Celebrate the Heart of Country, Americana, and Roots Music!

Drop Us A Line, Y'all

Y'all interested in advertising, partnering up, contributing stories, joining our team, or just got a question? Well, don't be shy, drop us a line!

Follow Us

Blake Shelton’s “Sangria” Will Make You Want To Sip On The Spanish Wine

Blake Shelton's "Sangria"
by

Blake Shelton’s “Sangria” dominated the country music scene in 2015, and nobody’s arguing. You can’t simply get rid of the song when it is stuck on your head. It’s incredibly catchy, which makes listening to it once isn’t enough to satisfy your cravings for its sultry country melody.

The Tasteful Background of “Sangria”

All Blake Shelton songs are under the approval of his producer Scott Hendricks. Thanks to this man that we get to enjoy Shelton’s vocals on an alluring note. Scott initially passed on the song when songwriters Josh Osborne, J.T. Harding, and Trevor Rosen made a pitch on a Friday. Nevertheless, after two days, Shelton’s producer came around and said he actually wants the famous country singer to play it. When asked why Scott did change his mind? ‘Lo and behold, it’s because he can’t get it out of his head.

Another fun fact is that Blake Shelton wasn’t the first singer to get the offer, though. But as they say, the third time’s the charm, which happened to Shelton on this song.

Picturing the bars in Mexico that sit on the beach, “Sangria” takes you to the story of a woman and a man on vacation. The two shared drinks in a bar and spent the night together in pure bliss. The lyrics described the woman with “lips taste like sangria.” It has an impossibly catchy melody and lyrics that any listener will get hooked on quickly.

“Sangria’s” Performance

For some of you that don’t know, Sangria is an alcoholic drink that originated in Portugal and Spain. It’s a known Spanish beverage for the ladies as it’s best for chilling and drinking the night away. Blake Shelton’s “Sangria” was given a positive critical reception by Country Weekly’s Tammy Ragusa, who wrote how the song tastes like a subtle and appropriate Spanish flavor. Furthermore, he commented how super-sexy the cha-cha vibe of this piece thanks to its suggestive lyrics. It’s no wonder it turned into a country hit of 2015.

If you want to hear Blake Shelton’s “Sangria” sultry song, click on the video below.

Latest Stories

Charley Pride + Did You Think to Pray

Did You Think to Pray?: A Timeless Gospel Song by Charley Pride

In 1971, Charley Pride took a big step in his career when he released his first gospel song, “Did You Think to Pray,” as part of his album of the ...

Alabama + Tennessee River

“Tennessee River”: The Song That Launched Alabama’s Country Reign

In 1980, the American country music band Alabama released the chart-topping song titled “Tennessee River” as part of their album, My Home’s in Alabama. Upon the song’s release, it immediately ...

Waylon Jennings' Controversial Exit from We Are The World Recording Session

“No Good Ol’ Boy Sings in Swahili”: Waylon Jennings’ Exit from “We Are the World”

In January 1985, a supergroup of 46 of the biggest music artists of the time, including Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, and Billy Joel, as well as country stars Ray Charles, ...

Zach Bryan + Pink Skies

Zach Bryan’s “Pink Skies” Explores Loss and Love

Country music singer-songwriter Zach Bryan released “Pink Skies” as part of his album of the same title. It immediately became the talk of the town because of the (definitely not ...

Hank Williams - Hey Good Lookin'

Hank Williams’ Relatable Charm in “Hey, Good Lookin’” 

When Hank Williams arrived in 1949 in Nashville, he didn’t wait long to become one of the biggest stars in country music. A year later until 1951, he enjoyed the ...

Cavendish Beach Musical Festival 2024

Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title:Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2024Festival Duration:July 5-7, 2024Venue:Route 6 Ranch in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, CanadaPerformers Include:Brothers Osborne, Tyler Childers, Zac Brown Band, and moreTicket Information:Get Your Tickets Here ...

Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic 2024

Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title:Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic 2024Festival Duration:July 4, 2024Venue:Freedom Mortgage Pavilion in Camden, New JerseyPerformers Include:Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, and moreTicket Information:Get Your ...

Travis Tritt + Help Me Hold On

Travis Tritt Begs His Lover For One More Chance In “Help Me Hold On”

Country singer Travis Tritt scored his first number-one hit with his second release from his 1990 debut album Country Club titled “Help Me Hold On.” He co-wrote it with accomplished ...

Carrie Underwood Falls Off Stage on Tail End of South Carolina Concert

Carrie Underwood Rocks Carolina Country Music Fest Despite Rain

Country singer Carrie Underwood graced the last day stage of the Carolina Country Music Fest 2024 in Myrtle Beach and delivered one hell of a performance despite the massive downpour. ...

Billy Ray Cyrus Files for Divorce from Firerose, Seeks Annulment on Grounds of Fraud

Billy Ray Cyrus Files for Divorce from Firerose, Cites Fraud

American country singer Billy Ray Cyrus reached a breaking point with Australian singer Firerose just after seven months of marriage. According to court documents obtained by the Associated Press, Billy ...