Jake Owen‘s summer anthem “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” has been digitally certified gold by the RIAA, with more than 550,000 downloads. The track is currently at No. 4 on the iTunes digital country songs chart and is at No. 9 on both Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs Chart and Country Aircheck. It is the fastest rising single of Jake’s career.
“I’m from Florida and I ran around barefoot my whole life,” Jake said. “I think when people hear me sing ‘Barefoot Blue Jean Night,’ they believe me. This song pinpoints my life right now. I think all music fans crave authenticity and this song is as realistic as it gets.”
“Barefoot Blue Jean Night” is the title track and first single from Jake’s new album, due out August 30. The video, which was released 4 weeks ago, is approaching 4 million views [watch it HERE]. Jake is spending the summer as the special guest on the U.S. leg of Keith Urban’s Get Closer World Tour.