Some of these afflictions will affect country music fans the world over. Others are the extra burdens you carry as a country fan in the UK. The struggle is real. Our Twitter pals have chipped in for these ones, but what are your biggest #CountryFanProblems?

When you mention you like country and someone auto-adds the words “and Western?” – @NickBandG

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You see your favourite artist is coming to London. And then you realise it’s London, Canada.

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Trying to avoid Nashville spoilers on Twitter before the new series finally comes to UK TV. – @yellaochremusic

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Starting a game of “sip your drink every time the singer mentions whiskey” but running out of drink before the second verse.

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How you plan to look at the country music festival…

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…versus how you’ll probably look at the country music festival.festival-drunk

 

Automatically reading “America” as “Americana.

– @vickyefisher

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You tell people you like country music and they sing Achy Breaky Heart at you on a loop.

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Getting distracted from a very important topic at school/work because the book is published by “McGraw Hill” and no one else getting why that’s made you go “aaaawwwwww”….mcgraw-hill

 

Being constantly disappointed by the Nashville Instagram filter.

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Trying to watch the CMAs when you live outside of the USA.

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We’re guessing there are loads more, so let us know your own country fan struggles in the comments below.

@UKCountryBlog (with some help from giphy & cover photo by Flickr user ‘PhotoAtelier‘)