The weather is heating up, which means it’s time for cool drinks and a whole new summer anthem. Shy Carter’s latest “Beer With My Friends,” stars Cole Swindell and David Lee Murphy, and is sure to get the party started.
“My hope is that ‘Beer With My Friends’ becomes the go-to anthem for all beautiful people who want to have fun enjoying life with their friends and family,” Carter said in a press release. “It was a dream come true to collaborate with two of my favorite animators, Cole Swindell and David Lee Murphy. I’m a huge fan of both of them, and I’m so honored that they sing this crazy, energetic, amazing song with me. “
Carter and Murphy co-wrote the recently released uptempo song – a 2021 mix of “It’s Five O ‘Clock Somewhere” and “Friends in Low Places”, with a modern melody, but influenced by’ 90s country – with Bryan Simpson. The gang-vocal choir is tailor-made for a 5pm singing:
“Right now I really need a beer with my friends / Pop a high or two and talk about when / With people who see me through thick and thin / Start seeing life through a neon lens pink / We are I’m gonna make that old jukebox work hard / Before it’s over I know everyone in this bar / It’s been too long, no matter how long it’s been / Right now I really need of a beer with my friends. “
Although Carter has only recently started to gain attention as an artist, he has had a fairly successful career as a songwriter and in more behind-the-scenes roles. He wrote songs for Tim McGraw, Charlie Puth, Keith Urban, Billy Currington, Kane Brown and many more; he’s even responsible for Sugarland’s contagious 2010 hit “Stuck Like Glue”.
Carter will lead the party until fall 2021: he joins Tyler Rich on the Rich’s Two Thousand Miles tour, which is set to begin in September. The trek includes more than a dozen stops along the west coast.
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