Some of Brad Paisley 's best-loved songs aren't the ones that cut deep to the heart or mine through a lot of emotion. Rather, he's known for a category of songs that only he can pull off: funny songs. There's one thing Paisley definitely doesn't do: shy away from tough topics. In today's world, there are so many people living double lives: those online and those in normal everyday existence. He tackles this rather heavy and disheartening subject in a lighthearted way that pairs descriptive, off-kilter, but oh-so-true lyrics with an honesty and perception that's spot on. What would happen if the biggest movie star in the country met the most famous person in a tiny rural town, aka the most famous person in the country? Meet Paisley's song "Famous People.
"Letter to Me"
"Mud on the Tires"
Solo efforts and collaborations with some of country music's hottest female artists make this Top 10 Brad Paisley Songs list. What's your No. With countless studio albums under his belt buckle and a notoriety for being the biggest prankster in the industry, fans and artists alike know two things: To respect Mr. Paisley and to watch out for him, because he'll prank you when you least expect it. There are a few unexpected songs on our list of his greatest hits, although it's difficult to argue any don't belong. This track, the namesake of Paisley's album, was a headliner when it dropped as the fourth and final single from the record in
Brad Paisley songs are some of the best in modern country music. Since he made his debut on the charts in , Paisley has proven to be one of the genre's most consistent hitmakers. Paisley has shown his versatility, penning a number of fun, humorous songs, but also recording one of the darkest, most serious songs to come out of Nashville in years. The singer-songwriter and guitarist has proven he can both tug at the heartstrings and elicit laughs. This is a song for everyone who's ever been not-quite-honest about some aspect of themselves on the internet. Paisley's trademark sense of humor strikes again in "Ticks". The song features the narrator in a bar, where he uses the unusual pickup line, "I'd like to check you for ticks. Paisley was successful straight out of the gate with his debut album, Who Needs Pictures. The fourth and final single from the album, "We Danced" tells the simple, romantic story of a woman who's lost her purse, and a man who will only return it if she agrees to share a dance. Like all great country ballads, it brings them together in the end.
Rolling Stone : 3. Uncut magazine : 4 stars out of 5 -- "'Anything Like Me' is a perfectly pitched fatherhood ballad. He's also often funny, as evinced by backhanded geek anthem 'Online'. Rolling Stone : 3 stars out of 5 -- "[With] plenty of Paisley's twangy, pyrotechnic fretwork It's one of his most fun. Spin : "Paisley extends a hot streak Rolling Stone : 3 stars out of 5 -- "Smart, low-profile Nashvillean Paisley's sixth album features not one but two songs about how adulthood beats adolescence.