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Brent Cobb Agrees to ‘Shut Up and Sing’ in New Song. Or Does He?

Brent Cobb Agrees to ‘Shut Up and Sing’ in New Song. Or Does He?

Brent Cobb takes the dismissive phrase “shut up and sing” — a popular retort to musicians who dare talk about politics or social issues — and turns it on its head in his new song, appropriately titled “Shut Up and Sing.” It’s the latest release off the Georgia songwriter’s new album Keep ‘Em on They Toes, out October 2nd.

At first listen, it’s hard to parse Cobb’s view: Is he lobbying for artists to stay mum? Hardly. But he is saying — to paraphrase Aerosmith — that it’s Ok

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