Austin Webb's latest single "All Country On You" is a playful commentary on romantic entanglements. Co-written by some of Nashville's finest (Mark Irwin, Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins), the slicked-back pop-country mid-tempo isn't your typical breezy affair. Instead of objectively females, the track is rather empowering—as Webb recounts women who have gone "all country" on him (such as tearing up his car Carrie Underwood style). Like Underwood's smash "Before He Cheats" (from her 2005 debut Some Hearts), Webb's own song gives females a voice and power over the narrative, as he shares a bit of his own experience with his fellow bro. "You can't blame anyone else, when you brought it all on yourself," he advises.
The production also offers up plenty for the listener to be tantalized and interested. It has enough drum track mixed together with steel guitar and fiddle to allow the melody to breathe. The verses are succinctly stacked against themselves, and when the chorus comes each time, you can't do anything but sing along at the top of your lungs. It's catchy and sits in Webb's vocal sweet spot. Of course, he pours on the charm, and that is always a good thing.
"All Country On You," produced by Byron Gallimore, impacts radio Jan. 5 and offers up a more laid back side to the singer. His previous singles inclde the emotional "Slip On By," the soulful "Raise Em Up" and the harmonica-laden "It's All Good."
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