With over 11 million albums sold, Country icon Trace Adkins is announcing a new EP, Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy, set for release October 16, via Verge Records, with his new song, “Just The Way We Do It.” Autographed copies of the EP in addition to exclusive new merchandise items are available in the Official Trace Adkins online store. Pre-order Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy HERE.
The follow-up to 2017’s Something’s Going On, Adkins went into the studio with producer Bart Butler for Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy, cutting six tracks including recently released “Mind on Fishin’” and “Better Off.”
“It was great to work with Bart and Mickey Jack (Cones) on these handpicked songs from some of my favorite writers,” shared Adkins. “I’m really proud of these songs and looking forward to what’s to come.”
“We released Trace’s first two songs on Verge starting in March of this year,” adds President and COO of Verge Mickey Jack Cones. “Those songs have garnered millions of streams and views in just four short months – more than any songs in his career in that span of time – proving what we already knew. There is a huge demand for Trace Adkins’ music! This EP is an answer to that demand and is sure to leave the listeners wanting more. Get ready…it’s coming!”
Written by Jeffrey Steele, Danny Myrick, Kip Raines and Bart Allmand, “Just The Way We Do It” delivers a summertime anthem as Adkins imparts:
Well that’s alright
Get ya some ribs
Wash it on down with a couple of beers
Ain’t nobody getting hurt, don’t be scared
That’s just the way we do it ‘round here
Listen to “Just The Way We Do It” HERE.
“Just The Way We Do It” follows the release of “Mind on Fishin,’” featuring a music video starring T. Graham Brown, and first single “Better Off. ” “Better Off” has garnered over 8 million streams since its release in mid-March, with a video premiere on Viacom/CBS Times Square billboards, CMT, CMT Music and CMT.com. Watch the video for “Better Off” HERE.
Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy EP track listing:
- “Better Off” (Hillary Lindsey/Corey Crowder)
- “Mind on Fishin’” (Aaron Raitere/Wynn Varble)
- “Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy” (Justin Lantz/Stephen Wilson)
- “Big” (TJ Osborne/John Osborne/John Pierce)
- “Running Into You” (James Slater/Tony Lane)
- “Just The Way We Do It” (Jeffrey Steele/Danny Myrick/Kip Raines/Bart Allmand)
For more information and additional announcements, visit TraceAdkins.com or follow on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @TraceAdkins.
About Trace Adkins
Towering baritone Trace Adkins has sold more than 11 million albums and charted more than 20 singles in his 25 years in Nashville, a remarkable run for one of country music’s most easily identifiable stars. With over one billion spins on Pandora (10 million per month), one million followers on Spotify and nearly 200 million plays on YouTube, the Louisiana native has been back in the studio after releasing his 12th studio album, Something’s Going On, in 2017. Upcoming EP Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy is set for release October 16, 2020, via Verge Records, with debut single “Better Off,” “Mind on Fishin’” and “Just the Way We Do It” available everywhere now. A three-time GRAMMY Award nominee, Adkins has won three Academy of Country Music Awards, including the 2009 Single of the Year Award for “You’re Gonna Miss This” and Vocal Event of the Year with Blake Shelton for “Hillbilly Bone” in 2010. The Grand Ole Opry member is also an author and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and The American Red Cross, for whom he raised more than $1.5 million dollars as the winner of NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. In recent years, Adkins has performed for U.S. service members across 12 USO Tours. In his 2007 autobiography, A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck, Adkins recounts his rise to fame, brushes with death and battles with personal demons. Adkins has also acted in multiple films and television shows, playing a tough-as-nails biker in “The Lincoln Lawyer” (starring Matthew McConaughey), a desperate father in “Deepwater Horizon” (starring Mark Wahlberg), a wise oracle and tattoo artist in the family friendly film “Moms’ Night Out” (starring Patricia Heaton, Sean Astin, Sarah Drew) and as MercyMe’s real-life manager, Brickell, in the box office smash “I Can Only Imagine.” The film was the third biggest selling movie on its opening weekend in America. His latest role was as a grandiloquent former general in the film “Badland,” which was released in select theaters and on Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV in November 2019. For more information and announcements, visit http://www.traceadkins.
Lyrics to “Just The Way We Do It” HERE.