Country music is known for its incredible storytelling and having lyrics that can change your perspective, mood, and even your life. Our team reflected on their favorite country music lyrics from some of the most iconic songs. Take a look below and let us know in the comments what your favorite country lyric is.
Lyric: “Follow your arrow, wherever it points” – Follow Your Arrow, Kacey Musgraves
Lyric: “Cause when push comes to shove, you taste what you’re made of / You might bend till you break, ’cause it’s all you can take / On your knees, you look up, decide you’ve had enough / You get mad, you get strong / Wipe your hands, shake it off, then you stand” – Stand, Rascal Flatts
Lyric: “Bitterness keeps you from flying, always stay humble and kind”- Humble & Kind, Lori McKenna
Lyric: “Some days you just get by and some days you’re just alive, some days you’re living.” – Dierks Bentley
Lyric: “I go back to watchin’ summer fade to fall / Growin’ up too fast and I do recall / Wishin’ time would stop right in its tracks. – I Go Back, Kenny Chesney“
Erin Crosby, Contributing Writer
Lyric: “I’ve heard of God the Son and God the Father / I’m just looking for a god for the daughters”- The Daughters, Little Big Town
Lyric: “We’re all flawed and we’re all perfect / we’re all lost and we’re all hurtin’ / and just searchin’ for somebody to love” -Somebody to Love, Kacey Musgraves
Lyric: “If I bring you home to mama, I guess I’d better warn ya, she feels every heartache I go through / And if my dad sees me crying, he’ll pour some whiskey over ice and tell a lie and say he never really liked you / Oh, if we break up, I’ll be fine / But you’ll be breaking more hearts than mine” – More Hearts Than Mine, Ingrid Andress
Lyric: “Life’s not the breaths you take but the moments that take your breath away.” – The Breath You Take, George Strait
Lyric: “Sometimes I thank God/ For unanswered prayers/ Remember when you’re talkin’/ To the man upstairs/That just because he doesn’t answer doesn’t mean he don’t care/ ‘Cause some of God’s greatest gifts / Are unanswered prayers” – Unanswered Prayers, Garth Brooks
Lyric: “Funny how a melody sounds like a memory, like a soundtrack to a July, Saturday night…Springsteen” – Springsteen, Eric Church
Lyric: “I know my heart will never be the same / But I’m telling myself I’ll be okay / Even on my weakest days, I get a little bit stronger” – A Little Bit Stronger, Sara Evans
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