25 Best Country Songs of 2014

Little Big Town's shocker, Keith Urban's rocker and more of the songs stuck in our heads this year

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14. Lee Ann Womack, "The Way I'm Livin'"

Leave it to one of country music's most extraordinary expressionists to turn a dance with the devil into nearly four minutes of heavenly bliss. The title track from Womack's first album in six long years doesn't really explore any new territory for her, but it doesn't have to. Coming face to face with her demons, the narrator knows change is a hard-won battle so she resigns to the fact that her wicked ways are probably going to be hanging around a good (or bad?) long time. A six-year wait behind us, let's hope Womack and the devil are ready to go another few rounds (on record at least) sooner rather than later.

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