5 Sturgill Simpson Songs That Will Get Any New Listener Hooked

"Sam":  Simpson's heartfelt tribute to a beloved dog, capturing the essence of country storytelling with relatable lyrics, perfect for fans of cowboy songs and poignant tales.

"Make Art Not Friends": Reflecting Simpson's artistic stance, this track from "Sound & Fury" delves into his disregard for industry norms, appealing to lovers of psychedelic rock and unapologetic expression.

"Brace for Impact (Live a Little)": Departing from traditional country, this blues-infused anthem from "A Sailor's Guide to Earth" urges listeners to embrace life, resonating with fans of blues-rock and existential reflections.

"Turtles All the Way Down": Simpson's bold exploration of psychedelic themes and existentialism, a standout from "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music," appeals to outlaw country enthusiasts and philosophical minds.

"You Can Have the Crown": Despite Simpson's aversion, this modern country anthem from "High Top Mountain" remains a fan favorite, blending traditional sounds with gritty storytelling for outlaw country aficionados.