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FGL gets "H.O.L.Y."

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 – Florida Georgia Line released the first single, "H.O.L.Y.," from its upcoming third disc on Friday.

But the duo of Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard almost passed on the song, which will be on "Dig Your Roots" when it is out in August.

FGL were halfway through recording tthe album when they heard "H.O.L.Y." They listened to half of it and thought it didn't fit them. "A couple weeks later, we just were both kinda like, 'Have you been listening to that 'H.O.L.Y.,' that song?'" Hubbard said, according to ABC Radio.

"We both kind of fell in love with it over those few weeks of living with it, you know, and realized the power. Sometimes a song doesn't hit you right away, you know," he said. "Sometimes it takes a few seconds to actually get deep enough into the song to realize the power of that song."

The video for "H.O.L.Y." was filmed in Australia at the Twelve Apostles and series of limestone stacks at Port Campbell National Park.

Nate Cyphert, William Larsen and busbee wrote the song. Joey Moi will produce the record, and Tim McGraw sings on one song.


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