This video was made by Entertainment Weekly writer Grady Smith in response to readers who thought his list of his favorite country albums from 2013 didn’t include enough mainstream country music. “I hope country fans will stop settling for this derivative junk,” he says in a message on YouTube. “I love a dumb party song every once in a while (including some of these!), but when they’re the only flavor available, they get old very, very fast.”
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