Hear Colt Ford’s Single ‘Young Americans’, Featuring Charles and Josh Kelley
Colt Ford's newest single, "Young Americans," features two special guests: Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley and his brother Josh. Readers can press play below to listen to the catchy tribute to growing up the USA.
"Young Americans" comes off of Ford's newest album, Love Hope Faith, which came out in May. Its first verse paints a picture of rural America in Ford's trademark country-rap style: "Well, freedom ain't free, and gas ain't cheap / But we burn main streets in trucks and Jeeps / With the radio up and the windows down / Tryin' to live big in a small town," Ford sings. "Hanging like a pair of power-line sneakers / We were tongue-tied underneath the bleachers / With a home-town honey, a little bit of money and a hand-me-down ID."
The Kelleys join Ford on the chorus of "Young Americans," creating a sweeping, wave-your-hands-in-the-air feeling: "Singin' "Free Bird" and "Free Fallin'" / Senior-class and backroads ballin' / Minimum wage burning holes in our pockets / Cups half full with a hole in the bottom / Singin' "Sweet Home" and "Don't Stop Believin'" / No plans, but we can't stop dreamin' / Short-term lovers and lifelong friends / Young Americans."
"Young Americans" is one of several big-name collaborations that Ford features on Love Hope Faith. The album is available for download, and more information about Ford's album and tour dates can be found on his website.
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