Still Calling It News

Album: On Purpose (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Clint Black originally wrote this song with Hayden Nicholas back in 2012, around the time of that year's presidential election. He released it as a single four years later to coincide with the Clinton/Trump presidential race, saying that the lyrics have "never seemed more relevant than now."
  • The video takes clips from real news outlets covering the 2016 presidential election and overlays them with humorous made-up headlines as the song's lyrics scroll at the bottom of the screen. Black stated the clip "shouldn't be taken as a political statement, but rather as a way to illustrate how our focus has been steered away from the important issues facing our country today."

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