Montgomery Gentry, ‘Folks Like Us’ Album Preview: ‘Hillbilly Hippies’ [LISTEN]
Montgomery Gentry do high-energy Southern rock with the best of them, and their new track, "Hillbilly Hippies," now available to preview exclusively on The Boot, is a prime example of that signature style.
In "Hillbilly Hippies," which was written by Brett Beavers, Tony Martin and Wendell Mobley, Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry sing about a place where their favorite gal can go barefoot, sport a headband and put flowers in her hair -- a place where everyone can hang a little looser and have a little fun.
"I know a little place out where / You can go around barefoot there / Put flowers in your hair / Let it all hang out," they duo sings before launching into the chorus. "Tip it back and get trippy / Get down, get down like hillbilly hippies / Let's all peace out in the country / Are you with me? / Throw down, throw down like hillbilly hippies."
Montgomery Gentry's new record, Folks Like Us, is their first in three years, and "Hillbilly Hippies" is one of 10 songs on the project. Though the upcoming record shows growth and maturity, the duo says that it still feels similar to their previous albums.
“There are probably a few more introspective moments on the album," says Gentry, "and front to back, this might just be our strongest record yet."
Folks Like Us is set for release on June 9 on Blaster Records through RED distribution. Press play on the video above to hear a preview of “Hillbilly Hippies," then be sure to check back with The Boot and our partner site Taste of Country all week for more previews of Montgomery Gentry’s Folks Like Us tracks.