It has been a tough few weeks for Nashville, for the country, and for the world. Small businesses are struggling to stay afloat, people are trying to rebuild their homes, many Americans are losing their jobs, and we are all forced to stay in as we fight through this pandemic. Despite all this turmoil, beauty and kindness have remained.
We decided to flip the script and shine our spotlight, while we can, on some of the kindness that we have witnessed from others because Kindness Isn’t Canceled. To grab your exclusive shirt, click here.
This week we noticed a sobering theme in a lot of our blog posts and reviews this week, music is always there for us. For a couple weeks, new music releases we are at a standstill. We noticed when new songs were missing, but we recognized even more the impact music has, when it returned. Despite all the uncertainty and the chaos going on, music has always found a way to rise from the ashes and lift up our spirits. Music always prevails.
Many artists in the country music genre have shared some new music over the past few weeks that were inspired by their own experiences during this pandemic or just released in spite of the isolation. Hope and relatability are the common threads between all the new music. It was the gift we needed.
Here are a few of our favorites so far.
“But there’ll be crowds and there’ll be shows / And there will be light after dark / Some day when we aren’t six feet apart”
“People say you’ve got a way of being pretty funny while you make us wait / cause I look at these babies crawling up on me / the ones that I bothered you about since I was 23 / Ya I know that I wasn’t wasting breath or words cause I look at them and I look at her / More than I deserve yeah I’m pretty sure ya heard”
“When the dreams you’re dreamin’ come to you / When the work you put in is realized / Let yourself feel the pride, but / Always stay humble and kind”
“At the end of a prayer / Running out on the edge / On fire like a sunset / I lift my hands / To first love shooting stars / Burning candles in the dark / Every step, every breath / That’s when I say amen”
“With all this goin’ on / I found some right in all this wrong / And I finally see / The good Lord knows better than me”
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We look forward to continuing to keep bringing you more stories that remind us that Kindness Isn’t Canceled. Join us in our campaign, and buy yourself a t-shirt here. As always, we appreciate your support of NYCountry Swag.
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