41 Best Carrie Underwood Songs

Cupid’s Got a Shotgun

Song Year: 2012

This song is full of dark humor, with Underwood singing about how she’s so resistant to love that Cupid’s arrows don’t work on her. However, Cupid figured out a shotgun could work since she isn’t bulletproof. Still, Underwood wears camouflage and hides in the darkness, trying to avoid love. She’s so against falling in love that she gets her gun and starts hunting Cupid.

Forever Changed

Song Year: 2012

This song follows a woman’s life by highlighting the most important moments. Underwood sings about how she fell in love with a man over the summer, then married him in the winter, as the nights lasted longer. Then she’s pregnant and gives birth during an Indian summer.

There’s also a verse about loss and how all these events change people in such drastic ways. What seems like a small or even a positive change can still make everything different.

All-American Girl

Song Year: 2007

This sweet song is about a man who couldn’t wait to have a son. He wanted to play football and take him fishing. However, he has a little girl, and he loves her so much that he’ll do anything for her. By the time she gets her first boyfriend, he also falls in love with her and gives up football to spend more time with her.

They later get married and talk about having children. The new husband admits he wants to have a daughter exactly like his wife, and they do, and he loves her more than anything.

So Small

Song Year: 2007

“So Small” is an inspiring song about how you can change your point of view and make your hardships easier to manage. Instead of trying to climb a mountain, you can take a step back and realize your problem isn’t that big. Something you keep searching for is right in front of you.

Love is the most important thing in life, so you should focus on that and put everything else in perspective.

Temporary Home

Song Year: 2009

“Temporary Home” is an emotional song about people looking for their places in life. The song starts with the story of a foster boy, then moves on to a young mother who wants to find the right house for her baby. It ends with an old man in a hospital bed, looking forward to being with God after he passes.

The overall feeling of this song is that life is a temporary home, and you can find solace in your faith.

Don’t Forget to Remember Me

Song Year: 2016

A young adult goes off to make it on her own after her eighteenth birthday in this Carrie Underwood song. She and her mother pack her belongings, and she takes a map and Bible with her. Once the girl is in her new apartment, she feels overwhelmed that she’s on her own with bills to pay. She calls her mom to remember them, then prays to get support in her new life.

Wine After Whiskey

Song Year: 2012

This song addresses how things change over time. It’s hard to notice day-to-day, but when you look back, the chasm seems massive. The singer was once young enough not to care about the world around her and only focused on having fun. As she got older, she realized she needed to take care of everything else to ensure it was a good environment.

Similarly, she can’t remember having feelings for someone she used to love so passionately. However, she knows that it was a strong love and won’t settle for anything less.

I Told You So

Song Year: 2007

Carrie Underwood has a lot of breakup songs where she regrets the relationship or takes revenge on her former love, but “I Told You So” is from the other side. She left her love and now realizes that she wants him back. She plans to call him and tell him she still loves him but isn’t sure if he’ll accept her words or will throw them in her face and stay broken up.

Cry Pretty

Cry Pretty

Song Year: 2018

Underwood sings about how she keeps herself guarded, never showing her emotions because she wants people to see her as someone strong. However, she’ll reach a point where she can’t keep it together. The song is a warning that when she falls apart, she won’t cry pretty. Pain is serious, and it’s too hard to fake it like it’s not hurting you, so you should let it out.

Inside Your Heaven

Song Year: 2005

This song is a bonus track from Carrie Underwood’s Some Hearts album. It’s about how much someone you love can do for you and how you yearn to support them in return. Underwood sings about how that person makes her dreams come true, and, in return, she wants to support them when they’re going through a hard time.

Flat on the Floor

Song Year: 2007

Underwood is hiding from the troubles of life and love in “Flat on the Floor.” She literally sings about staying on the floor and keeping low so no one can peek through the door and bother her. She thinks that staying down means nothing else can knock her any lower. She’s determined to hide until everyone leaves her alone and she can try and get her life together.

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