Cowboy’s Back in Town


On his aptly titled Show Dog-Universal debut, Trace neatly balances rugged, John Wayne-tough tunes such as the title track (which Trace co-wrote) and “Whoop a Man’s Ass” with the smoldering track “Break Her Fall” and the album’s sensual centerpiece, “Still Love You.” As with any good cowboy, even Trace’s more tender moments claim a certain masculine dignity, avoiding excessive sentimentality. While “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” moved Trace’s music from the honky-tonks to the dance clubs, the uncharacteristically sunny lyrics and background rapping by labelmate trio Trailer Choir on “Don’t Mind If I Don’t” could pave more new trails for the singer. Trace returns to form with his redneck perspective on weddings and state pride, respectively, in “Hold My Beer” and “Ala-Freakin-Bama.” Mostly, Cowboy’s Back in Town proves that this cowboy never left.


Recent Music Posts More

More News

Nash Country Weekly readers pick Georgia peach as country’s hottest single lady.
Concert event to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Hometown show bolstered by Cam and Jerrod Niemann heats up chilly autumn night.
Eric Paslay and Dierks Bentley added their talents to performance of first single, “The Driver”
Police, good fun and VIP tickets for all.