Take Me as I Am (Faith Hill song)

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"Take Me as I Am"
Single by Faith Hill
from the album Take Me as I Am
B-side"I Can't Do That Anymore"
ReleasedSeptember 12, 1994
LabelWarner Bros. Nashville
Songwriter(s)Bob DiPiero, Karen Staley
Producer(s)Scott Hendricks
Faith Hill singles chronology
"But I Will"
"Take Me as I Am"
"Let's Go to Vegas"

"Take Me as I Am" is a song written by Bob DiPiero and Karen Staley, and recorded by American country music artist Faith Hill. It was released in September 1994 as the fourth and final single and title track from her album of the same name. The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard country singles charts, behind Joe Diffie's "Pickup Man", and number 2 on the RPM country charts in Canada.

Critical reception[edit]

Larry Flick from Billboard wrote, "Cleanup single from Hill's smash debut takes full advantage of her sunny style and impressive vocal range. Sure to please radio, this single should set the stage for her upcoming sophomore effort."[1]

Music video[edit]

A music video was produced to promote the single, directed by Deaton Flanigen, and premiered in late 1994.


Chart (1994)[2] Peak
Canada Country Tracks (RPM)[3] 2
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[4] 2


  1. ^ Flick, Larry (September 17, 1994). "Single Reviews" (PDF). Billboard. p. 67. Retrieved March 21, 2021.
  2. ^ Billboard.com - Artist Chart History - Faith Hill. Billboard. Accessed February 11, 2008.
  3. ^ "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 2699." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. January 9, 1995. Retrieved August 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Faith Hill Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.