Review – Dylan Scott’s “Mmm, Mmm, Mmm”

Oh great, another damn bro country artist. It was bad enough with the current crop of bro country artists polluting the airways and here comes another one to pile on this heap of trash in country music. Scott is just like every other bro country artist. He talks about how old school artists like Merle Haggard, George Strait and Keith Whitley made a huge influence on him and how he wants to be just like them. Then he moves to Nashville and makes a song like this one. In 2014, we’ve gotten “Lookin’ For That Girl,” “Drink to That All Night,” “Where It’s At,” “Donkey” and now “Mmm, Mmm, Mmm.” The stupidity just doesn’t stop. It keeps finding ways to sink to the bottom even faster.

Let’s see if “Mmm, Mmm, Mmm” hits all of the items on the bro country check list. A mention of southern cuisine? Check. Calling his girl, “girl”? Check. Subtle reference to having sex with the girl? Check. Blue jeans? Check. A truck? Check. A stupid, catchy hook in the chorus? Check! And of course one more important thing to make sure of. Does it annoy the living hell out of me and make me lose hope in the future of country music? Big check. Unfortunately (fortunately?) he didn’t hit every thing on the list. There was no mention of a river bank or parking in a field (“pine trees” was the replacement). No mention of the “good stuff.” Biggest shocker, right? A truck was present in the song, but no mention of sitting on the back of the tailgate. There was also zero rapping and EDM elements in “Mmm, Mmm, Mmm.” On the bro country scale, Scott only hit 80% of the list. Dallas Davidson is disappointed in you.

In all seriousness, this is one of the worst songs of the year. And there’s been a lot of bad music as you saw on yesterday’s post for worst country songs of 2014. There is no creativity or thinking present with this song. The instrumentation is boring and the lyrics are down right reprehensible. A fifth grader could write a better song than this one. Then again a fifth grader is smarter than the people who enjoy listening to this type of trashy music and their vocabulary would be way over these listeners’ heads.

“Mmm, Mmm, Mmm” is promotion on the country music page on iTunes and it probably won’t be long before this song becomes a real big hit. It perfectly fits Music Row’s “demographic” and is very simple. The song is also only  just over two minutes long, which the radio stations will love. More time for car dealership ads in between the bro country bonanza. The ladies will think it’s cute and the frat bros will “jam” to it as they get plastered and find deep meaning in it.

Good thing I don’t listen to the radio because this song sucks. I hope I never have to hear it again. Go away, bro country!

Grade: 0/10