Trying to Be Me

Trying to Be Me

Removing backlinks to The 9513 because "Redlink:"For the single by Sweetbox, see Classified (album)"Infobox Album |
Name = Trying to Be Me
Type = studio
Artist = Laura Bryna

Released = Start date|2008|01|22
Genre = Country
Length = 43:57
Label = Equity Music Group
Producer = Kyle Lehning
Reviews =
*"Country Weekly" – rating|2.5|5 [ link]
*"Country Standard Time" – [ link]
*"The 9513" – rating|2.5|5 [ link]
This album = "Trying to Be Me"
Next album = TBD
Misc =Singles
Name = Trying to Be Me
Type = Studio
Single 1 = Make a Wish
Single 1 date = Start date|2007|09|17
Single 2 = Life Is Good
Single 2 date = Start date|2008|06|2
Single 3 = Hometown Heroes
Single 3 date = Start date|2008|09|22

"Trying to Be Me" is the debut album by country singer Laura Bryna. It was released in 2008 on Equity Music Group, a label owned by country singer Clint Black. The album was re-released not long afterward with "Out the Window" removed from the track listing, as that song was released by Ashley Gearing as a single.

Track listing


# "Life Is Good" (Billy Crain, Tammy Hyler, Liz Rose) - 3:32
# "Maybe She Fell" (Pat Bunch, Georgia Middleman) - 4:15
# "Set It on Fire" (Tony Mullins, Danny Wells) - 3:36
# "Room 228" (Victoria Banks) - 3:08
# "Same Dog" (Jennifer Hanson, Tony Martin, Mark Nesler) - 3:06
# "Make a Wish" (Jeff Batson, Laura Bryna, Roger Sarchet, Steven J. Williams) - 3:31
# "Out the Window" (Marv Green, Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lindsey, Aimee Mayo) - 3:21A
# "640 Battlefield Dr." (Bonnie Baker, Connie Harrington) - 4:13
# "According to the Radio" (Monty Powell, Keith Urban) - 4:08
# "She Can't Save Him" (Sherrié Austin, Will Rambeaux, Williams) - 4:20
# "No Man's Land" (Kaci Bolls, Marty Dodson, Liz Hengber) - 3:01
# "Smoke from a Bridge You Burned" (Skip Ewing, Donny Kees) - 3:46
# "I Don't Have a Thing to Wear"B


# "Life Is Good"
# "Maybe She Fell"
# "My Mistakes"C
# "Room 228"
# "Same Dog"
# "Make a Wish"
# "Set It on Fire"
# "640 Battlefield Dr."
# "According to the Radio"
# "She Can't Save Him"
# "No Man's Land"
# "Smoke from a Bridge You Burned"
# "Hometown Heroes"C

*AOriginal only
*BSpecial limited Las Vegas edition only
*CNew on the re-release


"Make a Wish"

Single infobox
Name = Make a Wish

Artist = Laura Bryna
from Album = Trying to Be Me
Released = September 17, 2007
Genre = Country
Length = 3:31
Label = Equity
Writer = Jeff Batson, Laura Bryna, Roger Sarchet, Steven J. Williams
Producer = Kyle Lehning
Last single = "I Don't Have a Thing to Wear"
This single = "Make a Wish"
Next single = "Life Is Good"
"Make a Wish" is a song co-written by Bryna about her work with the Make a Wish Foundation, which also used it as there advertisement song.Fact|date=August 2008 The music video features Bryna singing through out it at varies places. The video also features kids of the Make a Wish Foundation holding pictures of what they wish for and then getting it.

"Life Is Good"

Single infobox
Name = Life Is Good

Artist = Laura Bryna
from Album = Trying to Be Me
Released = June 2, 2008
Genre = Country
Length = 3:32
Label = Equity
Writer = Billy Crain, Tammy Hyler, Liz Rose
Producer = Kyle Lehning
Last single = "Make a Wish"
This single = "Make a Wish"
Next single = "Hometown Heroes"
"Life Is Good" is the second single. A video was proposed to be filmed in Los Angeles, but was canceled.Fact|date=August 2008

"Hometown Heroes"

Single infobox
Name = Hometown Heroes

Artist = Laura Bryna
from Album = Trying to Be Me
Released = September 22, 2008
Genre = Country
Length =
Label = Equity
Writer =
Producer = Kyle Lehning
Last single = "Life Is Good"
This single = "Hometown Heroes"
Next single =
"Hometown Heroes" is the third single also co-written by Bryna and will be used as an advertisement for the Air National Guard.Fact|date=August 2008 The song will be featured on commercial on television and radio nationwide.Fact|date=August 2008 A video featuring Bryna and her band on top of a Air National Guard aircraft is expected to air in September.


*Laura Bryna (Vocals)
*Tom Rutledge (Band Leader, Banjo, Acoustic guitar)
*Mike Douchette (Steel, Harp, Harmonica)
*Dan Kelly (Fiddle, Mandolin)
*Dave Fowler (Bass)
*Tom Hoey (Drums)

Release history


* [ Trying to Be Me] at Allmusic
* [ Life Is Good single info, and Make A Wish info]
* [ Hometown Heroes info]
* [ Bonus track on original version]

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