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5 Songs By Cam You Need To Know

Cheers to Cam and another year around the sun! The singer celebrated her 38th birthday over the weekend, and what a year it’s been. With a background in psychology, her intelligence and ability to connect with her audience are evident in her songwriting. She is known for her unique perspectives and very original songs. Here’s a list of some of her songs that we all know and love:


1. “Burning House”

This was released in 2015, as the second single off her second album, Untamed. After finding out her ex-boyfriend was attending a party she was going to, she had a dream that she was attempting to rescue him from a house fire. This song had so much success that it was certified double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and sold over one million copies in the United States within the first year of release.


2. “Diane”

Cam is a talented songwriter with unique perspectives in her music. This one is no different, being the inverted point of view of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene." She has talked about how this anthem is the apology that so many spouses deserve, but never get. “Diane” is the other woman coming forward to break the news to the wife about the affair, once she realized that he was married. The ability to create a response song that is so well curated both from the instrumental side and also the songwriting side is tough to do and Cam nails it every time.


3. “Redwood Tree”

As the first single from her album The Otherside, which was released in 2020, this one is a tribute to Cam’s childhood in California. She compares the bittersweet passage of time to the long-living redwood tree. Growing up, there was a tree that grew in her backyard that she spent a lot of time in an