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Alternative country is a term used to describe a number of country music subgenres that tend to differ from mainstream or pop country music. The term is sometimes known as Alt. country and has included country music bands that have incorporated influences ranging from american roots music, bluegrass, rock & roll, rockabilly, acoustic music, americana, honky-tonk and punk rock.

Alternative country can refer to several ideas. Most generally, any musician who plays a type of country music different from the prevailing trend can be said to play "alternative country". By this standard, for example, the Bakersfield sound was alternative in the 1950s, and the Lubbock sound musicians were ...
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LOVE IS IN THE DETAIL - (by Purple Mountain)  Year: 2015
Purple Mountain Soulful roots country vocal that hits hard from the downbeat. Memorable lyric and authentic feel. This one's fun.. Just right for In Store Play, Female Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal HD) - Country, Alt Country  
777514 2:43 Fast 156   


SHE CAN'T SHAKE - (by Steve "Daddy-O" Byers)  Year: 2011
Steve "Daddy-O" Byers Upbeat Male Vocal with a Rockabilly/Country sound. Fits into 60s-present day as far as sound. Similiar Modern Country style to Marty Stuart, genuine 1950's rockabilly of Ricky Nelson, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
469241 2:44 Fast 168   
Variation - Country, Country Pop
464902 2:42 Fast 166   


HALF AND HALF - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Bouncy shuffle country/rock track with sincere male vocal. Medium fast tempo, ccol and hip sound, like The Lumineers or some of the White Stripes music. Nostalgic flavor. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357424 5:02 Med Slow 95   


IN THE BIG EASY - (by Purple Mountain)  Year: 2006
Purple Mountain Barrel House, Honky Tonk, Boogie Woogie piano thing backed by rock steady live band and topped with a great vocal. This is Americana and that stands for everything dynamic and fun! Videos TV Movies Commercials Radio, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Country, Alt Country
652381 2:46 Very Fast 172   
60sec - Rock, Blues Rock
406208 1:00 Very Fast 172   
Full Track - Soundalikes, Jerry Lee Lewis
326987 2:42 Very Fast 172   
30sec - Corporate, Radio/Multimedia
406161 0:30 Very Fast 172   


TIME - (by Herrick)  Year: 2015
Herrick A driving melodic track featuring a female vocal about never letting someone break her heart again. And time will chase away all pain. Female Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
739081 3:50 Med Slow 97   


COUNTRY DRIVE - (by Fredrick John Pugsley)  Year: 2015
Fredrick John Pugsley Upbeat, hypnotic driving country groove. Haunting and mysterious with a sense of always moving forward. Catchy and compelling. Perfect for road trips, chase scenes, or just plain ‘take the car out for a spin and let’s have fun’ scene. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
750605 3:57 Very Fast 176   


DUELING REDNECKS - (by Daniel Alflatt)  Year: 2012
Daniel Alflatt Distorted steel guitars & banjos battle it out in this drunken, hillbilly hoedown. Inspired by the track Dueling Banjos featured in the movie Deliverance this 30 second piece of music creates a fun, quirky and upbeat vibe perfect for commercials & bumpers. Distorted and clean versions available! Instrumental, Country, Bluegrass
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
30sec - Country, Bluegrass
547097 0:32 Medium 106   
30sec (Clean Mix) - Country, Alt Country
547107 0:32 Medium 106   


DEAD AND BURIED - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Grinding gritty guitar segues to flowing male vocal alt-country rocker with twangy guitars, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357427 3:34 Medium 117   


CLOUDY DAY - (by Hank Sable)  Year: 2009
Hank Sable Moody and melancholy tune with sincere Female Vocals and featuring an Acoustic Piano. Female Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
384536 3:50 Medium 105   


THIS IS ACID COUNTY - (by Rokuro)  Year: 2013
Rokuro A Totally original mid tempo nu disco club track, Funky stab baseline makes way for country and western Guitars and 303 Acid style synths, This Is A sure fire winner, Will work on many diffent types of tv shows and Media Projects. One of the best Sync Tracks you will come across.. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
622428 2:45 Medium 123   


BRICKS (VOCAL) - (by Steve "Daddy-O" Byers)  Year: 2009
Steve "Daddy-O" Byers Guitar driven song with strong Male Vocal. Fits into 60's-present day as far as sound. Upbeat, positive track with driving sound combined with Stray Cats rockabilly, also similiar to the sounds of Marty Stuart, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and others. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Country, Alt Country
433138 2:58 Fast 152   
Variation - Rock, Blues Rock
462191 2:55 Fast 151   
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
459317 2:58 Fast 152   


DAMAGE IS DONE - (by Craig Rempel)  Year: 2011
Craig Rempel A song that deals with the issue of domestic violence. The lyrics offer strong imagery that allow the listener to be taken into the story about a woman and her children. The imagery is supported by the dobro, fiddle, slide guitar, powerful male vocals with well placed harmonies, guitar solo. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
506357 3:58 Med Slow 96   
Variation (instrumental) - Rock, Pop Rock
506509 3:58 Med Slow 96   


CAN'T TELL YET - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Male vocal rock trio, alt-country rocker, mid-tempo head-bopper, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357423 2:57 Medium 129   


BRANDED - (by Medina)  Year: 2010
Medina Emotional driving song about a couple making it along the road though they've been Branded. Female vocal, classic country guitar work, possibly for driving scenes, road trips long distance & rural melancholy. Love scenes, wireless long-distance communication, relationships. Amtrak Verizon, Female Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
438471 4:42 Med Slow 85   


A ROUGH BUCK - (by Pandemic)  Year: 2014
Pandemic A country, americana track Open Country, Open Highway, Road trip Music, Open Canyon. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
639244 3:37 Medium 108   


BUCKLE UP - (by Pandemic)  Year: 2014
Pandemic A country, americana track, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
639245 2:31 Med Slow 86   


SLOW COUNTRY WALTZ - (by Fredrick John Pugsley)  Year: 2015
Fredrick John Pugsley A haunting, evocative, mellow, laid-back country waltz instrumental. Piano, acoustic guitar and mournful, tender violin create a wonderful, dreamy, deeply romantic vibe. Dance with your lover and feel the slow-burning love. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
750604 4:27 Slow 65   


OUT ON THE ROAD - (by Doug Kidder)  Year: 1989
Doug Kidder Trad-Alt Country Style song update featuring vocals with harmony acoustic guitar lap slide guitar bass drums reflecting on a musicians life out on the road playing dives a true romance with loneliness little money smoky bars hard life rural back road sad sound suitable for broadcast Film/TV/Internet, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
750321 5:00 Medium 128   
Variation A (T6 ec3) - Country, Country Traditional
750317 5:00 Medium 128   
Variation B ((T8ec2) less bright) - Blues, Country Blues
750318 5:00 Medium 128   
Variation C ((T8 ec3) brightest *updated*) - Country, Classic Country
750319 5:00 Medium 128   


NOTHING ON ME - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Jangly male vocal alt-country rocker, good for restless country scenes, devil-may-care attitude, untouchable rebellious spirit, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357416 4:47 Medium 124   


SOMEBODY OTHER THAN ME - (by Robin Munson)  Year: 2005
Robin Munson This is an up-tempo, raucous country song with a rock country feel. Featuring a rockin' honky tonk piano and guitar solo as well as fiddle, harmonica and pedal steel. The song centers on a woman who is suspicious of her man's sudden overplayed romantic attention. Female Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
Mature Lyrics
507795 3:48 Med Fast 148   
Variation (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
507794 3:45 Med Fast 148   


SWEET SHINE - (by Pandemic)  Year: 2014
Pandemic A country, americana track, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
639243 3:17 Med Slow 83   


COUNTRY RIDE - (by Pandemic)  Year: 2014
Pandemic A country, americana track, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
638722 2:26 Medium 120   


FOLLOW ME AWAY - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Hard-hitting driving alt-country rocker, male vocal, fast guitars, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357425 2:21 Medium 129   


WON'T YOU LOVE ME TOO? - (by Steve Dafoe)  Year: 2004
Steve Dafoe The Frustration of one's love over time that is not returned. The person in front of you not knowing how you feel! Lyrical themes are Unrequited Love, Regret, Sadness Depression, Anguish, Desperation, Broken Hearts, Wishing to be in Love, Loneliness and the Frustration of it all. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
238198 3:24 Med Fast 137   


THE NORTH SONG - (by BadaBing BadaBoom)  Year: 1998
BadaBing BadaBoom Irreverent look at the differences between the North and South. Humorous images and actions. Fast paced and campy. Great for movie and tv background or feature. Great for Travel Channel. Good for opening or closing film credits. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
733971 5:27 Medium 124   


OPEN COUNTRY - (by Fredrick John Pugsley)  Year: 2015
Fredrick John Pugsley A wide-open spaces feel to this country instrumental groove. Bright acoustic guitars, tremolo electric guitar, piano and soaring strings create a summery, relaxing, time-out vibe. Lay back and enjoy a sunny, reflective day, or drive across the open country without a care in the world. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
750521 3:22 Medium 107   


IN LINE OF DANCING - (by Pandemic)  Year: 2014
Pandemic A country, americana track, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
638725 3:26 Medium 122   


COMING BACK HOME TO ME - (by Purple Mountain)  Year: 2009
Purple Mountain Flawlessly recorded modern country pop song with live band production and a flowing groove. This elegant track creates a smooth background just right for In store play and other performance uses. Male Vocals, Country, Country Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Country, Country Pop
652363 3:03 Medium 119   
Variation (Pop Mix) - Country, Country Pop
558177 1:44 Medium 119   
30sec - Dramatic, Calm Mellow Music
360508 0:30 Medium 119   
Full Track (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
331780 3:24 Medium 119   
60sec - Corporate, Corp. Pop Easy Listening
360506 1:00 Medium 119   


NO SIPIN' BAR - (by The Vultures)  Year: 2009
The Vultures Cool "Floribbean" feel-good track, in the vein of Jimmy Buffet songs. Jangly guitar and tropical percussion. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country  
376319 3:42 Medium 123   


COUNTRY CHICKEN PICKIN - (by Sean John Clark)  Year: 2013
Sean John Clark Fast country 'chicken pickin' guitar leads forming a great, catchy melody. This is a perfect fit for quirky or busy scenes in shows such as Call of the Wildman, Dirty Jobs, Billy the Exterminator, and Duck Dynasty. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
569348 2:23 Med Fast 149   


WITH THE DOGS - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Guitar-pickin' jangly male vocal alt-country, somber and serene, transitions to more bouncy mood with jews harp, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357419 3:59 Med Slow 82   


THAT'LL NEVER WIN - (by Purple Mountain)  Year: 2010
Purple Mountain Positive wholesome and punchy contemporary country roots vocal track with live instruments for that Nashville sound. This flowing elegant track creates a smooth background just right for videos, corporate branding, product launch commercial advert, voice overs and multi media uses. Male Vocals, Americana, Americana
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Vocal) - Americana, Americana
653003 3:00 Medium 120   
Full Track (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
478640 2:57 Medium 120   


AMERICAN IN PARIS - (by Sean McCabe)  Year: 2012
Sean McCabe upbeat track about a young American writer living in Paris who falls on hard times but discovers a way to make a living by singing Bob Dylan songs in the metro. Hard driving ska beat, catchy hook, American In Paris theme, perfect for movie about expatriates, artists bohemian life, lost generation, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country  
547842 4:20 Medium 119   


LETTING GO - (by Herrick)  Year: 2015
Herrick A Bluesy track featuring a hot female vocal about letting go of a relationship and starting new. Freedom from the past and looking forward to the feature. Female Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
739085 3:23 Med Slow 83   


RIDING OVER THE PRAIRIE - (by Shamis Khassenov)  Year: 2015
Shamis Khassenov Catchy ballad with a happy fresh melody on e-guitar. Stays in your head evokes visions of the road and freedom. Works well for commercials, movie scenes, corporate, teenage scenes. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
753920 2:26 Med Fast 137   


LOST HORSE MINE (PART 1) - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Jangly distortion guitar instrumental, a bit angst-ridden and dark, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357421 1:17 Med Slow 89   


LONESOME RANGER - (by One To 7 Music)  Year: 2013
One To 7 Music A slow and somewhat doom laden country / americana track. Simple arrangement with one electric guitar, bass guitar and sparse clap rhythm. Serious, masculine, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
10 Mixes Available
683819 2:08 Slow 72   


COUNTRY RIDER - (by Fredrick John Pugsley)  Year: 2015
Fredrick John Pugsley Upbeat, driving country groove with catchy guitar lines and uplifting ‘chorus’. Joyful and happy. Perfect for driving / biking through wide-open spaces with the wind in your face. Fresh and exciting. Motivational and spirited. Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
750578 4:07 Med Fast 144   


RINGS OF GOLD - (by Damian Boucher)  Year: 2010
Damian Boucher country song about how hard it is to stay married, female vocals, mandolin, violin and romance. New Years break-up, Love like gold should last forever. Possible uses; romantic break-up, wedding, wedding jewelry commercial, growing together, Valentines Day, Anniversary, Female Vocals, Country, Country Pop
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Country Pop
446312 3:24 Med Slow 100   
Full Track (Instrumental) - Country, Alt Country
452945 3:25 Medium   


RIVER RAN RED - (by The Coydogs)  Year: 2008
The Coydogs Distortion guitar-driven male vocal alt-country rocker, Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
357420 2:38 Medium 125   


SPEND A LITTLE TIME WITH YOU - (by Kevin Reardon)  Year: 2009
Kevin Reardon Mellow, Easy Going, and Jazzy Americana Roots Country Pop Song feat. male vocals. Enjoying each others company in nature setting, skipping stones, fishing, walking down a stream, in no rush, getting some R & R. Male Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
605685 3:19 Med Slow 96   
Variation - Corporate, Corporate Country
605554 3:20 Med Slow 96   


WESTERN SHOOTERS - (by Shamis Khassenov)  Year: 2015
Shamis Khassenov This bluesy track features deep drums with a western banjo feel like picking. Gradually the song moves to beautiful chorus with e-guitar lead that sounds like True Detective, Breaking Bad theme songs. Great for westerns, shooting scenes, outlaw, sheriff, wild west, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
753922 1:23 Medium 110   


WALK AWAY - (by Pandemic)  Year: 2014
Pandemic A country, americana track, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
638726 3:33 Med Slow 83   


CANYON BLAZE - (by HarpString Productions)  Year: 2009
HarpString Productions A real Texas western sound. Perfect for anything involving cowboys or the old west. Features electric and acoustic guitars. Coyote vocals in the middle. Very climactic. Several stopping points that are very helpful for editing telvision or radio spots. Very effective background music. Instrumental, Country, Country Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Country Rock  
365371 1:27 Slow 70   
30sec - Country, Country Ballads  
368646 0:30 Slow 70   
60sec - Country, Alt Country  
376988 1:00 Slow 70   


COUNTRY JOY RIDE - (by Kyle Kniceley)  Year: 2013
Kyle Kniceley A feelgood cross between Folk, Bluegrass and Country, this track bounces along with drums, bass and banjo as electric guitars play happy melodies. A nice track for scenes of simple joys, happiness, family and great times of country life. Instrumental, Country, Bluegrass
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
11 Mixes Available  
646607 1:42 Med Fast 100   


BACK TO PARADISE - (by Larry Folk)  Year: 1997
Larry Folk This is a rockin bluesy country song with some great blues harp and electric guitars. A fun song about middle age lovers trying to recapture some of the passion of their youth instead of watching TV for another Friday night. Pull the blind, keep the lights on, and crank it up! Male Vocals, Country, Country Rock
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Male Vocals) - Country, Country Rock
455466 4:06 Medium 120   
Variation (Instrumental w BGs ) - Country, Alt Country
455575 4:13 Medium 120   


STRAY DOG - (by Craig McConnell)  Year: 2009
Craig McConnell Rustic, Rural, Earthy, Honest, Country instrumental track featuring acoustic guitar and dobro slide guitar. Energetic sweet upbeat fun festive & wholesome. Suitable for Film/TV Advertising. Fun folksy families and their kids, mutts, puppies, lazy backwoods afternoons. Gone fishing, biscuits & gravy, Instrumental, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
337099 2:50 Med Slow 98   


LUCY'S SONG - (by Robin Munson)  Year: 2003
Robin Munson A tender "slice of life" song about how sometimes, our most cherished hopes and desires to be there for those we love fall victim to the day-to-day necessities we all face. Female Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Country, Alt Country
373527 3:24 Med Slow 82   


DRIVE - (by Herrick)  Year: 2011
Herrick A mid tempo ballad with a catchy melody. Stays in your head and wont go away. A song that generates visions of the road and freedom in your head. Would Work well for commercials, movie scenes and more... Give it a listen. Melodic, breezy, Driving, nothing to hold you back, Mixed Vocals, Country, Alt Country
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Breezey Vocal Version) - Country, Alt Country
716771 4:23 Med Slow 90   


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