Country with Trent-isms: "American Idol" Winner Trent Harmon Defines His Style with "There’s a Girl"

Big Machine Label GroupJudging from his song choices on American Idol, you probably wouldn’t have predicted that season-15 winner Trent Harmon would pursue a career in country music. Not only did his roots in Amory, Mississippi, push him in that direction, he says the dedication of the country fans also played a part.

“Fans of country music support their artists, and they go to concerts, they buy albums, they go to festivals," he points out. "I'm country! I mean if you go home with me -- like you know that I'm country!”

Once Trent impressed Idol mentor and Big Machine Label president Scott Borchetta, it was only a matter of time before he released a single like “There’s a Girl.”

“I've always said that I can be a country artist. If the right doors open up, I can do it. And yeah, I'm ready to make a country album that's gonna have a lot of Trent-isms in it, and we're gonna find out what those are, as I found out what they were on the show.”  

You can search for the first signs of Trent-isms in his debut music video, which was just released on Monday. You can check out the clip for “There’s a Girl” online.

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“This is one y’all haven’t ever heard yet,” the group revealed on social media, posting a 30-second clip of their new song along with a portion of the lyrics. Called “Everything to Lose,” the tune focuses on the early stages of a new relationship.

“Everything that you do is driving me crazy / Dancing and singing along and it’s catching my ear, catching my eye,” the song begins. “Think that it’s been long enough, girl, you know I ain’t playing / So let’s blow this popsicle stand, girl, and kiss it goodbye...”

“Everything to Lose” will be the first taste of previously unheard music from Old Dominion since May, when they dropped three older songs that they’d written for previous projects but that didn’t make the cut.

The band released their self-titled third album in October of last year. That project includes hits like “Make it Sweet” and “One Man Band.”

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This is one y'all haven't ever heard yet. #everythingtolose is out tonight. #previouslyunreleased pic.twitter.com/L7kiYjHsk0

— Old Dominion (@OldDominion) July 2, 2020