Greetings from Santa Fe, New Mexico!
I’m at a ranch for a week-long screenwriting retreat — something I’ve been looking forward to for many months.
Anytime there’s a trip I’m looking forward to, I have to make a playlist, of course. So, I made one for Santa Fe!
Keep in mind that, before this trip, I’d never been to Santa Fe, and since I’m staying at a ranch, I assume I’m not getting the same experience as if I were staying in the city.
I’m not trying to make excuses for my playlist, I just don’t want anyone to come for me! 🙂
I started the Playlist by adding songs that mention Santa Fe, but then added songs I think I’d want to listen to during my travel and days on the ranch.
Here are some of the artists you’ll hear on the playlist:
If you follow me on Spotify, you’ll notice I’ve been listening to a lot of Dave Barnes lately. But, his song, “Sunset, Santa Fe” was one of the main reasons I wanted to make this playlist.
I also added some of his other songs, such as “Nothing Like You,” “The L.A. Song,” and “Carry on, San Vicente.”
I have been listening to Kacey Musgraves more and more, and I like what I hear. I added several of her songs to the playlist, including “High Horse,” “Dime Store Cowgirl,” and “Golden Hour.”
I have to thank John Mayer for dropping Maren Morris onto my music radar, after he featured her on his song “Last Train Home.” She was also a guest on Andy Cohen’s radio show and he played several clips from her latest album, which I really enjoyed.
I added “The Feels,” “Detour,” and “Circles Around This Town” to the playlist. I love how she has a country sound and thoughtful lyrics, but the melody is often upbeat.
I’ve had the pleasure of seeing George Strait in concert twice, and he’s a country legend. He has so many iconic songs, I couldn’t resist adding at least one to the playlist!
I have been a Miranda Lambert fan for years, and while I love her older stuff, she has really been putting out some beautiful songs lately! I added “If I was a Cowboy,” “Tequila Does,” and “Tourist” to the playlist.
I love this song, too and, her husband is in the video!
If you’re interested, you can listen to my Santa Fe playlist on Spotify! I’ll continue to add songs to it as I think of them. Enjoy!
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