Steam (Ty Herndon song)

"Steam" is a song written by Lewis Anderson and Bob Regan, and recorded by American country music artist Ty Herndon. It was released in August 1999 as the lead single and title track from his album Steam. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart and peaked at number 19 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.[1]

Single by Ty Herndon
from the album Steam
B-side"Lookin' for the Good Life"
ReleasedAugust 9, 1999
Songwriter(s)Lewis Anderson
Bob Regan
Producer(s)Joe Scaife
Ty Herndon singles chronology
"Hands of a Working Man"
"No Mercy"


Herndon told Billboard that he originally had doubts about the song. "That is so not me, I'm so used to doing songs with a message to them. [Anthony Martin] told me, 'Well you're going to have to take a step back and make it you.'" He went on call the song "one of those you put in your car CD player and let the windows down, it makes you feel alive and feel good. Sometimes you've got to just have a little fun."[2]

Music videoEdit

The music video was directed by Steven Goldmann and premiered in mid-1999.

Chart performanceEdit

"Steam" debuted at number 63 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the week of August 21, 1999.

Chart (1999-2000) Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 19
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 83
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 18


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