Jon Pardi premiered his official music video for “Ain’t Always The Cowboy” earlier this week. Directed by Carlos Ruiz, the video highlights Pardi’s love of the West and barrel racing, while turning the tables on the typical romantic narrative.
A long-time fan favorite track, “Ain’t Always The Cowboy” is the second-highest streamed song off his critically-acclaimed, ACM nominated album Heartache Medication. The hit is currently in the Top 30 at Country radio and has garnered nearly 50 Million streams to date.
“I feel like the topic of the song hasn’t been written about in this way, and I love songs that approach things differently and offer fresh perspectives,” said Pardi.
“Ain’t Always The Cowboy” was co-written by Josh Thompson and Brandon Kinney, and is the follow up to Pardi’s fourth #1 hit, the GOLD-certified “Heartache Medication,” which surpassed 240 Million on-demand streams.