Country on the Rise: March 13, 2021
Every Saturday morning, Kari highlights some of her favorite new country songs during the new 9 a.m. show, Country on the Rise.
From new songs by artists you already know and love to tunes from country up-and-comers, Country on the Rise covers the industry's latest gems and gives them their much-deserved spotlight.
Here are Kari's featured songs for Country on the Rise's March 13 episode.
Elle King & Miranda Lambert - "Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)"
In need of the perfect song to scream at the top of your lungs with your gals after a few shots of tequila? Enter Elle King and Miranda Lambert and their new duet, "Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)."
Leah Marie Mason - "Far Boy"
Leah Marie Mason first debuted a clip of "Far Boy" in a video on TikTok, when she played it for her ex, the subject of the song. Mason wrote "Far Boy" just a few weeks after they had broken up, and in the video, you can see the exact moment when her ex realizes the song is about him and gets out of the car.
SURPRISE! Leah Marie Mason and her boyfriend are now back together and even duetted the original video on TikTok last month.
Thomas Rhett - "Want It Again"
Thomas Rhett released two new songs from his upcoming double-album, "Country Again: Side A," including "Want It Again, which follows a couple as they navigate falling in love, moving on and finding each other again. Rhett is set to release "Country Again: Side A" on April 30.
Travis Denning - "ABBY"
"ABBY" is a whole new type of breakup song. When Travis Denning sings about being with ABBY, he means Any Body But You, and if this isn't some dang clever songwriting from Ashley Gorley, Matt Jenkins and Chase McGill, we don't what is!
Callista Clark - "It's 'Cause I Am"
Callista Clark's debut single "It's 'Cause I Am" is all sass and no apologies, and it's safe to say we're obsessed.
Matt Stell - "That Ain't Me No More"
Matt Stell exploded into the country world with "Prayed For You" and "Everywhere But On," and now he's back with another hit single all about the heartbreak of an ex moving on.
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