Night Train is the fifth studio album by American country music artist Jason Aldean. It was released on October 16, 2012 via Broken Bow Records. The album features a collaboration with Luke Bryan and Eric Church on “The Only Way I Know.” It was produced by Michael Knox and features Aldean’s road band, with songs written by various songwriters.
The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, making it Aldean’s third and second consecutive album to do so. Night Train sold 409,000 copies on its first week, making it the biggest opening sales for a country album since Taylor Swift’s Speak Now sold 1,049,000 copies in 2010. It now stands as the fourth biggest opening sales for an album in 2012, after Swift’s Red with 1,208,000 copies, Mumford and Sons’ Babel with 600,000 copies sold, and One Direction’s Take Me Home with 540,000 copies sold in the first week.