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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The Swon Brothers, "What Ever Happened"

The Swon Brothers are in a decidedly Eighties mood on their new single "What Ever Happened," with a gloriously retro chorus guitar riff that sits somewhere between Prince and Crowded House. Former Voice finalists Zach and Colton Swon use this intoxicating throwback sheen as a way to wax nostalgic about the decline of civilization – from divorce to violence and hatred. It's debatable whether the "good old days" they long for actually existed at any point in time, let alone the Reagan Eighties, but it sounds so good you'll wish it were true. J.F.

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