Our Song of the Day is What Do I Know by emerging singer-songwriter Robert Counts ft. HARDY. The track taps into Robert’s working-class roots to deliver a rock-forward anthem purveying the values of hard work and simple living.
Robert released the song as a solo track back in November of 2020, which he co-wrote with HARDY and Jake Mitchell two years prior. After receiving an incredible fan-response to the song, Robert followed up his release with an alternative version featuring HARDY in March this year.
Robert says, “What Do I Know is a no smoke and mirrors anthem for those folks in the middle that understand that nothing comes free or easy. They know exactly what they know. I wrote this song with HARDY and the timing only felt right to have him sing on this one with me!”
Robert grew up in rural Franklin, Tennessee, where he started playing guitar and singing at his church, where he led worship throughout his teens. It wasn’t until he graduated from university with a degree in biochemistry that he committed to a career in music. After winning a songwriter’s round at Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant in Downtown Franklin, he earned a cash price and the attention of an industry publisher, who offered him his first songwriting agreement. From there, he went on to write professionally on Music Row, eventually inking a management deal with famed writer-producer Jimmy Ritchey, who encouraged him to pursue a career as a performer.
He released his five-track, self-titled debut EP in October 2019.
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