Riff: Florida Georgia Line – “Cruise”

Nov 27, 2012

And I turned on those KC lights and drove all night/In this brand new Chevy with a lift kit

from Cruise lyrics by Florida Georgia Line

Sometime, probably before I was born, country music ceased to be. In its place, faux-Southern accents, product placement, and female objectification were all slapped atop the most mundane scraps from pop-rock recording session cutting room floors. This track epitomizes this modern ‘country’ ‘music’.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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