Thomas Rhett Gets Nostalgic In ‘What’s Your Country Song’ Music Video
Thomas Rhett is bringing his new single, “What’s Your Country Song,” to life in a brand new, nostalgia-filled music video….
Thomas Rhett; Photo by Josh Brasted, CMA
Thomas Rhett is bringing his new single, “What’s Your Country Song,” to life in a brand new, nostalgia-filled music video.
Directed by Rhett’s longtime collaborator TK McKamy, the clip transport viewers back in time with shots of various families and images of cornfields, creeks, a picturesque country home, high school football and more.
“The lyrics of this song stir up so many vivid memories for me; I think everyone has that one song that takes them back to a specific moment in time,” the ACM Entertainer of the Year shared. “I wanted the music video to visually capture that same thing and instantly transport anyone watching back to that familiar feeling or place in their mind.”
“What’s Your Country Song” is the lead single from Rhett’s yet-to-be-announced fifth studio album and follows 16 career No.1 s.
The song finds Rhett referencing several iconic country songs such as Alabama’s “Dixieland Delight,” George Strait’s “All My Ex’s Live In Texas,” Garth Brooks’ “Friends In Low Places,” “That Ain’t My Truck,” by his father, Rhett Akins, and so many more.
“What’s Your Country Song” was written by Thomas Rhett alongside Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley and Parker Welling.
“We wrote this song on the road last year in Dallas, Texas,” Rhett previously explained. “It’s really about how I was noticing that no matter where you live or where you’re from, everyone has a little bit of country inside their bones.”
Click above to watch the brand new music video.
In case you missed it: Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins, are confirmed to host the annual CMA Country Christmas special on ABC. The beloved Christmas event will air Monday, November 30 on ABC.
Lauren Jo Black
Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.