Canadian singer, songwriter, and dancer Tate McRae has been making music for years now and has released some incredible songs along the way. She was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on July 1, 2003, and has been active in the music industry since 2011. she went to school at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and has honed her skills ever since. Throughout her life, Tate has been inspired by a range of different musicians and styles, which has led to her creating her unique sound. Now, at 18 years old, Tate is just getting started in her music career, and we can’t wait to see what she comes out with next. In the meantime, here are 10 of our favorite Tate McRae songs so far.
10. R U OK (2021)
R U OK was released on December 13, 2020, through RCA Records. Telling the story of a toxic relationship, this emotionally powerful song is one that we can all relate to. Tate’s incredible vocals and lyrics shine through in this track, making it one of our favorites. The song was first posted in TikTok by Tate McRae, and she described it as a song she never taught she would write because it has a fetish tone.
9. Slower (2021)
If you have been heartbroken, then this is your song. It’s a slow ballad with a sad but beautiful melody, showcasing Tate’s soulful voice. The lyrics are powerful and touching, and the song perfectly represents the pain of love lost. It’s from the album “Too Young to Be Sad,” one of the best Tate McRae albums.
8. Stupid (2021)
“Stupid” is about a relationship that McRae was in where she was the one who was always making an effort, and her partner wasn’t doing anything to try and make things better. She explained: “It’s just about that kind of relationship where you’re both trying so hard, and it feels like it’s not worth it in the end.” The song was released as a promotional single from her Decade of Summer: The 10s album.
7. One day (2017)
If you are hoping for a better future, One day is the song to listen to. It’s a beautiful ballad from the 2017 album “One Day” with a hopeful message, and it showcases Tate’s incredible vocal range. The lyrics are powerful and touching, and the song perfectly represents the hope for a better tomorrow. The song is among our favorites, and we are sure that you will like it too.
6. Working (2021)
Working talks about the struggles of working a dead-end job. It’s a powerful song with a sad but beautiful melody, showcasing Tate’s soulful voice. The lyrics are powerful and touching, and the song perfectly represents the frustration of working hard but not getting anywhere. The song is also from the “Too Young to Be Sad” album; check out the whole album and listen to all the other songs.
5. You (2021)
Number five on our list is “You.” “You” was released as a promotional single on April 17, 2021. It was written by Tate McRae, Ali Tamposi, and Ross Golan. The song is about a young couple who are in a long-distance relationship. Tate McRae has said that the song is about her and her boyfriend at the time. The song has been certified Gold by the RIAA. “You” was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2022 Grammy Awards. Music critics have praised the song numerous times, and that is how you know it is a great song. MTV wrote that the song “is a heartbreaking ballad about a young couple in a long-distance relationship.” Billboard wrote that the song is “a beautiful ballad about young love.” The Independent wrote that song is “an emotive ballad about young love in a long-distance relationship.”
4. That way (2021)
Another song from the “You” album is That way, and that is why it is number four on the list. Released as a promotional single in 2021, “That way” has done very well. It is a very emotional song about befriending a guy who does not feel for you. The guy insists that they are just friends and their friendship will never be anything more, but sometimes he acts like they have some chemistry. That ends up heartbreaking because she knows she will never be with him.
3. Feel like sh*t (2021)
“Feel like sh*t” is one of Tate McRae’s most popular songs. It was released in 2021 from her album with the same name and was received very well by her fans. The song is about a break-up and how the person feels. They feel like sh*t because they loved that person so much, and they do not understand how the relationship ended. The song is very emotional and showcases Tate’s incredible vocal range.
2. She’s All I Wanna Be (2022)
Number two on our list is the 2022 track “She’s all I want to be.” The song is from the album “She’s All I Wanna Be,” about being jealous of another woman who seems to have everything you could ever dream of. Tate McRae sings about how this other woman has everything she wants in life and how she can’t help but be jealous of her. Her significant other even tries to convince her that the woman poses no threat, but she is not convinced.
1. You broke me first (2020)
Number one on the list and the song we loved goes to you broke me first. Released on April 17, 2020, the song first gained popularity on Tiktok. The song has been very successful, with 1.3 billion streams on different social media platforms. It talks about someone in a relationship who does not care about their partner. They break up, but six months later, they want them back. It is about knowing they want you but have to be strong and not let them back.
These are the 10 best Tate McRae songs so far. She has released some amazing music in a short amount of time, and these are some of her best tracks. These songs showcase her powerful voice and her ability to write emotional lyrics. Her music is moving and heartbreaking, and it’s sure to touch your heart. I hope you enjoy these songs as much as I do. Thanks for reading.