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Rhett experiences "Crash And Burn"

Friday, June 5, 2015 – Thomas Rhett time hops in the video for his new single "Crash And Burn," out today exclusively on People.com.

CMT's Hot 20 Countdown will air the broadcast debut tomorrow, starting at 8 a.m. central. Fans will also be able to view the new video across all of CMT's platforms including CMT.com, the CMT Artists app, CMT Pure and it will be available at all other digital partners on Monday.

Directed by TK McKamy, "Crash And Burn" video captures the paradox of the song's desolate lyrics and groove. Rhett takes to the streets of downtown Nashville with a vintage boombox and classic convertible, after his love life makes a downward spiral.

"It was cool to shoot this video at some of my old stomping grounds from college," said Thomas Rhett. "I think any guy can relate to the scenes in this video...we've all been in this guy's shoes trying to do whatever it takes to win back a girl."

"Crash And Burn" is the lead single from Rhett's upcoming sophomore release on The Valory Music Co. His debut album , "It Goes Like This," enjoyed three consecutive number one hits, making him Billboard's first male country artist to do so from a debut album in over two decades. The most recent chart topper was the Gold certified "Make Me Wanna." Rhett went Platinum with "Get Me Some Of That" and had 2 top 15 hits, "Beer With Jesus" and "Something To Do With My Hands."

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Life Changes CD review - Life Changes
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Tangled Up CD review - Tangled Up
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
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