This Road Goes Everywhere

This Road Goes Everywhere is the debut studio album recorded by Canadian country signer Alee, released independently under the imprint Gotta Be Alee on July 18, 2013.[1] The record produced four singles, two of which charted at Canadian country radio. "Don't Say You Love Me" peaked at number 25 on the Canada Country chart, a rare accomplishment for an independent artist.[2] The album was nominated for Album of the Year at the 2013 Alberta Country Music Association (ACMA) awards.[3]

This Road Goes Everywhere
Alee - This Road Goes Everywhere (album cover).jpeg
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 18, 2013 (2013-07-18)
RecordedMCC Studios in Calgary, Alberta
GenreCountry
Length41:12
LabelGotta Be Alee
ProducerJohnny "Six Pack" Gasparic
Alee chronology
This Road Goes Everywhere
(2013)
Say Hello to Goodbye (EP)
(2015)
Singles from This Road Goes Everywhere
  1. "Real"
    Released: February 1, 2012
  2. "What're We Waitin' For?"
    Released: August 27, 2012
  3. "Don't Say You Love Me"
    Released: January 8, 2013
  4. "Crazy"
    Released: July 1, 2013

BackgroundEdit

Alee met Dave Temple and Johnny "Six Pack" Gasparic "a few years" before the album was released and began recording music.[2] Gasparic was later brought on as the record's producer. All of the songs were written solely by Alee, except for one track co-written by Emma-Lee and Karen Kosowski.[4] The album's title and pending release was announced in May 2013.[2]

SinglesEdit

Alee's debut single, "Real", was released February 1, 2012.[5] "What're We Waitin' For?" was released as the follow-up on August 27, 2012.[6] A third single, "Don't Say You Love Me" was released January 8, 2013.[7] This was her first single to impact the Canada Country chart and her first to hit the top 25.[8][2] It was also named the "fastest moving indie country single" of 2013.[9] "Crazy" was released July 1, 2013 as the album's fourth and final single.[10] It reached 32 on the Canada Country chart.[8]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Alexandra "Alee" Adamoski, except "One More Light", written by Adamoski, Emma-Lee, and Karen Kosowski.

No.TitleLength
1."Real"4:11
2."Don't Say You Love Me"4:16
3."What're We Waitin' For"3:35
4."Friday Night"2:52
5."Trucks"3:37
6."Crazy"4:06
7."I've Got You"3:39
8."One More Light"4:14
9."Real" (radio edit)3:50
10."Don't Say You Love Me" (radio edit)3:38
11."Crazy" (radio edit)3:14
Total length:41:12

Chart performanceEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Single Peak positions
CAN Country
[8]
2012 "Real"
"What're We Waitin' For?"
2013 "Don't Say You Love Me" 25
"Crazy" 32

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "This Road Goes Everywhere by Alee". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d Top Country (March 27, 2013). "Alee celebrates her first Top 25 single". Top Country. TC Inc. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  3. ^ Daniels, Pat (October 24, 2016). "Alberta Pride Artist of the Day: Alee". CIXM-FM. Fabmar Communications. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  4. ^ Adamoski, Alexandra "Alee" (2013). "Liner notes". This Road Goes Everywhere (Booklet). Alee. Calgary: Gotta Be Alee.
  5. ^ "Real - Single by Alee". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  6. ^ "What're We Waitin' For? - Single by Alee". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  7. ^ "Don't Say You Love Me - Single by Alee". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  8. ^ a b c "Alee – Chart history (Canada Country)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  9. ^ "Alee". New Canadian Music. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  10. ^ "Crazy - Single by Alee". iTunes Store (Canada). Apple Inc. Retrieved November 6, 2016.