Florida Georgia Line Shares Acoustic Version Of ‘I Love My Country’

Florida Georgia Line just released a stripped-down, acoustic version of their brand new single, “I Love My Country.” The new…


Lauren Jo Black

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April 29, 2020


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Florida Georgia Line just released a stripped-down, acoustic version of their brand new single, “I Love My Country.”

The new release, dubbed “I Love My Country (Acoustic At Home),” finds FGL tapping into their down-home roots, performing the party anthem alongside their band from their individual homes.

“I love my country, I love my country/ Six strings and fiddles, whiskey from Kentucky/ We keep it funky, we like how it sounds/ Monday to Sunday, yeah, I love my country/ I’m loud and proud, rolling into town/ Hanging out the window, like a blue tick hound/ Ain’t sorry, ain’t nothing to be sorry about/ I love my country and I love my country/ Up loud,” they sing throughout the chorus while backed by an acoustic guitar, banjo and light percussion.

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“I Love My Country” was co-written by Corey Crowder, Ernest K Smith and Charlie Handsome and produced by Crowder.

The duo’s Brian Kelley recently opened up about the infectious song and FGL’s next project, saying, “It was super important for us to start to share this next phase, this new music, this new energy, and this song is just kind of perfect timing.”

The country anthem is the lead single from the duo’s upcoming fifth studio album.

Click above to watch Florida Georgia Line’s acoustic “I Love My Country” performance.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.