10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week: Jana Kramer, Brandy Zdan and More

Kramer's moody "Dammit," Americana rocker Zdan's "Get to You," Carrie Underwood's "Cry Pretty" and more songs to hear right now

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Neko Case, "Bad Luck"

Neko Case's latest song, "Bad Luck," was born of real-life disaster – the Canadian singer-songwriter finding out her house burned down – but its true inspiration comes from everyday neuroses and psychological hang-ups. And, boy, does it sound fun. A barreling embodiment of Murphy's Law ("I died and went to work," goes the cooing refrain), Case bats aside a bad day for the ages with an existential shrug and an infectious power-pop hook that makes its own luck with a carefree, hip-shaking attitude. J.G

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