“Better Man, Better Off” is a song written by Stan Paul Davis and Brett Jones, and recorded by American country music artist Tracy Lawrence. It was released in February 1997 as the first single from his album The Coast Is Clear. The song was Lawrence’s eighteenth chart single and it peaked at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts in 1997 and reached number 3 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart. It also peaked at number 8 on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart, making it a minor crossover hit.
The music video was directed by Michael Merriman and premiered in early 1997. Tracy Lawrence shaved his mustache off and cuts his mullet off with this video.
From the album The Coast Is Clear
Released February 22, 1997
Songwriter(s) Stan Paul Davis Brett Jones
Producer(s) Flip Anderson Tracy Lawrence