Video: Why today’s country music is awful - The Strut

Video: Why today’s country music is awful

Today’s country music has a lot of similar surface level themes like trucks, beer and dirt roads. Some might argue that’s half the appeal, but country fan Grady Smith wants something more:

I was inspired to make this supercut after posting my 10 Best Country Albums of 2013 list for EW. A few commenters told me that my choices weren’t mainstream enough, and I thought, “Well, yeah, because so much of what’s on the radio these days sounds exactly the same!” So I decided to make a video to prove my point.

I hope country fans will stop settling for this derivative junk. 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. Here’s to better music in 2014.

Watch below:

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