 22 119
2002 "Tonight I Wanna Be Your Man" 7 52
"Practice Life" (with Martina McBride) 33
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cohoon, Rick. "Freedom review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 4, 2011.