BitchTapes: Non-Terrible Songs About America

What many people think of as quintessentially patriotic songs are by male musicians (like Toby Keith, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson) so we've compiled a mix for the Fourth of July by oh-so-talented female musicians who also have a thing or two to say about the U.S. of A.


Yay America! from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.


Cheerleader - St. Vincent

Super America - Bad Bad Hats

Fireworks - Mitski 

Blue Jeans - Lana Del Rey 

The Only Place - Best Coast

Catfish - Waxahatchee 

Coming Down - Anais Mitchell 

Independence Day - Ani DiFranco 

American Boy - Estelle 

7/11 - The Postmarks 

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4 Comments Have Been Posted

Isn't Stars Canadian?

Isn't Stars Canadian?


& Estelle is English - the approach was to choose songs that referenced the U.S., not to choose songs from exclusively American artists :)

always listen to bree sharp's

always listen to bree sharp's "america," too.

Great Playlist

This is the first time I've listened to A Bitchtapes playlist. Thanks for introducing me to number of unique and moving songs. I'll be back!

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