This was the first single from Shania Twain's third album, Come On Over
. Her previous album, The Woman In Me
, was released two years earlier in 1995 but was still spawning singles well into 1996. When "Love Gets Me Every Time" was released as a single ahead of the album in September 1997, country radio stations jumped on it. The progressive "new country" movement was still big at the time and Twain was a core artist with a well-tuned publicity machine. The single built anticipation for the album, which came out in November and put up eye-popping sales figures. It sold over 20 million copies just in America and produced 10 more singles, including the hits "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!
" and "You're Still the One