10 Best Dustin Lynch Songs
Dustin Lynch is one of country music’s burgeoning superstars, and he's got the songs to prove it.
Since debuting on the scene in 2012 with the heartwarming “Cowboys and Angels,” Lynch has become a consistent hitmaker, topping the charts more than once. Though his career is still young, the star already has four No. 1 hits under his belt and a total of eight Top 30 singles across his two albums.
While all of his hits appear on this list, the order in which they do may stir debate. Along with tracks that were tailor-made for radio, two of Lynch’s songs that weren’t released as singles also made the cut with their depth and heartfelt nature. Lynch can sing rowdy songs about partying with the best of them, but he’s also talented enough to deliver an emotional ballad when he needs to.
Check out our list of Dustin Lynch’s top 10 best songs below.
Lynch follows the standard model for contemporary songs on the radio these days with ‘Wild in Your Smile," singing about a mysterious girl who likes to walk on the wild side and asking her to hop in his truck to drive down a back road. While not his most groundbreaking song, Lynch delivers the mellow tune well enough for it to make it into his top 10 best songs.
The country crooner offers a dose of wonder in "Middle of Nowhere." The song finds him trying to navigate the tricky signs of love. In addition to its relatable lyrics about attempting to determine one’s feelings when in love, the song is a nice change of pace from his usual higher energy jams, showing off a softer side to his artistry with a voice to match.
Let’s face it, any famous country star needs at least one song about a tractor over the course of their career, and Lynch delivers a pretty catchy one with “She Cranks My Tractor.” He hits on every reference a redneck could ask for, assisted by the presence of a fiddle and banjo that come together on the fiery track. Lynch is as country as cornbread on the song and it definitely works for him.
Just one of the special elements to Lynch’s talent is that he shines on radio-friendly songs just as much as he does on charming ballads, and “Mind Reader” is a prime example of this. Lynch's subtle way of making common topics his own allows “Mind Reader” to be a simply laid back song, making it one of the top 10 best Dustin Lynch songs
Lynch’s music catalog doesn’t get much sweeter than this heartfelt song. While a groom singing about his bride on their wedding day is nothing new, Lynch has a genuine way of taking the sweet subject matter to new heights. The emotional lyrics about a man trying to fill the significant shoes of his bride’s father will have you swooning and the singer has enough conviction in his delivery to bring a tear to one’s eye. The song obviously made an impact with fans, as it appeared on Billboard’s Country Digital Song Sales chart at No. 39, even though it wasn’t released as a single.
The opening guitar riff may trick you into thinking that what’s about to follow is another anthem from Jason Aldean. While that’s not the case, Lynch delivers the song with just as much power and grit as the superstar himself. Packing plenty of energy to keep you listening the whole way through, Lynch delivers on a strong country song that easily topped the charts. He had already made a compelling case as one of the genre’s up and coming standout artists, and “Hell of a Night” only further moves him in the superstar direction.
Perhaps one of his best-produced songs, Lynch sounds as smooth as ever on “Small Town Boy.” As sing-along worthy as almost every other song in his trajectory, the track is certainly noteworthy with its melodious feel and polished vocal delivery. It’s the roll-your-windows-down kind of jam that serves as a natural fit for Lynch’s voice and musical style, making it a sure-fire radio hit.
From the second you hear the opening snaps and jangly guitar chords, “Where It’s At” commands as an earworm track. You can’t help but bob your head along to the infectious melody as Lynch’s voice glows singing about his favorite girl. It should come as no surprise that the light-hearted song scored Lynch his first No. 1 hit, solidifying him as an artist to keep an eye on.
This fiery tune is easily one of Dustin Lynch’s best songs. Its bold vibe and vivacious lyrics make the song’s production high quality. Racing to the top of the charts with its daring nature, Lynch convincingly takes listeners on the thrilling ride with him. “Can’t get you outta my head” is right – and we don’t mind!
Lynch truly made his mark on country music with this poignant track. The song has a powerful way of pulling you in and not letting go until the very last note. The singer’s sincerity makes you believe every word he croons, painting a beautiful image of a cowboy hopelessly in love with the angel of his dreams. “Cowboys and Angels” is the type of song that is special in every way and as a new artist, Lynch made a powerful statement with the song – and it’s paid off.