Country Singer Jimmie Allen is Calling Out Country Singer Stereotypes in New hit song
Today Amazon Music exclusively released a reimagined Amazon Original, “All Tractors Ain’t Green,” and accompanying music video by GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum recording artist JimmieAllen. Premiering today on The Grio, the song and video are available now as part of the rollout for the upcoming documentary, For Love & Country. For Love & Country is directed by director and photographer Joshua Kissi, and premieres on the Amazon Music app and Prime Video on April 7.
Listen to “All Tractors Ain’t Green (Amazon Original)” HERE
Watch the music video for “All Tractors Ain’t Green” in the Amazon Music app and HERE
“I have been in love with ‘Tractors Ain’t Green’ since I wrote it,” said Allen, of the song that originally appeared on his 2018 debut album Mercury Lane. “Creating a visual expression for this song really helps tell the story that we are a lot more alike than different.”
Jimmie Allen is a multi-platinum recording artist and songwriter who has been blazing trails since the beginning of his breakout career. Allen is currently nominated for Best New Artist at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards, his first ever GRAMMY nomination. He was recently nominated for Male Artist of the Year at the 57th ACM Awards, which he co-hosted alongside Dolly Parton, and was nominated for Outstanding New Artist nominee at the 53rd NAACP Image Awards. Allen launched his career with two consecutive No. 1 hits off Mercury Lane. His new single ‘Down Home’ was released March 8 – listen HERE and watch the music videoHERE. The song marks the lead single from his forthcoming third album.
For Love & Country, is a new Amazon Music Original feature-length documentary that proclaims country music has always been Black music. The genre not only owes part of its origin story to Black musicians, but through its history, prominent Black voices have pushed the genre forward with little recognition or fanfare. Directed by director and photographer Joshua Kissi, For Love & Countryexamines country music through the personal stories of a new generation of Black artists claiming space in Nashville—and helping to transform the genre in the process.