Just like pop star Halsey, Old Dominion is "Bad at Love" -- but in a different way
August 9, 2018 4:02 PM
Old Dominion recently spent some time at Sound Stage Studios Nashville recording a new version of their current hit, “Hotel Key,” for Spotify.
The ACM Vocal Group of the Year wanted to capture a take of the song that was closer to what they do in concert. At the same time, they decided to cover Halsey’s pop hit, “Bad at Love.”
“The thing about a great song is it’s great in any style that you perform it,” lead singer Matthew Ramsey says in a behind-the-scenes video the band shared on Twitter. “It can hold its own in any form. And ‘Bad at Love’ is such a great song. We all loved it.”
We are such big fans of #badatlove by @halsey -we thought it would be cool to take it to the studio and do our own version. Hope you like it..hope she likes it! Thanks @spotify for giving us the a day to play around with a great song. Click here to listen! https://t.co/7yfxWA67RQ pic.twitter.com/k9TYoqzApn— Old Dominion (@OldDominion) August 9, 2018
He continues: “We didn’t really know what we were gonna do with it until we got in the studio and really dug in and came up with parts to serve that song in a completely different way than the original. And we think it came out pretty cool.”
You can hear a bit of OD’s Halsey cover in the video, but you’ll have to go to Spotify for the full version.
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