In My Wildest Dreams

In My Wildest Dreams is the first studio album by American country music artist Kenny Chesney. It was released on April 19, 1994 as the only album for the Capricorn Records label. The title track was previously recorded by Aaron Tippin on his 1991 debut album You've Got to Stand for Something, while "I Want My Rib Back" was originally recorded by Keith Whitley on his album Kentucky Bluebird.

In My Wildest Dreams
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 19, 1994
ProducerBarry Beckett
Kenny Chesney chronology
In My Wildest Dreams
All I Need to Know
Singles from In My Wildest Dreams
  1. "Whatever It Takes"
    Released: December 18, 1993
  2. "The Tin Man"
    Released: April 19, 1994[1]
  3. "Somebody's Callin'"
    Released: July 26, 1994[1]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[3]

This album produced two chart singles for Chesney in 1994 on the Billboard country charts: "Whatever It Takes" at number 59 and "The Tin Man" at number 70. The latter song would also be included on his next album, All I Need to Know. Chesney also re-recorded "The Tin Man" in 2000 for his first Greatest Hits album, and released the new rendition as a single that year.

Track listingEdit

1."Whatever It Takes"Kenny Chesney, Buddy Brock, Kim Williams3:01
2."Somebody's Callin'"Chesney, Donny Kees2:36
3."The Tin Man"Chesney, Stacey Slate, David Lowe3:28
4."High and Dry"Michael Huffman, Mike Geiger, Woody Mullis2:57
5."I Finally Found Somebody"Chesney, Kees2:40
6."When She Calls Me Baby"Chesney, Rick Williamson3:34
7."In My Wildest Dreams"Kees, Aaron Tippin2:37
8."I Want My Rib Back"Fred Koller, Keith Whitley2:54
9."Angel Loved the Devil"Neil Thrasher, Williams3:30
10."I'd Love to Change Your Name"Chesney, Kees, Jim Weatherly2:48
Total length:30:07


Chart performanceEdit


Chart (1994) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers 37


Year Single Peak positions
US Country
1993 "Whatever It Takes" 59
1994 "The Tin Man" 70
"Somebody's Callin'"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.


  1. ^ a b AOL Music single page for Kenny Chesney
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "In My Wildest Dreams - Kenny Chesney". Allmusic. Retrieved July 16, 2011.
  3. ^ Nash, Alanna (May 13, 1994). "In My Wildest Dreams Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 16, 2011.