Are you ready for new Rascal Flatts music?
The band just went up to the upper part of the charts with their latest single. It’s been 15 years since they debuted on the charts and they’re still going strong. They’re with the best label in Nashville and their music sounds as fresh as ever. Here is their next single. It sounds like another hit.
Payback – Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts used to be the new kids on the block. I remember seeing a Lonestar concert around 2001 or something and the band mentioned how Rascal Flatts was probably going to be the next big thing in country music. And they were right.
Now Rascal Flatts are the old act on the scene. They’re where Lonestar was back then, which is fighting for new fans and Rascal Flatts continues to do that and do it well. This song has a classic Rascal Flatts feel to it, but it also sounds fresh. The sound is different. I would say it’s still pretty light and fun, but there is a little more edge in there, which makes the song more enjoyable and punchy.
The lyrics are also modern. You have mentions of texting and Instagram. Those things definitely weren’t around in 2000.
The song is about a guy that’s almost taking advantage of a girl in a situation where she’s broken up with her boyfriend. Something has happened and she’s really pissed. The new guy figures he’s fine if she wants to have a little payback and maybe it’ll lead to something more.
This song is fun. It makes you kind of smile and dance along. That’s a good place for Rascal Flatts to be. I’m sure it will be a hit as the summer rolls along.
What do you think?
Chart Estimate: #3
CML Points: 82/100