Brad Paisley's new radio single, 'This Is Country Music,' defends and celebrates the culture that goes along with the genre, and starting next week, it will be available as a free music download.

From Dec.13-20, Paisley fans will be able to download the single for free from ThisIsCountryMusic.com. The song serves as the first single from his upcoming eighth studio album of the same name, expected in stores April 19.

Fans also get the opportunity to pre-order the album at a special price from the same site. The album includes exclusive content such as previews of other previously unreleased tracks and behind-the-scenes videos.

Click here to listen to the guitar and fiddle-laden single and to read more about the song.