Teddy Robb, ‘Really Shouldn’t Drink Around You’ Music Video [Exclusive Premiere]
Country newcomer Teddy Robb has a trio of hitmakers behind his new song "Really Shouldn't Drink Around You," the music video for which he's premiering exclusively with The Boot. Press play above to watch.
Written by ace tunesmiths Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, as well as Old Dominion member Trevor Rosen, "Really Shouldn't Drink Around You" has Robb offering up a warning: "There ain't really no such thing as gin and platonic." Cute wordplay and quick-witted rhymes -- a staple in the Old Dominion catalog -- flow throughout.
"One is gonna turn into two / Is gonna turn into you and me / At a quarter to three / With four shoes under the bed," Robb sings in the first verse. In the chorus, he admits, "Ya think I would've learned my lesson by now / But I never do / I really shouldn't drink around you."
"Really Shouldn't Drink Around You" turned into one of Robb's favorites when he started to play it live. "I would get excited to sing this song and get a smile on my face," he tells The Boot, noting that it wasn't just him getting a little boost from the track: "I could tell by everyone’s energy this was a relatable song. We have all been there before ..."
A native of Akron, Ohio, Robb was an outdoors-y kid and a football player all the way through his time at Kent State; however, college is also where he discovered his passion for music, when he heard George Strait's "Troubadour." He headed out west -- to Vail, Colo., specifically -- snowboarding for fun and playing music to support himself, then moved to Nashville.
Now signed to Monument Records, Robb recently released his debut single, "Lead Me On," which he co-wrote with Ryan Beaver, Matt McGinn and Aaron Eshuis. The artist says he aims to write and play songs "that leave everything on the table.
"I want to be vulnerable and honest with my fans," he adds. "Every night when I go onstage, I want to give them everything I have."
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