Thomas Rhett Akins Jr, the son of country singer-songwriter Rhett Akins seems like he was born to be a country music singer. Better known by his stage name Thomas Rhett, he is an American country music singer-songwriter signed to Valcory Music Group, who is bringing soul back to country and following in his father Rhett Akins footsteps. Akins has charted five singles from his debut album "It Goes Like This" and has also written singles for Jason Aldean, Lee Brice and Florida Georgia Line.
The album's fifth single, "Make Me Wanna”, brings a funky new sound from a relative newcomer who is quickly solidifying himself as a country mainstay. Thematically, “Make Me Wanna” fits in classic country music. The lyrics, about a guy loving a woman so much that she makes him just a little bit crazy, have been sung time and time again but the melody in the song makes up for that.
Rhett describes the song as having a Bee Gees sound. The Bee Gees 70’s inspired tune features staccato drum and piano undertones but with a perfect blend of twangy guitars to keep the song’s sound just true enough for any pure country fan.
Rhett actually wrote “Make Me Wanna” more than three years ago, but says he still has yet to get sick of it. As a fan of his, I have this new single on repeat and I’d have to say the same! Big things are starting to happen for this up and coming mega country fella.
Be sure to listen to “Make Me Wanna” by clicking on the link below! His edge and solid vocals will “make you wanna” play it over and over again.