In most infidelity stories that we hear, it’s the guy who cheats, but this time, Tyler Farr sings for a man who was left by his woman for another man. “Redneck Crazy” is a certified Platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), and a Billboard Hot Country Singles chart topper in 2013.
From the creative pens of Josh Kear, Mark Irwin, and Chris Tompkins, “Redneck Crazy” was released on February 2013 as the third single off of Tyler Farr’s debut album with the same title. The song talks about a disappointed man, who sees his girlfriend with another guy. He tells her she broke his heart and made him go “redneck crazy.” He then plotted a revenge of intruding the girl’s new relationship, by doing things that would annoy the couple, including stalking them on their house!
Jon Freeman of Country Weekly praised the song in his review of the album, saying:
“It’s a bitter, almost scary account of a jilted man stalking his ex and her new guy. It’s so messy and human, and it’s got a chorus that’ll stay with you.”
Raised in the small town of Garden City, Missouri, Tyler Farr was first introduced to country music at the age of fifteen. His stepfather played the lead guitar for country music icon, George Jones. For the love of country music, he moved to Nashville to pursue a career as an artist.
While working as a singer and at the same time a bouncer at the legendary Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, he became friends with award-winning songwriter Rhett Akins. They wrote and recorded songs together until Tyler eventually landed a publishing deal with Sony ATV/ Monument Publishing. He then released his debut album, Redneck Crazy under Sony Music Nashville’s BNA Records.
Tyler continues to tour around mostly with fellow country star, Colt Ford.
“Maybe I’m addicted to pain…What used to be, what’s gone.
There’s definitely some darkness,
but it’s hard to explain, though everybody knows it.”
– Tyler Farr