EYB, Grammar tearm up
Monday, July 13, 2015
– Eli Young Band and pop artist Andy Grammer teamed up to release a new version of the number one hit "Honey, I'm Good."
The duet will be available on iTunes on Tuesday and will impact country radio stations nationwide on July 27.
Grammer's original version has topped the iTunes Pop chart. T
When asked about releasing the song to a new audience, Grammer said, "I always felt this song was country at its core. Being in the studio with the Eli Young Band, I finally got to hear it come home."
Eli said, "This is a great country song. We fell in love with it before Andy ever asked us to be part of this release. Andy is an incredible singer and one heck of a songwriter so we couldn't be happier to help expand upon what he's already accomplished. We can't wait for everyone to hear the new version."
The pairing will also mark EYB's first single on The Valory Music Co. and the S-Curve artist Grammer's first country release.
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