On “She Used to Be Mine,” Dunn accepts responsibility for a failed relationship and makes his pain an example of the consequence of not treating a woman well.
Several of these tunes, including “Heartbroke Out of My Mind” and “Mexican Minute,” mention drinking as a way to escape reality or kill pain. On the title cut, a week’s pay is spent to secure the company of a “weekend beauty.” Elsewhere, Brooks desires a woman who “acts like Madonna, but she listens to Merle (Haggard)” (“Rock My World Little Country Girl”). Not a single mention of solid, meaningful relationships.
This popular country duo promotes a wild, often irresponsible lifestyle that includes plenty of alcohol and barroom flirtation. With all the positive country acts charting these days, teens can afford to “boot scoot” past this one.