Adkins premiered “Watered Down,” the lead single from Something’s Going On, on NBC’s Today on March 31st.
With Trace Adkins’ March 31st release of Something’s Going On, the 3x GRAMMY-nominated 6’6” vocalist finds himself debuting Top 3 on the Nielsen Soundscan Current Country Albums Chart. With his current single “Watered Down,” which showcases Adkins’ more “enlightened” side, Rolling Stone goes on to note he’s “going for longevity” with this release. Fans can view the official music video HERE, featuring Adkins enjoying a simpler life and slower pace on a Nashville farm, where he does much of the heavy lifting himself, skills he showcases tonight when he stops by Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live. Fans can catch the country music icon and the acclaimed comedian building an outdoor patio, competing for tool knowledge and answering fan questions via social media on Monday, April 10 on Spike at 11p.m. ET / 10 p.m. CT.
Adkins premiered “Watered Down,” the lead single from Something’s Going On, on NBC’s Today on March 31st. In the slow-burning rumination on achieving insight with age, Adkins is fully aware of the adjustments and boundaries, but still maintains his edge, grit and power as an artist. It is the cut Adkins points to as the truest reflection of his career and life to date.
WOLFING down a peanut butter sandwich as I drove to a meeting across town was not my idea of the ideal lunch. But that’s the way it has been these days. Just when I thought work at the television station couldn’t get much busier it could. We had a couple of big documentaries to produce and the deadline were looming , in the not-so-distant future we needed to produce in two weeks. My stress level was mounting just thinking about it.
Impatient at the red light that seemed to be taking an awfully long time to turn green. I reached over and turned on the radio. It was turned to a station, II rarely listened to, because I never liked its choice of music. This time though it was playing relaxing tune with an uplifting beat and a hint of Jazz.. I listened feeling my body unwinding a bit and my grip on the steering whale easing. The next song was just as good, and so were the two after that. By the time I arrived at my meeting, I’d heard five of the best songs I’s ever heard on that station. I got out of my car with a smile on my face and a swing in my step.
Some might say that hearing those songs was a coincidence, but I know better. So I’ll just say a thank-you to God for being there at the right place and the right time, and turning me into His peace