Old Dominion's Ramsey releases holiday song
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Old Dominion's Ramsey releases holiday song

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 – Old Dominion lead singer Matthew Ramsey will release a Christmas song - "It's Christmas and We're Still Here" - tonight at midnight.

"I wrote this song because I needed it," Ramsey posted on Twitter. "After I posted it the other day, the responses made me realize other people felt the same. I am excited to release it tonight at midnight! Proceeds of this song will go to The My Hometown Fund." The Fund is part of Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia or Roanoke, Va.

"I created this fund to help support rural communities like the one I grew up in. By working with non-profit organizations, we are able to bring music, art, and basic needs to areas where such opportunities are hard to come by."

The song is the only Christmas song that Ramsey has ever written. He performed it in a social show several weeks ago.

The song includes the line "putting aside our differences and share a little cheer" in a coming together type of song.

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CD review - Happy Endings Right off the bat, the title of Old Dominion's album "Happy Endings" is far better than "Meat and Candy," its prior effort. ("Meat" in an album title? Really?) But also on an artistic level, OD's follow-up shows signs of growth. With that said, though, there's nothing on this new release as immediately catchy as "Snapback." Nevertheless, the vocal-only harmonies introducing "Not Everything's About You," are a beautiful thing. ...

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