"Over the last several years, it seems like anytime anybody sings about a woman, she's in cutoff jeans, drinking and on a tailgate -- they objectify the hell out of them," he says."Twenty years ago, I might have written a song like that -- I probably did.But I'm at a point where I want to say something different about women."."Wild Child," he explains, depicts a woman who's stronger and more independent than those Daisy Dukes cliches now ubiquitous on country radio.Hatless, shoeless and dressed in loose-fitting shorts and a faded Florida State University T-shirt, Kenny Chesney hardly looks like a poster boy for the reformation of so-called bro country.
and became the genre's next-generation Jimmy Buffett.
"For a while there, everybody thought that in country music you had to be stiff," says Jason Aldean, who will share a stage with Chesney for 10 dates in 2015.