"Trip Around the Sun"
Single by Jimmy Buffett and Martina McBride
from the album License to Chill
ReleasedAugust 30, 2004
LabelMailboat/RCA Nashville
Songwriter(s)Al Anderson
Stephen Bruton
Sharon Vaughn
Producer(s)Mac McAnally
Michael Utley
Jimmy Buffett singles chronology
"Hey, Good Lookin'"
"Trip Around the Sun"
"Piece of Work"
Martina McBride singles chronology
"How Far"
"Trip Around the Sun"
"God's Will"

"Trip Around the Sun" is a song by American country music artists Jimmy Buffett and Martina McBride in August 2004 as the second single from Buffett's album License to Chill. The song was written by Stephen Bruton, Al Anderson, and Sharon Vaughn and it was originally recorded by Bruton in 1998 on his album Nothing But the Truth.

Music video

The music video was directed by Trey Fanjoy and premiered in November 2004.[1] It was filmed near Charleston, South Carolina.[2]

Chart performance

The song debuted at number 45 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart for the week of September 4, 2004.[3]

Chart (2004) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 20
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100[5] 12


  1. ^ "CMT : Videos : Jimmy Buffett : Trip Around the Sun". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
  2. ^ "CMT.com : Making of : About the Episode". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
  3. ^ Shelburne, Craig (August 28, 2004). "Big & Rich, Tritt, Wynonna Shake Up Albums Chart". Country Music Television. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
  4. ^ "Jimmy Buffett Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 69. ISBN 978-0-89820-177-2.