Not Ready To Make Nice (3:58)

Cover of Taking The Long Way

From Taking The Long Way and 13 other releases

Not Ready to Make Nice is a country pop song co-written and performed by the American all-female band Dixie Chicks for their seventh studio album Taking the Long Way (2006). The song was released as the first physical single from the album in March 2006.

On February 11, 2007, it won three Grammy Awards in the categories of Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

In 2009, Rolling Stone named “Not Ready to Make Nice” the 77th best song of the decade.


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  • Gardeniablum

    Now, that's righteous anger and nothings wrong with that. Anger can be the power for change>33...

    6 Jul 10:18pm Reply
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    3 Jul 4:56pm Reply
  • peach1987

    best Dixie Chicks song!!!

    16 May 8:49am Reply
  • Gardeniablum

    Allow anger to change those negatives into positives. Many associate a negative connotation with anger; however, anger can to the catalyst for positive change. During the storm it's part of the pilgrimage to endure hodgepodge of emotions, but God is on the throne and will right the wrongs done. Be blessed!>33

    14 Apr 9:18pm Reply
  • aedeus81

    Stunning song! Raw, emotional and true.

    17 Mar 4:34am Reply
  • Gardeniablum

    Raising the torch for righteous anger! 33

    11 Mar 6:02am Reply
  • bercer

    great great Dixies", < 333, rock on""

    7 Mar 1:14am Reply
  • SoraNelly4Eva

    Very well deserved Grammys :)

    29 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Sunshine_209

    Forgive....sounds good~~~ forget~ I'm not sure I could....It changed my whole world around~~~~ and I kind of like it~

    15 Nov 2013 Reply
  • abfdrumz

    This is what happens when you fire on three women who are individually (let alone collectively) stronger than you are: they toss a fireball and you're a heap of cinders before you even had a chance to say "Whaaa...?"

    28 Oct 2013 Reply
  • usamike

    i love the feel regret and feel rage in this song.

    4 Dec 2012 Reply
  • weezyandgeorge

    Not a big country fan but I've always liked the Dixie Chicks esp NRTMN

    3 Dec 2012 Reply
  • maru1228

    Im not ready to make nice!! Im not ready to back down!!!

    9 Nov 2012 Reply
  • gdcman

    It's amazing that they were castigated for saying what has proven to be correct yet nobody has ever apologized. Those 3 girls have more "package" than any male country star these days. This song is great to play as well.

    8 Nov 2012 Reply
  • JNez

    still gives me goosebumps [11] 'forgive?/sounds good/forget?/i'm not sure i could/they say/time heals everything/but i'm still waiting...' many people forget this was the grammy record, song and album of the year in 2007.

    19 Oct 2012 Reply
  • robby7fan

    I like a lot of Dixie Chicks songs, but this one, by far, is my favorite!

    9 Oct 2012 Reply
  • shannonc85

    omg this song got me through alot

    12 Aug 2012 Reply
  • manoel_carneiro

    Não to pronta pra perdoaaaaaaaaar kkk

    6 Aug 2012 Reply
  • AHORN60

    Respekt!!! starkes statement!!!

    16 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Pepon404

    Girl Power!

    28 Jun 2012 Reply
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