10 Shania Twain Songs to Reignite Your Fandom in 2017
Shania Twain‘s songs, like the artist herself, are timeless. The Canadian country-pop queen reigned the airwaves in the 1990s, blasting out woman-empowering anthems and sensitive ballads that consistently climbed the charts and left fans wanting more. Twain’s captivating voice, sassy attitude and whistle-worthy good looks are just a few reasons she has become the country icon we know today. To honor this accomplished songstress, we have compiled a list of her best songs.
“Honey I’m Home”
“Honey I’m Home” is a song every working woman can identify with. Its heavy stomp-clap rhythm invites you to join in easily. One of her most successful hits, the song hit number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It’s a classic country song with a hint of rock — a perfect representation of what Twain is all about.
“Don’t Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)”
The second single off Twain’s Come on Over album, this lighthearted country-pop tune puts you in a good mood from the first note. The hooky fiddle melodies and toe-tapping beat make you want to stop what you’re doing and square dance. “Don’t Be Stupid” reached No. 6 on Billboard‘s country charts and kept Twain on an upward journey toward unprecedented crossover success.
“The Woman in Me (Needs the Man in You)”
As the title track off Twain’s first commercially successful album, this sultry love song came with an equally sexy (yet classy) music video. Though it only reached No. 14 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart, the star’s subtlety and approachable beauty established her as the sort of gal you’d be lucky to have, but could still take home to Mom.
“You’re Still the One”
This airy pop-country ballad was an instant crossover hit, peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and winning Twain two Grammys in 1999. It propelled her further into superstardom, solidifying her status as a pop culture icon. If you didn’t know who Twain was before this song, you did after.
“Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?”
The first single off Twain’s breakout album The Woman in Me, “Whose Bed …” reached No. 11 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 1995, laying the groundwork for who she wanted to be as an artist. The classic country style and catchy melody put her on the map and launched her career as a powerful female force in country music.
“From This Moment On”
Close your eyes for a moment while you listen to this song and you might remember slow-dancing with a football player, or crying in your car after a breakup. “From This Moment On” is everything a ballad should be. In the duet version, Twain’s voice blends perfectly with Bryan White’s as they declare their unending love over swelling strings and a key change that comes at just the right second, earning this song a permanent place on this list of the best Shania Twain songs.
“That Don’t Impress Me Much”
Once again, Twain makes that man prove himself worthy of her attention in “That Don’t Impress Me Much” — even if he’s a rocket scientist! This dancey country-rock hit is a classic tune, conveying the sassy attitude and catchy melodies Twain is so known for. The song reached No. 8 on Billboard’s Hot Country chart and remains one of her most well-known songs to date.
“(If You’re Not in It for Love) I’m Outta Here!”
This bluesy ultimatum was yet another No. 1 hit for Twain from her The Woman in Me album. The song’s unique blend of blues, pop and country styles combined with its key change from verse to chorus and signature clapping rhythm make it a standout tune worthy of slot number three on our list of the best Shania songs.
“Man! I Feel Like a Woman!”
Can anyone hear the phrase “Let’s go girls” without immediately thinking of this song? No, because it’s impossible. The track’s iconic intro lick and catchy singalong vibe won this song a Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance in 2000 and a No. 4 slot on the country charts. The most staunch pop purists can still sing along to this one years later, even if they mumble the chorus a bit in the middle.
“Any Man of Mine”
Any true country girl would gladly claim this anthem. Its stomp-clap rhythm and upbeat fiddle licks give it a straight up down-home country feel, and its message is clear: whether she’s late for a date or burns your dinner, you are still lucky to have her. It’s obvious why this tune — the second single from “The Woman in Me” — was Twain’s first No. 1 hit and our pick for her No. 1 best song.