Toby Keith debuts 'Happy Birthday America' in time for July 4
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Toby Keith blasts politicians on both sides of the aisle and questions the future of the country in a new Fourth of July song called "Happy Birthday America."

In the tune, which Keith debuted Friday on Fox News, he sings: "Seems like everybody's pissing on the red, white, and blue. Happy birthday, America, whatever's left of you."

In another verse, Keith croons, "Every time I go to town to vote, I just come home with the blues. The lesser of two evils, all we ever get to choose."


"All the broken-down cities by the left's design. And the right can't seem to get it right, most of the time," he says in the song.

Before unveiling it, Keith told "Fox & Friends" hosts Rachel Campos-Duffy, Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy: "I live in the heartland, and it just feels like everybody you talk to has got the same worries."

"You hear people talking civil war, you hear of separation of states and it just feels like the politicians aren't getting the job done on either side," Keith, 59, said. "And it just feels like democracy's in danger."

Keith said he wrote "Happy Birthday America" last year, at a time when "this country felt like a dumpster fire."

The "Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue" singer hasn't shied away from political controversy in the past. He feuded with the Chicks, the band formerly known as the Dixie Chicks, in 2003 after the group's lead singer criticized then-President George W. Bush.

Keith has performed for presidents spanning the political spectrum. He sang at an inaugural concert for former President TrumpDonald TrumpNorth Korea conducts potential 6th missile test in a month Kemp leading Perdue in Georgia gubernatorial primary: poll US ranked 27th least corrupt country in the world MORE in 2017 and at events for former Presidents Bush and Obama.

"I don't apologize for performing for our country or military," Keith said in 2017. He was awarded the National Medal of the Arts by Trump earlier this year.