Hank Williams Jr.'s new MNF theme song didn't go over well.

Six years after country music star Hank Williams Jr. was dropped from Monday Night Football after making an analogy comparing President Obama to Hitler, ESPN brought him back. But the first appearance of Williams’ new Monday Night Football theme Monday did not meet with positive reviews, to put it mildly. Here it is:

By contrast, here’s Williams’ previous MNF theme from Week Two of the 2011 season:

Many on Twitter were particularly unimpressed with the new version featuring cameos from other acts like Florida-Georgia Line and Jason Derulo, and with the amount of autotune:

To say nothing about people mad Williams was back in the first place:

So, yeah, this definitely provoked some reaction. And probably not quite what ESPN was hoping for.

[The Spun on Twitter]

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Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.