Trace Adkins, "Just Fishin'"

In a generally consistent career, Trace Adkins' last single, "Brown Chicken, Brown Cow," was a misstep that stalled on the charts. On this new single, Adkins returns to form with a heartfelt tune, penned by hit writers Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell and Ed Hill. "Just Fishin' " is an engaging midtempo song about a father and young daughter spending time together, with Dad relishing every minute because he knows the clock is ticking as his little girl grows up. As the father of five daughters, Adkins has found an angle that fits him perfectly; he wraps his warm, rich baritone around the lyric and serves up a tender performance. Adkins previously examined parental emotion on such songs as "You're Gonna Miss This" and "All I Ask for Anymore," and this relatable track is a worthy addition to his lengthy list of hits.

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