Listen To Luke Bryan’s New Song, ‘Country Does’

Luke Bryan tips his hat to the small-town way of life in his new song, “Country Does.”  The song is…


Lauren Jo Black

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February 5, 2021


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Luke Bryan tips his hat to the small-town way of life in his new song, “Country Does.” 

The song is one of six new tracks featured on the superstar’s forthcoming deluxe edition of his latest album, Born Here Live Here Die Here. 

“Country did, as country does/ Long as the salt gets licked and the corn grows thick and the sun comes up/ Country is, as country was/ ‘Round here the good ol’ days ain’t far away ’cause they can’t change us/ Proud of your family, proud of your name/ Proud of the mud runnin’ through your veins/ This ain’t nothing don’t understand the way it was/ But country does,” Bryan sings on the Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne – penned track. 

The Georgia native previewed the song during a Facebook livestream just hours before its release. During the live event, he also announced plans to release his deluxe album. 

“We miss you, we love you…Like I said, I’m so glad y’all get some new stuff from me on April 9,” Bryan told fans. 

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Out Friday, April 9, Born Here Live Here Die Here (Deluxe Edition) features the album’s previously released 10 tracks, including the chart-topping hits “One Margarita,” “What She Wants Tonight” and “Knockin’ Boots,” plus six brand new cuts. 

“We all know 2020 was hard on all levels for many,” Bryan said. “Things were put on hold in the entertainment business, but it did allow more time to make music and I’m excited to share these six new songs.”

Fans can pre-order Born Here Live Here Die Here (Deluxe Edition) HERE.

Luke Bryan; Born Here Live Here Die Here Deluxe Edition
Luke Bryan; Born Here Live Here Die Here Deluxe Edition


Knockin’ Boots (Hillary Lindsey, Jon Nite, Gordie Sampson)
What She Wants Tonight (Luke Bryan, Ross Copperman, Hillary Lindsey, Jon Nite)
Born Here Live Here Die Here (Jake Mitchell, Jameson Rodgers, Josh Thompson)
One Margarita (Michael Carter, Matt Dragstrem, Josh Thompson)
Too Drunk To Drive (Luke Bryan, Michael Carter, Brandon Kinney)
Build Me A Daddy (Jake Mitchell, Josh Thompson, Brett Tyler)
Little Less Broken (Michael Carter, Lindsay Rimes, Matt Rogers)
For A Boat (Randy Montana, Josh Thompson, Mike Walker)
Where Are We Goin’ (Luke Bryan, Brent Cobb)
Down To One (Dallas Davidson, Justin Ebach, Kyle Fishman)


Country Does (Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne)
Drink A Little Whiskey Down (Luke Bryan, Matt Dragstrem, Josh Thompson)
Waves (Zach Crowell, Ryan Hurd, Chase McGill)
Bill Dance (Luke Bryan, Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Ben Hayslip)
Up (Jeremy Bussey, Taylor Phillips, Bobby Pinson)
Floatin’ This Creek (Luke Bryan, Chase McGill, Jeff Stevens, Jody Stevens)

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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 and her work being featured on 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.