Band Of Horses/Cee-Lo w/Split Single

 

 

Artists cover each other on
limited edition record.

 

By
Blurt Staff

 

Inspired
by Cee-Lo’s viral smash cover of their “No One’s Gonna Love You,”
Band of Horses have teamed with the University of Georgia Redcoat Marching Band
for their own unique take on “Georgia,” the recently leaked track
from Cee-Lo’s forthcoming Lady Killer album. They are releasing the song as a double A-side 7-inch with Cee Lo’s “No
One’s Gonna Love You,” available now at www.bandofhorses.com/Georgia.

 

That’s
the only way you’ll be able to get the tracks, officially at least (and
needless to say, the BoH recording is not on their recent album Infinite Arms).

 

 

Ben
Bridwell of the group commented recently the genesis of the “Georgia”
single:

 

“This
began as a very random idea I had on my dad’s patio after we watched our
beloved Georgia Bulldog football team get robbed of a win at the hands of the
referees and LSU last year. I knew I wanted to pay homage to my favorite team
in song but didn’t have any idea how to begin. Once I heard Cee-Lo’s ‘Georgia,’ I was
immediately smitten and figured that’s as good as any tribute to any state I’ve
ever heard. It wasn’t until I heard his cover of our song though that it
occurred to me: Duh, we should return the favor. Incorporating the Redcoat
marching band was just the icing on the cake! This song is so nostalgic to me
as my parents grew up in Atlanta and have so
many family members in the great state of Georgia. It’s always been a second
home of sorts. We’ve played some great shows there as well, including our run
of annual New Years Eve shows in Atlanta
from 2007-2009.”

 

Band
Of Horses is currently on tour of North America
– full itinerary at BandOfHorses.com.

 

 

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