David Nail is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Known for his mellow sound and classic aesthetic, he is deemed one of the most well-loved artists in the country. His genre of music is country, and he has songs that have touched on topics such as love, loss, addiction, and many more. He has had more than 20 music singles released in his career. In this article, we will discuss the ten best David Nail Songs of All-Time.
10. Whatever She’s Got
Whatever She’s Got is a song about a girl who has everything figured out, and her man profoundly loves her. He appreciates everything she got and loves that she always amazes him with her talents. This song was released in 2014 as the lead track in the album I’m a Fire. It was a masterclass that reached number four on the country charts. It has been used as a soundtrack in several films and TV shows like The Conjuring.
9. Night’s on Fire
Night’s on Fire is a song about a man and his lady having a good time on their night out. The lady has some elegant dance moves that look strong; the man cannot help but fall in love with her. According to The Boot, the song was released in 2016 as a part of his studio album, Fighter. It did well, reaching number eight on the country charts. This song has been featured in movies and television shows such as Transparent and Hot Pursuit.
8. Red Light
Released in the year 2009, Red light is a song about the signs that come by when a relationship is about to end. It talks about how the feelings fade and the relationship is over. It is one of the most soothing songs in his arsenal and has been widely used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows like Murder Country, Selfie, and Shut Eye. This song became a fun favorite, reaching number three on the country charts. It was the lead single in the album I’m About to Come Alive.
7. Let It Rain
This song was released in 2012 as one of the lead hits in the album, The Sound of a Million Dreams. This song is about two people who are not very happy with their situations and are having some troubles in life. They are not even able to have a good time with each other due to personal and professional issues. They both have their hearts on the line and do not want to leave everything for anything. The song was well received, reaching number seven on the country charts. Sarah Buxton is featured in this song which has been used as a soundtrack in the movie, Raze.
6. Kiss You Tonight
Kiss You Tonight is a song about a man having a bad day and going through some hard times. He wishes his lover was around to kiss him and make his day feel better. It was released in 2014 and was the leads single in the I’m a Fire album. David’s vocals and lyrical prowess is showcased clearly in this song. It reached number twelve on the country charts. It has been used as a soundtrack in The Lego Batman Movie.
5. Champagne Promise
This song is about a man given a promise by a lady they were sharing a drink with. He quickly informs her that he knows that is a Champagne Promise and will not hold her accountable for it. He knows that she will not keep it. According to Music Apple, the song was released in 2016 as one of the top tracks in the album, Fighter. It reached number fourteen on the country charts. It has also been used as a soundtrack in the movie, Last Flag Flying.
4. The Sound of a Million Dreams
Released in 2011, this song is about a man who has been through some hard times but will not give up until his voice is heard. Being one of the top tracks in the album The Sound of a Million Dreams, the song performed well, reaching number eight on the country charts. It has made its way into the movie and film industry featuring as a soundtrack of the movies, The Bourne Legacy, Life of Crime, and The Founder.
3. Someone Like You
Someone Like You is a song about a man who discovers that the girl he loves has moved on and is already married. He wishes he could find another girl like her who could understand him well. This song was released in the year 2012 and was one of the top tracks in his album 1979. It reached number five on the country charts. The song has been featured in the movie, The Muppets and the television shows such as South of Hell.
Forgiveness is a song about someone who wishes to have had enough time to talk to someone he can no longer converse with. He wishes he forgives his mother after she has passed away. This song was released in 2019 as a lead single in the album Oh, Mother and did well, reaching number seventeen on the country charts. The song has been featured in the movies such as The Wall and is played on several shows like Revenge, The Magicians, and Shameless.
1. In The Ghetto
In The Ghetto is a song about a man explaining the hardships people in the ghetto face daily. He explains that he is one person who has been there. He knows what it is like to be in the ghetto. This song was released in 2016 as one of the top tracks in the album Uncovered. He showcases his storytelling abilities in this song by explaining the challenging nature and lifestyle there. It reached number five on the country charts and has been used as a soundtrack in movies and television series like The Deep End and Shut Eye.