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10 Songs All Country Music Fans Want You To Listen To Right Now

Because country music is more than dirt roads and blue jeans.

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1. "80s Mercedes" by Maren Morris

If you are new to country, this song is the place to start. It's basically a country song disguised as a pop anthem, and it's the perfect track to listen to while getting ready with friends or driving along the highway with the windows down.

2. "Lose My Mind" by Brett Eldredge

You second guess every conversation. You spend hours analyzing a single text. You stalk their entire extended family on social media. Love makes you crazy. Literally anyone can relate to this song because it's so damn true.

3. "Burning House" by Cam

This is just a truly beautiful song that's unlike any country song you've ever heard. Its haunting lyrics mixed with a slow melody make this song oddly calming yet heartbreaking all at the same time. Not to mention that Cam's voice is like a million angels singing.

4. "If I Told You" by Darius Rucker

Every living human that breathes air can relate to the message of this song: the fear of not being accepted for who you are. The raw and honest lyrics tap into the desire to find that special person who is going to look past our mistakes and flaws and love us for us. If you are a robot or fish, don't listen to this song.

5. "Girl In A Country Song" by Maddie & Tae

Daisy dukes, straw hats, bikini tops — these are the classic country-girl cliches that Maddie & Tay tear down in their hit single. Their feisty and humorous lyrics topple bro-country from its high horse. It's an actual country girl song by real country girls!

6. "Homegrown" by Zac Brown Band

Can we all agree that people are greedy? Whether it's a better job, a fancier car, or cooler friends, we convince ourselves we will be happy once we have more. This uplifting, foot-tapping tune is basically a smack in the face to remind us to stop searching for the next best thing and appreciate what we already have.

7. "How Not To" by Dan + Shay

Change is hard. And when a relationship ends, everything has to change. With a fast-paced beat and electric instrumentals, Dan + Shay capture the emotion of losing your sense of self after a relationship ends and the struggle of having to let go even if you don't know how.

8. "Road Less Traveled" by Lauren Alaina

It's easy to define ourselves by how others see us. We all do it. But we shouldn't. Lauren Alaina's catchy beat will inspire you to live life your way, even if it's not the easiest or most conventional path. "Road Less Traveled" is the power anthem you never knew you needed!

9. "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town

Totally opposite of the banjo-strumming, line-dancing country stereotype, Girl Crush is centered around vocals and highlights the themes of jealousy and unrequited love in a painfully authentic way.

10. "Crash and Burn" by Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett is somehow able to make a song about a failed relationship upbeat and fun! Maybe you told them you hate dogs. Or you shared an overly personal story way too soon. We all make mistakes when it comes to relationships, and this song reminds us that we are definitely not alone!

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