What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that "Take a Little Ride" is a breezy country song that celebrates the joy of a warm night. The lyrics and content are clean, and the track makes you think of young love, summer nights, driving with the windows down, and being carefree.
What's the story?
Is it any good?
Aldean has gained popularity with his no-nonsense love of country ("Dirt Road Anthem") paired with a sentimentality ("Don't You Wanna Stay?") that you can't help but like and admire. "Take a Little Ride" is a simple love song with easy, colorful lyrics that take you back to the summer nights of youth. "Turn up the radio, put your pretty pink toes on the dash, lean a seat back, man I swear there ain't nothin' looks better than that." Whether you're a country fan or not, "Take a Little Ride" makes you want to do just that, preferably with the windows down, the radio turned up, and a soft breeze blowing.
Families can talk about...
Families can talk about what makes country music different from other mainstream genres like rap, pop, or hip-hop.
What types of topics are you likely to hear about in country music? Are these subjects universal, or do they appeal more to people who live in small towns?
Do you have to like country music to appreciate a song like this one? Why or why not?