12 Country Songs That Helped Me Get Through Quarantine

For as long as I could remember I have always enjoyed listening to country music. The genre offers stories and many hidden life lessons. COVID-19 has caused a lot of distress, so it’s only fitting that I put on my headphones while in quarantine and listen to country music. Believe it or not there have been some country songs that have helped out through the most difficult time of uncertainty and stress. 

1.”Austin”- Blake Shelton

Austin tells the story of a man who never gave up regardless of what obstacles he had in front of him. While finding his one true love he lost connection with reminds me I can’t give up despite how I feel some days.

2. ” Unstoppable”- Rascal Flatts

 Life is always going to be a bumpy road, and no matter what might happen, you have to remain focused on your goals and dreams,no matter how rough life might get,remember to strive and always try to be the best that you can be .

 3, “What Ifs” – Kane Brown

This song really helped me open my eyes to the life that I want to be able to live. If I want to be happy, I have to stop hesitating, and just go for what I want.

4. “You Broke Up With Me”- Walker Hayes

 While in quarantine I went through a break-up and this song helped me have a positive outlook on the break up. It made  me realize it’s his loss and my gain that he ended us.  

5. “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” – Cole Swindell

In life, we learn boundaries, especially when handling conflict. This song was just what I needed to learn this and it helped me realize I need to learn my boundaries when to walk away an issue.

6.”House Party” – Same Hunt

Listening to this tune helps me think about the good ol’ days before COVID where I would go out to the club.  

 7. “This is How We Roll” – Florida George Line

I don’t need to be ashamed of how I live, and this song showed me that I should my life in a way that I choose.

8. “Check Yes or No” – George Strait

This type of song reminds me of my crush a lot, especially during quarantine. I’d count down the days until I could see them and hang out in person. This song would get me excited for the new things that occurred in my life.

9. “The Climb”- Miley Cyrus

No matter where life takes you, you have to remember that you need to keep going, regardless of the obstacles, and how many uncertain thoughts are thrown your way.

10. “Some Beach Somewhere” – Blake Shelton

Need a song to help you laugh after you get upset? This is the one for you! Blake gets the messages across that in life it’s OK to laugh at yourself, especially when times get rough/

11. “Here Comes Goodbye” – Rascal Flatts

Before quarantine, I lost someone in life. By listening to this song it really helped me through all the challenges and struggles that come with grief, and it made me feel a lot better.

12. ” If I Die Young” – The Band Perry

If I were to ever die young, I’d want to be remembered by the things that I did. This song is a perfect example of that!

Ultimately country music has helped me a lot through COVID 19.I’m grateful for the world of country because I wouldn’t have been able to cope without it. If you’re having a hard time, put your headphones in and jam to these songs.  

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  1. I love the song “House Party” – Same Hunt. Just try listening to it with a portable speaker, I always jump to the ceiling when I turn it up to full volume. You get the idea, it’s a lot of fun 🙂 I wish this quarantine was over.


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