Trace Adkins Album Due In August

Trace Adkins is opening a new chapter in his career with the Aug. 17 release of his first album for Show Dog-Universal. Cowboy’s Back In Town is being described as vintage Adkins, running the gamut from love songs like “Still Love You,” to the rowdy side of country life in the hilarious “Hold My Beer.”

He also has a deluxe version coming out the same day, offering fans four bonus tracks, including “Hillbilly Bone” his hit with Blake Shelton.

Adkins showcases his writing chops on the outing—he penned the title track with friends Jeff Bates and Kenny Beard, who also co-produced with Jason Aldean hitmaker Michael Knox. Other highlights include a guest spot from labelmate Trailer Choir. The project’s first single is “This Ain’t No Love Song.”

In addition to headlining his own dates, Adkins is on the road with Toby Keith‘s American Ride Tour through September. The pair toured together previously, which led to Adkins’ eventual signing with Keith’s label.

Adkins has sold more than 10 million records and earned four Grammy nominations with hits such as “You’re Gonna Miss This,” “This Ain’t No Thinkin’ Thing,” “Honky-Tonk Badonkadonk” and “Ladies Love Country Boys.”

Cowboy’s Back In Town – Track Listing

1.      Brown Chicken Brown Cow
2.      Hold My Beer
3.      Cowboy’s Back In Town
4.      This Ain’t No Love Song
5.      Hell, I Can Do That
6.      A Little Bit Of Missing You
7.      Still Love You
8.      Don’t Mind If I Don’t
9.      Ala-Freakin-Bama
10.    Break Her Fall
11.    Whoop A Man’s Ass

Deluxe Edition:

1.      Happy Man
2.      Between Rainbows and the Rain
3.      Pictures On Mantles
4.      Hillbilly Bone – performed by Blake Shelton (featuring Trace Adkins)

[Editor’s note: MR’s Boss Ross tipped “Hold My Beer” to Adkins’ team.]


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