Country

5.17.19

The 'Old Town Road' Video Is Better Than 'The Godfather'

Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Rico Nasty join Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for an epic five-minute video for the song.

1.11.19

Robert Christgau on The Delines' Depth and Kacey Musgraves's Quiet Sell

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews The Delines' 'The Imperial,' Musgraves's 'Golden Hour,' ​Marianne Faithfull's 'Negative Capability,' and Brandi Carlile's 'By The Way, I Forgive You.'

12.3.18

"Please, Daddy (Don't Get Drunk This Christmas)" Is All Kinds of Upsetting

In the middle of a career full of bright, wistful country-pop songs, John Denver recorded a plea from a seven-year-old child to an alcoholic father. It's brutal. Let's listen to it!

11.12.18

Robert Christgau on Pistol Annies' Sharp 'Interstate Gospel'

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the country supergroup's new LP, plus recent records from Becky Warren and Mandy Barnett.

10.9.18

No Man Has a Voice Like Colter Wall

The country music wunderkind speaks on his new album 'Songs of the Plains,' 11 tracks of vintage country and heartbroken triumph. Stream it now.

8.22.18

John Prine Has His Eyes on the Afterlife

The 71-year-old country legend speaks on 'The Tree of Forgiveness,' routines, being practical, Phil Spector, scientists, Pluto, daydreaming, smoking cigarettes, God, and more.

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7.11.18

Male Justin Timberlake Fans, Are You Also Men of the Woods?

We asked a bunch of guys in the line for a Timberlake gig about the most manly things they've ever done.

7.10.18

This Country Tune About Not Dying in Floods Is the Real Song of the Summer

The National Weather Service of America wants you to know that you should "Turn Around Don't Drown" in this alarmingly catchy and terrifyingly dystopian new ad.

6.26.18

Sheryl Crow and St. Vincent Are Anti-Bastard on "Wouldn't Want to Be Like You"

Annie Clark's style works well behind Crow's half-rapped verses. You'll just have to set aside your hope for a more obtuse St. Vincent for a while.

6.25.18

Watch Kacey Musgraves and Harry Styles Cover Shania Twain

The pair performed "You're Still The One" from 1997's 'Come On Over' at Madison Square Garden.

4.30.18

You Should Probably Cry Along to Kacey Musgraves' New "Space Cowboy" Video

It's the first full visual from Musgraves' latest album 'Golden Hour.'

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