Let's stay together seems to be the theme for this summer's hottest -- and sultriest -- songs.
In its review of Luke Bryan's "Kill the Lights," which dropped Aug. 7, Entertainment Weekly noted that the album's best moments were the numbers that "find the sexy in long-term monogamy." The country crooner isn't the only current hit maker touting the virtues of why it's better to stay rather than stray in a relationship.
THE SONG "Strip It Down" by Luke Bryan
WHAT IT'S ABOUT A couple who have been together for a long time are still finding ways to keep the romantic fires burning.
SAMPLE LYRICS "Back to you and me like it used to be, When it was an old back road with an old school beat. Cowboy boots by your little bare feet."
HIS SAY "The song 'Crash My Party' was kind of sexy, 'Do I' was sexy, but the couple was in turmoil," Bryan told USA Today. "This ['Strip It Down'] is my first, like, straight-up sexy, we're-in-love deal."
THE SONG "Cheerleader" by OMI
WHAT IT'S ABOUT The Jamaican-born singer makes it clear he's rah-rah about the "cheerleader" who supports him through everything in life, no matter how many women flirt with him.
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SAMPLE LYRICS "All these other girls are tempting, but I'm empty when you're gone. And they say, 'Do you need me? Do you think I'm pretty? Do I make you feel like cheating?' "
HIS SAY "Its meaning is timeless," OMI told The Sun Sentinel about his hit, "because it speaks to more than just a significant other. It's dedicated to anyone who is this support system."
THE SONG "Honey, I'm Good" by Andy Grammer
WHAT IT'S ABOUT So a guy walks into a bar and notices a hot girl who then notices him. But despite the attraction, he remains faithful to his wife at home.
SAMPLE LYRICS "Oh, I'm sure ya, sure ya will make somebody's night, But, oh, I assure ya, assure ya, it sure as hell's not mine."
HIS SAY "As a guy who's out on tour a lot, and there's lots of cute girls all over the country, to just deny that that's real would not be true," Grammer told The Huffington Post. "So I wanted to make an honest, true song about staying with somebody and in the end enjoying it. It's like the best decision."