Here's to the Good Times is the debut studio album by Florida Georgia Line. It was released on December 4, 2012 via Republic Nashville. The album includes the five tracks from their It'z Just What We Do EP, including "Cruise", along with six new songs.
- Cruise (Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley, Joey Moi, Chase Rice, Jesse Rice) - 3:29
- Round Here (Rodney Clawson, Chris Tompkins, Thomas Rhett) - 3:35
- Get Your Shine On (Hubbard, Kelley, Clawson, Tompkins) - 3:42
- Here's to the Good Times (Clawson, Tompkins, Lynn Hutton) - 4:10
- It'z Just What We Do (Hubbard, Kelley, Clawson) - 3:38
- Stay (Moi, John Fred Young, Chris Robertson, Jon Lawhon, Ben Wells) - 3:19
- Hell Raisin' Heat of the Summer (Clawson, Tompkins, Craig Wiseman) - 3:33
- Tell Me How You Like It (Hubbard, Kelley, Tompkins) - 3:46
- Tip It Back (Hubbard, Kelley, Clawson) - 3:44
- Dayum, Baby (Hubbard, Kelley, Clawson, David Lee Murphy) - 3:25
- Party People (Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, J. T. Harding) - 3:39
"Here's to the Good Times" debuted at #3 on Billboard Top Country Albums, and No. 10 on the Billboard 200 with 63,000 copies sold in the United States.
The album eventually reached #1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart in June 2013. It was the sixth best-selling album of 2013 in the United States, with 1,350,000 copies sold for the year
The album reached its 2 million sales mark in August 2014. As of September 2018, it has sold 5,109,696 copies in the United States.
"Here's to the Good Times" has received generally positive reviews by music critics. Robert Silva of About.com found that the album "may not be built to last, but it's built to be blast."
Allmusic's Steve Leggett told that the release is "based on summer energy, drinking beer, taking shots, driving back roads, and the romantic glories and possibilities of Friday and Saturday nights with nothing to do but look for those good times."
At Music Is My Oxygen Weekly, Rob Burkhardt evoked that "Here’s To the Good Times is only going to add to Florida Georgia Line’s rapidly growing popularity."
Matt Bjorke of Roughstock praised the album because it is "chock full of hits", and said that "it's the work of a band who not only has captured an audience seemingly overnight but also has the potential to be the biggest duo in Country Music".
|Florida Georgia Line|
|Anything Like Me, Itz Just How We Do, Here's to the Good Times|