Brothers Osborne are arguably this decade’s most talented country music duo. The massively talented duo has released some incredible songs that feature their signature heavy guitar riffs and booming baritones that have endeared them to many modern country music fans. The duo consists of two brothers, T.J Osborne and John Osborne, who were born in a musical family where their parents wrote and played music often. During family gatherings, the duo would often participate and perform in front of the family, which they found to be a lot of fun. In 2013, the duo released their first single, “Let’s Go There,” which launched them to the mainstream country music scene. Over time, the duo has released three studio albums and has received various accolades and nominations to various awards, including the prestigious Grammy Awards. Here are the top ten Brothers Osborne songs of all time.
Starting us off in the tenth position is a track from their debut album, Pawn Shop. The track features a video that was filmed at the Happy Harbour Restaurant in Deale, Maryland, where the Brothers Osborne grew up. “Rum” is a fantastic song with great lyrical content and a catchy chorus that you will absolutely love. The track made its debut on the US Billboard Country Airplay at number 55 before peaking at position 27. The track has also been certified gold by the RIAA.
9. I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)
The number nine song in our list of the best Brothers Osborne songs of all time is a romantic and endearing ballad that sees the two brothers offer their hearts to a lover. The song’s concept came about from something Shane McAnally said to the two brothers during a writing session. The song features a sentimental video of a professional bull rider who struggles with substance abuse and stays away from those who love him.
8. 21 Summer
“21 Summer” was a bit different in terms of style when compared to other songs in the Brothers Osborne 2016 album Pawn Shop. The track, which has a late summer vibe to it, has a chill beat that gives it a different feel from songs such as “Rum” and “It Ain’t My Fault.” According to T.J Osborne, the song was inspired by his first heartbreak after his secret relationship ended, and he could not talk about it with anyone.
7. Stay a Little Longer
The music duo courted controversy when they released the video of this song which featured scenes of interracial couples, same-sex couples, and couples with a huge age difference. It’s safe to say that the video had gone the length as far as country music videos go. Despite the controversial video, the song’s message was how couples go through rough patches during their relationship, but in the end, they always come back together.
6. All Night
“All Night” is a feel-good song that was written by the two brothers, along with Andrew DeRoberts and Jay Joyce, the producer. In an interview regarding this song, the duo said that the song didn’t have a complicated thought process behind it and they just wanted a song that their fans would love and sing along with. The video of the song features alternate scenes of the duo performing as well as scenes of a man who receives a package that has dancing puppets. “All Night” has become of the band’s signature songs and also one of their must-play songs during concerts and shows.
5. Pushing Up Daisies (Love Alive)
The Brothers Osborne have to be one of the most underrated acts in country music. Our number five track will have you reminiscing of the earlier Zac Brown Band albums. The fact that this song comes from a mainstream country act proves that this band is the cream of the crop when it comes to country music bands. The track, “Pushing Up Daisies” was released in 2018 from their second LP, Port Saint Joe.
4. Pawn Shop
The number four song in our list comes from the duo’s Grammy-nominated album, Pawn Shop. The track, which is uniquely written features some great vocals from the duo. The track drives the message of the entire album which is about a pawn shop.
3. Weed, Whiskey, and Willie
“Weed, Whiskey and Willie” is one of the most personal tracks that the duo has ever done. The track, which is derived from the duo’s 2018 LP, Port Saint Joe is an ode to the things that the Brothers Osborne take solace in whenever things take a turn to the worst. According to the duo, there are vices that you normally turn to whenever you are feeling down and out or heartbroken. According to John Osborne, the most common vices that people turn to are Weed, Whisky, and Country music.
2. Shoot Me Straight
“Shoot Me Straight” is a song about alcohol and making poor decisions. The track, which was initially conceived as a ballad, is uptempo and features impressive guitar work from John Osborne as the vocals fade out around the two-and-a-half-minute mark during the song. The song’s music video features the duo playing music in an open field full of beautiful women. The track is a great listen and is one of the coolest songs in country music.
1. It Ain’t My Fault
The number one song in our countdown of the best Brothers Osborne songs of all time is about a guy who refuses to own up to his mistakes and actions. “It Ain’t My Fault” is undoubtedly the standout track on the duo’s 2016 debut album, Pawn Shop. The song’s video, which features guys robbing a pawn shop while wearing masks of former US presidents such as Donald Trump, Barrack Obama, and George Bush, pays homage to the 1991 film, “Point Break.”