Colter Wall is a young, talented singer-songwriter from Saskatchewan, Canada. His music is a unique blend of folk, country, and rockabilly. He is known for his deep, baritone voice and his ability to tell a story through his songs. His music encompasses folk, country, and rockabilly elements and often features his banjo playing. In this article, we will count down the ten best Colter Wall songs of all time.
10. Sleeping on the Blacktop
This song was released in the year 2015 and is one of the top tracks in the album Imaginary Appalachia. This song is about the feeling of being restless and not able to sleep. Wall sings about the feeling of being trapped in a small town and wanting to get out. This song reached number seven on the Canadian Country Radio charts. This song has featured in an episode of the TV show Longmire.
9. The Devil Wears a Suit and Tie
The Devil Wears a Suit and Tie is a song about the Devil’s deceitfulness. It is a song with a deeper meaning of how the Devil can be very convincing. According to Discotech, This song reached number four on the US Billboard Country Airplay chart. Colter released this song in 2015 and it’s also in the album Imaginary Appalachia. The song has featured as a soundtrack in a couple of movies most notably in The Devil’s Rejects and The Hateful Eight. It is a song that will make you careful of the people you meet and the things you do.
Cowpoke is another amazing song off Colter Wall’s album Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs. It tells the story of a cowboy who is trying to make his way in the world. The song was written by Colter Wall in 2020 and is inspired by the poem “The Cowboy” by Carl Sandburg. It was well received by the fans reaching number three on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It has been used as a soundtrack in movies like The Revenant and The Big Lebowski.
7. Fraulein (feat. Tyler Childers)
Fraulein is a song about lost love and heartbreak, and it’s one of Colter Wall’s most emotive tracks. The song features Tyler Childers on harmony vocals, and his contributions add to the emotional power of the song. The song was released in 2017 and is in the self-titled album Colter Wall. This song reached number four on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It has been used as a soundtrack in the movie A Star is Born.
6. Kate McCannon
Released in the year 2017, Kate McCannon is a song about lost love and features some of Colter Wall’s most impressive guitar work. He passionately sings about a woman who he used to love, but she left him and moved on with her life. This song is from the album Colter Wall and is one of his best songs. According to Oldies, it was received well by the fans and reached number five on the Billboard 100 chart. This song has been used as a soundtrack in the movie Logan Lucky.
This is another song from the album Imaginary Appalachia. It is a song about a man telling his lover that he will be home at any old time. The song has a feeling of longing and homesickness. It was released in the year 2015 and featured another artist known as Belle Plaine. This song has been ranked number 43 on the billboard top 100 charts. It has also featured as a soundtrack in the movie The Revenant. The song Caroline has a simple but effective chord progression that creates a feeling of longing and nostalgia.
This song was released in 2017 and is about motorcycles. It’s a song about the American Dream and living life on the open road. It was written by Colter Wall and Jim Lauderdale and is among the best songs in the self-titled album Colter Wall. The song did well reaching number four on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Being a song about motorcycles and the open road, it was used in the movie The Revenant. The song is also used in the opening credits of the show Mayans M.C.
3. Johnny Boy’s Bones
This song is about a young man who dies before his time. It tells the story of how the young man lived his life and how he died. The song was released in 2015 in the album Imaginary Appalachia. The other artist featured in this song is The Dead South. This song reached number one on the Canadian Country Radio charts. It has been featured in several films, movies, and TV shows like The Revenant and Hell or High Water.
2. Big Iron
The Big Iron is a song about a killer and his prey. It is about an outlaw out on the loose taking care of some business. This song is a classic example of the storytelling that Colter Wall does so well. According to Whiskey Riff, this song was released in 2020 as a lead single in the album Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs. It is a song that has been used in the movie The Revenant and the video game Red Dead Redemption II. The song is written in the first person from the perspective of the killer. He is a cold and heartless man who takes what he wants. The song is set in the old west and paints a picture of a ruthless killer. Big Iron reached number one on the Canadian Country charts and number three on the US Country charts.
1. Thirteen Silver Dollars
Thirteen Silver Dollars is a song that was released in 2017 in his self-titled album Colter Wall. This song is about a young man who is given thirteen silver coins by his father before he goes off to fight in the Civil War. The young man promises his father that he will come back and spend the coins on a bottle of whisky. This song reached number ten on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. It has been used as a soundtrack in the movie The Revenant and the TV show Yellowstone.
As you can see, Colter Wall is a very talented artist with a lot of great songs. If you are a fan of country music, then you should check out his music. You will not be disappointed.