Big Velvet is back with a bang: Paul Cauthen‘s swagger-and-expletive-filled new song, “Country as F–k,” arrived on Thursday (Nov. 18), and along with it, the singer shared that he’s got a new album in the works.
The new song and its attending music video are tongue-in-cheek declarations of Cauthen’s country cred. In the clip, we see the singer guzzling beer in front of a television set, throwing a grill party outside a trailer, and riding in the back of a limo, decked out in shades, a cowboy hat and a shirt bearing the Texas flag.
“What can I say, I went for it on this one,” Cauthen tells Rolling Stone Country, who premiered the video. “I’m an artist and songwriter, first and foremost, but I’m also an entertainer and a country boy at heart. I wanted a song and video that would show those sides of me, too. Little bit of mischief, little bit of fun. Let that inner ‘Country as F–k’ flag fly.”
The new track is one of 10 that will appear on Country Coming Down, a new album from Cauthen that is slated for release on April 1, 2022. As “Country as F–k” suggests, much of the track list will celebrate an irreverent, NSFW good time, with other titles like “F–k You Money,” “Champagne & a Limo” and “Country Clubbin’.” But there’s more tender moments on the project, too, such as one track called “Till the Day I Die,” which showcases the singer’s devotion to his wife.
Cauthen co-produced the new project with Beau Bedford and Jason Burt at Modern Electric Sound Recorders in Dallas, Texas. It follows his 2019 project, Room 41, an album that confronts a dark and drug-fueled low point in his personal life following a devastating breakup.
Paul Cauthen, Country Coming Down Track List:
1. “Country as F–k”
2. “Caught Me At a Good Time”
3. “High Heels”
4. “Country Clubbin'”
5. “Champagne & a Limo”
6. “F–k You Money”
7. “Cut a Rug”
8. “Till the Day I Die”
9. “Roll On Over”
10. “Country Coming Down”
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