Alex Miller Continues To Keep Traditional Country Music Alive With New Single “Don’t Let The Barn Door Hit Ya”

Alex Miller continues to keep traditional music alive with his Billy Jam Records debut. The rising star and American Idol alum shared “Don’t Let The Barn Door Hit Ya” on Friday (Oct. 1) and it’s destined to be a chart-topper…

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Alex Miller continues to keep traditional music alive with his Billy Jam Records debut.

The rising star and American Idol alum shared “Don’t Let The Barn Door Hit Ya” on Friday (Oct. 1) and it’s destined to be a chart-topper with its infectious instrumental and sassy lyrics.

Co-written Bill Whyte alongside Paul Bogart and Dan Wilson, “Don’t Let The Barn Door Hit Ya” is a fast-paced Western Swing tune that finds Miller comparing the country boy lifestyle to the city boy with a love or leave it mentality. 

“You got loud horns we got dogs barkin’ / Ain’t gotta pay for no John Deere parkin’ / There’s meat and taters and a lot of fried vittles / If you don’t like that let me tell you a little / Tell you a little thing about that / Don’t let the barn hit ya / Don’t let the barn door hit ya / Don’t let the barn door hit ya / On the way out,” Miller sings in the track’s anthemic chorus.

Listen to “Don’t Let The Barn Door Hit Ya” below.

Miller’s new single, which he dubbed a “hoppin’ little number that gets up and goes,” is set to spin on over 650 jukeboxes around the U.S. at Texas Roadhouse, as he was chosen as the popular restaurant chain’s October Artist Of The Month.

The Jerry Salley-produced single, recorded at The Gorilla’s Nest, marks Miller’s debut on the Nashville-based label, Billy Jam Records.

“It’s just a great showcase song for Alex,” observes Salley. “It gives him a chance to shine at what he does best – traditional Country – and it is a real reflection of the true artistry this young, refreshing talent brings to the table. We are thrilled to have Alex at Billy Jam.”

“Don’t Let The Barn Door Hit Ya” follows his independently released debut single, “I’m Over You So Get Over Me.”

Additionally, the singer is also set to hit the road to support his new music, which you can find tour dates below.

Alex Miller 'Don't Let The Barn Door Hit Ya'

Miller Tour Dates:
Oct 1 – Paintsville, KY – Alley Fest
Oct 2 – Mount Vernon, KY – Bittersweet Festival
Oct 12 – Huntsville, AL – All-Star Salute To Lee Greenwood – Von Braun Center
Oct 14 – Wytheville, VA – Wohlfahrt House Octoberfest
Oct 16 – Newport, TN – Live at the RC
Oct 27 – Indianapolis, IN – Gainbridge Fieldhouse (opening for Brett Young)
Nov 6 – Lexington, KY – National Anthem for SEC game (KY vs. TN)
Nov 12 – Hodgenville, KY – Lincoln Jamboree
Nov 18 – Greenville, TX – Texan Theater
Nov 19 – Buda, TX – Buck’s Backyard
Nov 20 – Arlington, TX – Arlington Music Hall
Dec 11 – Branson, MO – The Mansion Theatre (open for Rhonda Vincent)
Dec 12 – Branson, MO – The Mansion Theatre (open for Rhonda Vincent)
Dec 17 – Hodgenville, KY – Lincoln Jamboree

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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