1 Hour of Dark Fantasy Country Music

I do not own the rights to any of the music or art used here. I just made this mix as my interpretation of a Dark fantasy frontier style journey using Country/Bluegrass/Dark Country. Like something out of Jonah Hex or The Dark Tower book series.

1. The Builders and the Butchers- Bringing home the rain
2. Gillian Welch- Annabelle
3.The Steeldrivers- If it hadn't been for love
4. Highlonesome - Devil at the door
5.Strawfoot - Damnation Way
6.Angry Johnny & the killbillies - Highnoon in Killsville
7. The Hackensaw Boys- Gypsy
8.William Whitemore - Digging My grave
9. Strawfoot - Wayfarin Stranger
11. The Devil Makes three - Worken man's blues
12.Gillian Welch - The Relevator
13. Union Station - The Boy that wouldn't hoe corn
14.Union station - on the outside look'n in
15. The Steeldrivers- Blue side of the mountain
16.uncle sinner - Poor Pilgrim of sorrow
17.The Bootleggers- Fire in the blood

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Author Kondi17 ( ago)
more thajn half of them are not even "dark"...

Author ZAQ Morgan ( ago)
Great collection, thank you!! Here are a few MUSTS for you.
Graveyard Train -(anything from The Drink, the Devil and the Dance) and Spindrift - Speak To The Wind

Author gerard martinez ( ago)
Excellent  ....   !!

Author Brad Geltapfel ( ago)
Great mix, and the collection of 'scenes' is really cool, too. FIts the thematic scheme of the music really well.

Author Sheridan Falkenberry ( ago)
The world has moved on.

Author TheSaneWarboy ( ago)
I was born 5 min ago and I hate my generation's future music in 20 years ... whatever it is. This is what I love.

Author shawn burnham ( ago)

Author Alvaro Ramirez ( ago)
You should make a Spotify playlist out of this, mate. Great music!

Author frans venrooy ( ago)
NO ONE TOPS GILLIAN WELCH and DAVE RAWLINS and the STEELDRIVERS(if it hadn't been for love)

Author Allen ( ago)
This music sometimes makes me wish I still smoked! I've found that Australian country and American country have similar roots, and "pop" country"? It just...isn't. Now I want to play Fallout and watch Love and a .45....

Author Zwyklyszym ( ago)
Cover photo. anyone know author?

Author morpheuxx1 ( ago)
what in a world can you dislike about this??

Author Blood And Iron ( ago)
how could I have resisted after seeing this in my recommendations anyways :D

Author Steampunk Jones ( ago)
can i use the songs for a steampunk western game i making

Author Aaron Stahlke ( ago)
16 Horsepower would fit perfectly on this list.

Author Matt W ( ago)
Country music = noise made by a bunch of cousin-fucking rednecks

Author Lee Baxter ( ago)
I thought Violent Femmes - Country Death Song might be in there

Author Thomas Wilburn ( ago)

Author Ishie1013 ( ago)
So glad to see the Hackensaw Boys. I'd never heard of them before and they wound up playing between sets during a Modest Mouse/Flaming Lips/Cake concert close to 15 years ago and I hadn't seen them since. Glad to hear they aren't forgotten!

Author Nightfangfox ( ago)
This is the first time I have ever willingly listened to country music and I am *jamming out*

Author Seven Lensnitsky ( ago)
Feels like 24:48 6. Angry Johnny & the killbillies - Highnoon in Killsville should be playing at speed 0.75, although this makes the guitar sound glitched. If you have Realtek HD Audio you can open up your Audio enhancements and add an environment to the sound to make it less noticeable. (I Myself like Concert hall, it makes the guitar sound very metallic like it's right there. )

Author Landy Fischer ( ago)
This is great. I can't stand the dogshit they play on country music stations today. If it was more like this, I would have them all programmed into my truck.

Author Gist432 ( ago)
First seconds.. thought this was gonna be good, until someone starting strangling the cat.

Author Gabriel McNeese ( ago)
Love this. I've read all the The Dark Tower books and this perfectly suits it.
This is kind of country I could get into. I'm sorry, that stuff that's released now isn't country, its pop.

Author Megumi Goose ( ago)
I've never heard of Dark Country, but if y'all like this, check out Bela Fleck and his wife's work. 'Pretty Polly' is really good.

Author David Murphy ( ago)
This, this is why I love YouTube.

Author xuechuan mi ( ago)
Name's Macree

Author Somos Numero Uno ( ago)
Triumphant nightcore dubstep anime OP remix bluegrass is my favourite genre.
What's yours?

Author Janell Smith ( ago)
I don't read fantasy, but no need for these songs......fantastic playlist

Author Herb ( ago)
sounds better with full cup

Author ELVIS HRUNČEV ( ago)
this will fit nicely on my motorcycle road trip.just me ,me bike and wilderness...aaaah freedom!

Author Mudrooroo Nyoongah ( ago)
Fucking great music, gives some guts and guilt and pain to country.

Author Azrael Bloodfire ( ago)
This music goes great with Fallout: New Vegas

Author zack wall ( ago)
dark? how is this dark? because of the dark pictures? this is shit and doesn't sound dark at all

Author NatsumiMichi ( ago)
Dark country music...I did not realize I needed this kinda music...but I hella did. Perfect background for some dark writing <3

Author Huy Tran ( ago)
Quite an amazing list. Thanks mate!

Author Mitch Johnston ( ago)
So basically after Johnny Cash did his American albums people were inspired and called it Dark about it's just Bluegrass/ about Americana music. Who knows, but Dark Country is just awkward.

Author Wayne DeMarco ( ago)
a shout out here from the bayous of Louisiana that spawned sludge metal. this is great stuff

Author Raquel Rocha ( ago)
07:15 GOD I was like "I know this voice, I know this voice, wtf??" And then I remembered!! Caleb Meyer! I had forgotten that song...

Author filmcrew1551 ( ago)
I was looking for some cool new music and here it is in abundance. Thanks

Author Walther Kingsley ( ago)
Why this is dark?

Author GenericPurpleTurtle ( ago)
Number 11 is actually Old Crow Medecine Show - I hear them all

Author seraphx26 ( ago)
Grim Dawn playlist that's all I'm saying.

Author Xeno Qc ( ago)

Author Joshua Repko ( ago)
people making up their own names for genres that don't exist seems to be the new trend, nowadays

also, "Rage Against The Machine" apparently belongs to a *totally*-real genre "political rock"

Author Severia2010 ( ago)
Pleas tell me, who is the female singer of the first song? I know that is one of "the builder & the butcher" but that´s a group of men. So who does sing this song?

Author MrCharlie1960 ( ago)
Blaine the Train was mostly a pain...

Author Cylon ( ago)
the female singer on the first song is so terrible

Author skykid ( ago)
Hm...this kind of motif suits the game Grim Dawn very well...steampunk post apocalyptic frontier kind of setting

Author step2blackout ( ago)
Weed Music!

Author Cadmea ( ago)
Ahh..first song Builders and the Butchers. One of my all-time favourite bands. Immediately captured me. Other stuff is awesome as well. Great mix!

Author Terence Aaron ( ago)
Thankee Sai

Author scaredypicker ( ago)
Two Gallants - Dyin' Crapshooter's Blues should've been here. Otherwise, nice!

Author TheDanskMagnus ( ago)
Need some credits for the artwork... Great mix

Author Vidi Sibilla ( ago)

Author METALkaiser27 ( ago)
Kingdom Cosworks, thank you sooooo much for making this playlist. It helped me find other bands that play the Country-Blues musical style that I love. Thank you

Author Chosen D'hoine ( ago)
1:10:10 Wow, I thought I'd never see a wallpaper art of The Witcher in a Country Mix)

Author Lee Dan Cleef ( ago)
Stumbled upon this playlist quite randomly. Kinda expected it to be all gospel or trailriding songs. But damn if I don't absolutely love this playlist. Made me realize how much I love Union Station.

Author The real ranter ( ago)
Filthy ass music....

Author Bob Curtis ( ago)
Should add The Legend of Wooley Swamp by Charlie Daniels

This is amazing man thanks!

Author SijjvraVisz ( ago)
I'm an author writing the third book in a "grimdark" sci-fi/fantasy western series. If you want some truly "dark folk and country" check out some of the stuff on the Death Roots Syndicate channel on youtube. JB Nelson and Black Claw in particular, but lots of -awesome- stuff on there for muse music.

The fuck is dark fantasy country

Author Danny Kingston ( ago)
I really love this stuff. I find it uniquely American (I'm Canadian). When I describe this stuff to my friends, I say it's white soul music (intense vocals) with all the oppression of proper Hip - Hop.

A man once told me; "Do you know the difference between a Fiddle & a Violin?"
I told him no. He answered, "Nothing. It all depends on where on the map you're standing when you ask it".

Author Pendragon667 ( ago)
Nice... i never knew that such a sub-genre exists.
Reminds of the tunes played in Joss Wheadons "Firefly" and hell i do love that show.

Author Anna Györgyi ( ago)

Author Li_Celly ( ago)
Deadlands music?

Author Chris Clark ( ago)
the title hooked me like a hungry cat fish

Author gustavo lemos ( ago)
is this a music style? dark fantasy country music? lol

Author nomadchopper ( ago)
Why can't we see it in Canada ?

Author J Bro ( ago)
Don't see how "dark fantasy" applies to this. More like Dustbowl Americana.

Author Escalathor _ ( ago)
don't really see the "Dark Fantasy" part

Author liuton2005 ( ago)
Amazing songs. Really appreciate the upload. Thank you!

Author maria ( ago)
beautiful mix, thank you

Author Pink Glee ( ago)
LMAO! That's quite the genre.

Author Wombat Aldebaran ( ago)
I was searching for some backgroundmusic for a game of Deadlands... My journey ends with this video

Author Ors Csuha ( ago)
i like what i hear, but the title... terrible

Author wpphili ( ago)
Verry good playlist, love it! Thanks!

Author InterestingFindings ( ago)
Great playlist. Thanks for uploading! Good music. I the idea of a dark fantasy *folk* music mix. Think it would be a better sound to curate as something dark fantasy. Something like "White Magic - Poor Harold" to kick things off

Author miljenko1 ( ago)
Twangy, but nice.

Author L-jey ( ago)
Make me think of walking dead

Author Hugo Damiens ( ago)
Isn't number 11 'I Hear Them All' by Old Crow Medicine Show?

Author Sascha Held ( ago)
nice list, but flawed => not a single title from Calexico?!

Author Erik F. ( ago)
Great mix, thanks Cosworks!

Author TheBirdThatWhistles ( ago)
Dark Fantasy Country Music.... THAT'S A THING???

Author luke quixere ( ago)
Union Station is the band that plays with Allison Krause, and they were also the ones that played "Man of Constant Sorrow" in "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou".

Author Jordan Pope ( ago)
First track feels like it would be perfect for the next Borderlands game.

Author Fresh Nips ( ago)
Where's the Pine Box Boys?

Author Jesse Scott ( ago)
Hey al

Author Caitlyn Turner ( ago)
So I'm not typically into country but this. . . This I can do. Kind of reminds me of Supernatural.

Author Scott Henry ( ago)
DEADLANDS music of course.

Author Playinglikea meng ( ago)
if you are reading this comment and just now discovered that dark country-ish music exists do yourself a favor and look up psychobilly as a would love some Meteors, Demented Are Go, Reverend Horton Heat or Th' Legendary shack Shakers...

Author Lee Sutton ( ago)
How to get me interested in different genres:

1: Slap "Dark fantasy" onto it.

Author Jay White ( ago)
Imagine this I am Dragon living an breathin!

Author Crurned Travels and Other Stories ( ago)
Hot damn, when was that first song all my life?

Author Abbot Jackson ( ago)
Looking for a Deep Technopunk Rag-Time Christian Swing playlist

Author priestof1 ( ago)
I really like this stuff, stumbled across it. Thanks for the exposure -

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