These 10 songs, picked from mainstream favorites and alt-country acts, are tracks you’ll want to download right now.
10. Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, “Shine Like Lightning”
This uplifting anthem from Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors features a catchy beat that’s sure to inspire you to sing along.
9. Lady Antebellum, “Long Stretch of Love”
This new single by Lady Antebellum is just starting its climb the charts, but this tune’s rock edge and powerful vocals make it destined to become another hit for the group.
8. The Milk Carton Kids, “Monterey”
The Milk Carton Kids‘ “Monterey” is a dreamy, reflective song that is a welcome throwback to acoustic, lyric-driven folk songs from the 1970’s.
7. Gary Allan, “Hangover Tonight”
This fun and funky single from Gary Allan is meant to be blasted in your favorite bar on a rowdy Friday night.
6. Thompson Square, “Trans Am”
Thompson Square goes tongue-in-cheek with their latest single that is stays true to their sound without becoming too kitschy.
5. Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield, “Fond Farewell”
Alt-rock all-stars Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield bring a brand new, country-infused feel to a classic from indie legend Elliott Smith.
4. Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
While some stations are choosing to pull the song from their airwaves, Little Big Town‘s controversial single is the most well written yet misunderstood songs on the country charts right now.
3. Lucie Silvas, “Letters to Ghosts”
British singer-songwriter Lucie Silvas is making waves in Nashville with her latest album, and this single showcases her impressive vocal range and innovative sound that bridges many different genres.
2. Kacey Musgraves, “Biscuits”
Kacey Musgraves‘ new release follows the style of her previous single, “Follow Your Arrow,” and is another addicting toe-tapper that isn’t afraid to tell it like it is.
1. Eli Young Band, “Turn It On”
Eli Young Band‘s latest track turns a simple, repetitive hook into a surefire hit with a sound that’s a perfect for mainstream country radio.