Country music has been with us for a long time. Ever-changing and growing with the seasons - but keeping its core values in place. This style of music is filled with great melodies and stories that can take you away. Whether you love the sound of the fiddle, banjo or simply the lyrics - we’ve got a CD for every country music lover out there.
The sub-genres of country music
Country music has branched off into many different categories - starting with its roots and then adding a twist. Some of the sub-genres include alternative country, Americana, bluegrass, country rock, country pop - and of course, hillbilly, for when you want that authentic country feel.
This music will have you singing songs about love and loss, working hard or just having a cold one at the end of the day. Country music can take you on heartfelt journeys with rich melodies topped with truthful and authentic words. Pick up a CD to keep you humming along on long car journeys, or fans of vinyl can pick up a new record to enjoy at home.
The growing country music scene in the UK
With recent successful collaborations between country and pop artists, the genre is becoming increasingly more popular. You can find exactly what you’re looking for here at WHSmith. Browse our extensive selection online or come visit us in stores to see what we have to offer.