Trace Adkins’ ‘Mind on Fishin” Is a Catchy, Relatable Song About the Church of Nature [LISTEN]
Trace Adkins should be in church, but he's got his "Mind on Fishin'." The crooner's new song and music video are relatable to anyone who's ever skipped a sermon for the sounds of nature instead.
"As a man who still likes to fish about every evening," Adkins says, "Mind on Fishin'" is relatable to him, too: "The song, co-written by one of my favorite writers, Wynn Varble, along with Aaron Raitiere, humorously tells the story of a struggle we have all faced a time or two," he adds.
It's a struggle many have faced, especially on a cool Sunday morning when the fish are biting: Should I go to church, or should I go to the lake?
Spoiler alert: The main character in the music video — played by T. Graham Brown — goes fishing. He stands up his family in the pews in favor of the local pond, where he's trying to catch a big one, and he doesn't seem to have any regrets about it, either.
"There might be a few people talking bad about me / When they see that I’m a-missin’ / But I’d rather be on a lake with my mind on God / Than in church with my mind on fishin’," Adkins sings, rationalizing his decision.
It's a lighthearted, positive song and video that take the edge off and may even bring a laugh. Earlier this year, Adkins released the first single, "Better Off," from his upcoming EP.
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