Eight Second Ride
Eight Second Ride is a song co-written and recorded by American country music singer Jake Owen. It was released in June 2009 as the fifth single of Owen’s career, and the second single from his sophomore album Easy Does It (2009). Owen had previously recorded the song on his 2006 debut album Startin’ with Me. Co-written with Eric Durrance, the song is about a man having sex with a woman from a bar in his pickup truck. The song received mixed reviews from critics who questioned the production and lyrical content. “Eight Second Ride” peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and number 70 on the Hot 100 chart. The song was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), denoting sales of over half-a-million units in that country.