New Country Songs You Need To Hear Right Now: Drew Parker, RaeLynn, Drew Baldridge, & More

It’s a good month for country music. Fans’ favorite artists haven’t stopped announcing new singles, albums, collaborations, and tours and…


Christine Sellers

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June 1, 2022

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Drew Parker, RaeLynn, Drew Baldridge; Photos Provided

It’s a good month for country music. Fans’ favorite artists haven’t stopped announcing new singles, albums, collaborations, and tours and new songs have also reached the country radio airwaves.

This month, listeners are hearing new tracks from veteran artists such as Ronnie Dunn as well as growing superstars like Madison Kozak and newcomers like Mackenzie Carpenter.

From heartbreak ballads comparing relationships to country music to rowdy tracks celebrating one’s hometown, Country Now is sharing its latest list of noteworthy tracks for fans to enjoy.

Here are seven songs you need to hear right now.

“If We Were A Country Song” – Madison Kozak

Madison Kozak returns to country music with “If We Were A Country Song” her first release in over two and a half years. On the gorgeous, piano-laden heartbreak ballad, Kozak compares a romantic relationship to a country song, referencing whiskey, vinyl, and even artists such as Johnny Cash. Kozak co-wrote the track with Grammy award-winning songwriters Jon Randall (“Whiskey Lullaby,” “Tin Man,” The Marfa Tapes) and Gordie Sampson (“Jesus Take The Wheel,” “Just A Dream,” “God, Your Mama, And Me”).

Stream the track here.

“Honky Tonk Town” – Ronnie Dunn featuring Jake Worthington

Ronnie Dunn pays homage to the honky tonk scene on his latest single featuring The Voice season 6 winner Jake Worthington. “If it weren’t for honky tonk towns, I wouldn’t be here today,” Dunn said of his catchy new song via a press release. “Honky tonks for many country music singers were and still are our universities.” The song appears on Dunn’s fifth solo album, 100 Proof Neon, which is due out on Jul. 29.

Stream the track here.

“My Left Hand” – Meghan Patrick

Meghan Patrick shares this autobiographical track that illustrates her rebellious side. “It’s always been good at holding a cold beer / It held the barrel of a gun steady on a ten point deer / It knows its way around a twelve fret neck / And it can land a good punch when I’m seeing red,” Patrick sings on the track. “Now the best thing about my left hand is the ring on it / From the right man,” she later adds. Patrick is set to marry fellow country artist Mitchell Tenpenny.

Stream the track here.

“Can’t Nobody” – Mackenzie Carpenter

Mackenzie Carpenter reflects on a past relationship on the nostalgic, mid-tempo track, “Can’t Nobody.” The track is Carpenter’s introduction into country music. Carpenter, a 22-year-old singer/songwriter from Georgia, just signed with the Valory Music Co.

Stream the track here.

“Little Miss Saturday Night” – Drew Parker

Drew Parker tries to win over a female love interest at a bar on Saturday night on his latest release. “Tell me what you’re drinkin,’ I could be the reason / You hang another hour or two,” Parker sings on the pre-chorus. “Tell me what I gotta do to spend Sunday mornin’ / With little miss Saturday night,” he follows up on the chorus. “Little Miss Saturday Night” follows Parker’s other recent song, “Raised Up Right” as well as his 2020 EP, While You’re Gone.

Stream the track here.

“Little Bit” – Drew Baldridge

“A little bit goes a long way,” Drew Baldridge sings on his latest song, “Little Bit.” The upbeat track, which was co-written by Baldridge, Matt McKinney, Andy Sheridan, and Ben Williams, paints a detailed picture of small-town living. “Little Bit” is also the lead single from Baldridge’s latest project that’s set to be released later this year.

Stream the track here.

“I Love My Hometown” – RaeLynn

RaeLynn celebrates her hometown on this rowdy track that she co-wrote with Corey Crowder, Brian Kelley, and Canaan Smith. RaeLynn released the track on May 13 alongside another brand-new song called, “If God Took Days Off.” In discussing her new music, RaeLynn said the songs are a “continuation of where [her] heart is.” “These songs are a continuation of where my heart is,” RaeLynn explained of her new music via a press release. “I will always love singing about my hometown and good ole Jesus!” she added, sharing that there’s more new music to come.

Stream the track here.

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