In country music, there is no shortage of love songs. But, if you want yours to stand out, it's got to be just a little different, all the while conveying the same message than fans expect in a love song.

Although a great songwriter, Lee Brice turned to Jon Stone, Phil Barton, and Johnny Bulford for a love song about a question some guys dread: "What would you be doing if we hadn't met?" And, then, Lee proceeds to answer with a litany of pastimes that ultimately wouldn't hold a candle to the lady sittin' next to him.

A very clever lyric coupled with Lee's terrific laid-back vocal and you have a surefire 2012 winner. Check it out: