Trailer Choir rocks the beer gut
Thursday, June 18, 2009
– Trailer Choir's new single Rockin' The Beer Gut
gets the video treatment with an American idol twist. A lighthearted tribute to a young lady unafraid to utilize everything she's got, the video with the members of Trailer Choir - Butter, Big
Vinny and Crystal - was shot in a honky tonk setting. The video revolves around an American Idol-like audition for the perfect Beer Gut Girl
and will feature some of the band's friends, including Wolf, from American Gladiators.
With the band members acting as judges, contestants walk across the stage and give it everything they've got in a musical montage. In the end, one lucky female will be crowned "Beer Gut Girl."
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Rockin' the Beer Gut, on the surface, reads like a song about a beer drinker's guzzling pride. But the tune is, in reality, an ode to gaining weight because this guy rocks a 'cheer gut' due to the fact that he "loves the way your cookies taste." It has a slightly urban feel to it, particularly when a children's choir chants, "Go Santa!" However, the instrumentation is country, through and through. One imagines many a man's beer gut grows a few »»»
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