THOMAS RHETT PULLS THE CURTAIN BACK ON “THINGS DADS DO"
Surprise Song Co-Written Alongside His Dad Rhett Akins Is Available Now Ahead of Father’s Day
Nashville, TN - June 16, 2021 - While continuing to spontaneously preview new music on social media the past two years, superstar and prolific songwriter Thomas Rhett drops “Things Dads Do,” available here via The Valory Music Co. Teaming up with his dad Rhett Akins to write the track alongside Matt Dragstrem and Chase McGill, the timely song effortlessly deploys entertaining tongue-and-cheek lyrics highlighting the amusing habits of fatherhood, while also chronicling the tender full-circle journey of ultimately turning into your dad. Thomas Rhett debuted “Things Dads Do” on the Grand Ole Opry stage over the weekend - watch a clip here and watch the song’s lyric video here.
“This is probably my favorite song I’ve gotten to write with my dad,” said Thomas Rhett." I’ve learned so many life lessons from him, and it’s pretty wild to see so much of him in myself now that I’m a dad. It felt like we should go ahead to release it for all of y’all who have been asking since we wrote it and to celebrate all the dads out there!”
With a centered focus and renewed clarity, award-winning singer/songwriter Thomas Rhett's fifth studio double album COUNTRY AGAIN: SIDE A (The Valory Music Co.) — dubbed "a musical — and personal — homecoming,” (Tennessean) was released on April 30, with ’SIDE B,’ planned for release later this year. GOLD-certified lead single “What’s Your Country Song” marks Thomas Rhett’s 17th career No. One single and 11th consecutive No. One – the longest active streak in the format. As "few singers have played a larger role in defining the sound of country music over the past half-dozen years” (Rolling Stone), Thomas Rhett’s four previous studio albums have spawned nearly 10 BILLION total career streams while he’s received two CMA Triple Play awards for penning three No. One songs within a 12-month period, adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more. “At the top of his musical game” (Winnipeg Free Press), the in-demand superstar will mark his return to the road with his THE CENTER POINT ROAD TOUR, launching in August. For more information, visit www.thomasrhett.com.