You’re 100% Yeehaw if You Can Finish These Kacey Musgraves Lyrics


By: Ruby Scalera

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About This Quiz

Kacey Musgraves was born in Texas, and her songs are often about life in small towns and how hard it can be to leave, having your heart broken and finding love again, and other classic country themes. Though she is a dyed-in-the-wool country singer, Kacey Musgraves has written lyrics that made her stand out as something of a rebel, including conversations about recreational drug use, falling in love with women, and questioning religion. 

She has produced five studio albums since her first full-length album, "Same Trailer Different Park," came out in 2013, and she has made quite an impact on the country music scene. She has won six Grammy Awards, including the Album of the Year Award for 2019, six Country Music Association Awards, and three Academy of Country Music Awards. She has also appeared in television programs, produced Christmas albums, released singles, and performed alongside famous artists, both classic and contemporary. 

Do you think you have what it takes to call yourself a true Kacey Musgraves fan? Then put your knowledge of her lyrics to test in this quiz and find out for sure today! Don't forget to tag your friends and see which one of you reigns as the ultimate Kacey Musgraves enthusiast! Or should we say Pagent Material? 

In "Slow Burn" Kacey Musgraves sings about being an "Old Soul..." who is _________.

"Old soul — waiting my turn — I know a few things — but I've still got a lot to learn" — "Slow Burn" is on the album, "Golden Hour," which was released in 2018. The song speaks about taking time and living life on your terms.


"So you can have your space, cowboy ..." What line comes next in "Space Cowboy"?

Like Kacey's other songs, "Space Cowboy" is filled with country themes and ideas — and is there anything more country than a cowboy headed out on the open road with a broken heart? "Go on, ride away in your Silverado — I'll see you around again".


In "High Horse" what line comes after "You're classic in the wrong way"?

Kacey sings a lot about people who like to judge or go out of their way to make statements about others, and how it can ruin relationships and make the people unhappy, which is why we should all just focus on being our best selves.


Which other superhero is mentioned in the song, "Wonder Woman"?

"I don't need a Superman to win my lovin' — 'cause baby, I ain't no Wonder Woman". Dating can be hard, especially with the weight of expectation to be perfect. This song is fighting that expectation with lines like "Don't you know I'm only human — And if I let you down, I don't mean to."


In "Oh, What a World," which line comes after "Thank God it's not too good to be true"?

Though each of these lines shows up in Kacey's song about the myriad, magical wonders of the world, it is "Oh, what a world, and then there is you" that captures how she believes love is magic like the rest.


In "Butterflies," he's stealing her heart instead of stealing her what?

"Now you're lifting me up — 'stead of holding me down — stealing my heart — 'stead of stealing my crown." We should all find someone who lifts us up and gives us butterflies when we see them.


What kind of man does Kacey want in this line from "Velvet Elvis"? "I need ______ kind of man who's always on my mind".

"Velvet Elvis" is a song about a man who is timeless and funny and makes her happy. It features the line, "I need a Graceland kind of man who's always on mind." Graceland, of course, being Elvis' home in Memphis.


What did Kacey used to be scared of in "Love is a Wild Thing"?

In "Love is a Wild Thing," Kacey sings about how you can't find love just sitting on a shelf, and you can't hide or lose because love is wild — and though she used to be scared of the wildness, she no longer is.


In "Merry Go Round," Kacey's family is hooked on everything but what?

"'Cause mama's hooked on Mary Kay — brother's hooked on Mary Jane — Daddy's hooked on Mary two doors down." While the song does also reference religion and church, it doesn't appear in the chorus.


What happens if you mind your own biscuits?

"Biscuits" is about the importance of focusing on your own life, rather than trying to comment on the lives of people around you. When you care for your family or home, rather than your neighbor's, life will be gravy.


How does this line end? "If you don't have a drink then you're _______."

"Follow Your Arrow" won the Country Music Association Song of the Year in 2014, and it's not hard to see why. It's a song about being true to who you are and not trying to please everyone, because you won't succeed.


What should you keep to yourself?

When we're out of a relationship, it can be easy to think about getting back together with the person we were with. In "Keep it to Yourself" Kacey doesn't want her ex to tell her he's still in love with her.


When is Kacey not late to the party?

"I'm never late to the party if I'm late to the party with you." The romance of this song is that the party — or at least, the party worth going to — is the time she spends with her partner.


How does this line end? "Sticks and stones may build a throne, but _____________."

We've all been in a situation where we felt bullied or frustrated by someone else's actions. Kacey's song, "Step Off," is about a person who can't mind their own business and is determined to make life harder for others.


What soothes Kacey's broken heart in "Honkytonk Heartache"?

Kacey sings a lot about country life, and "Honkytonk Heartache" delivers on classic country vibes — as well as a broken heart, of course. The song features the two-step, the fiddle and a bottle of whiskey.


Friends come in handy but "family is ___________."

Families can be tough, as Kacey sings about in "Family is Family," but they also are there for the important moments and the hard times, and you always come back to each other in the end.


Where doesn't Kacey visit in "Dime Store Cowgirl"?

"Dime Store Cowgirl" is a love song to home. The song is about someone who has been all over the country, met famous people and seen the sights, but at the end of the day, she's happiest in her hometown.


How does this line end? "I don't need ribbons and bows to cure my woes, no, I just need __________."

"Ribbons and Bows" appeared on "A Very Kacey Christmas" which came out in 2016 and features themes of family and speaks to the importance of love — rather than material belongings — during the holiday season.


How does this line end? "We all say that we'll — quit someday — when our nerves ain't shot and ____________."

"Blowin' Smoke from Same Trailer Different Park" (2013) is another classic story of not quite being able to leaving where you are. No matter how many times you talk about just getting on the next bus, we're all blowin' smoke.


What does Kacey count in "Fine," now that she has stopped counting sheep?

"I try to sleep, but just lie here awake — I've stopped counting sheep, now I just count the days." It's hard to be away from the person you love, whether they travel or the love is unrequited. In "Fine" she has to put on a happy face so her family doesn't worry.


How do people like their tea in "Cup of Tea"?

Many of Kacey's songs have to do with following your instincts and being true to yourself. "Cup of Tea" is a song about how everyone likes their tea differently, and you can't please them all — no matter what kind of tea you are.


Which of the following won't you find in "This town"?

"This Town," like many of Kacey's songs, celebrates hometown, small town life. She happily lists many of the things her small town has, but mostly focuses on how the town is too small to be mean.


Where has Kacey searched in this line from a "Heart of Gold"? "I've been to _________, I've been to Redwood."

"I've been to Hollywood, I've been to Redwood — I've crossed the ocean for a heart of gold." Everyone is looking for someone to love and who loves them equally in return, and that's what drives her in this remake of a Neil Young classic.


In order to find a four-leaf clover, what do you have to do?

"Silver Lining," is filled with positivity and focuses on how in order to see the good in things, we have to get a little dirty and the sky has to get a little dark — silver linings don't show up on sunny days.


Where does Kacey go in the line: "You drove me outta' my mind and I'm halfway to _________.

"I've made up my mind and what I'm gonna do — Take it or leave it boy, I'm leaving you — You drove me outta' my mind and I'm halfway to Memphis." There are some days we all want to get in the car and hit the open road.


What might be enough to "convince me that you're not here" in "Whispers of Your Name"?

"Whispers of Your Name" is a sad song about loneliness and heartache. Though we never get the full story about why her heart is broken, we know she is trying to get away from his memory in her home and favorite places.


In "It is What it Is," how does this line end? "Maybe I love you or maybe ___________."

Many of Kacey's songs are about embracing change and adventure and not taking life too seriously — and "It is What it Is" is definitely one of them. Sometimes it's good to just step back and see where life leads us.


What is missing from this line? "_____________ is like a present without a bow."

Christmas is a time for romance and being with loved ones. In this duet with Leon Bridges, Kacey sings "Where'd the magic go — all I know is me without you is like a present without bow".


In "Die Fun" what does Kacey want to do before she gets to heaven?

Like the title suggests, "Die Fun" is about not growing up too fast. She sings about the ways they can have fun, run away, and stay young forever. She sings "before we get to heaven, baby, let's give him hell," as an homage to youth and joy.


When are you s'posed to know certain things?

The south has a rich and exciting pageant history, and it's little wonder why Kacey felt out of place when she didn't fit into the pageant scene. Thankfully, she acknowledges that "I'd rather lose for who I am than win for what I ain't."


What does Kacey do if she can't bring you to her house?

There's always something exciting and romantic about life spent on the road, and Kacey captures that with "My House" with lines like, "So come on hitch your wagon — to the happiness I'm draggin' — If I can't bring you to my house — I'll bring my house to you."


How does Kacey start catching up with "the old me" in "High Time"?

Sometimes we all need to take a step back and return to who we really are, and that can mean shutting down the outside world and spending some quality time alone, as Kacey does in "High Time."


In "Miserable," he blows bubbles "___________."

We've all known someone who just isn't happy no matter what they're doing, whether it's growing flowers or blowing bubbles. In this song, Kacey is noting that she needs to get away so she can be happy.


Which flower is the name of one of her songs?

"A million little wishes float across the sky — but it's a waste of breath and it's a waste of time, I know — 'cause just him, you always leave me cryin', dandelion". Though sad, these lyrics are lovely.


In "Nothing More," what does Kacey want?

We've all been in a bad relationship, or a relationship that changes over time and leaves us feeling lonely even when we're together. In "Nothing More" Kacey sings, "I want nothing more than less of you."


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