Luke Grimes‘ life has taken him distant from his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. For the previous twenty years, he is been constructing his performing profession, and it has led him to the set of Yellowstone and, in a means, to his new house in Montana. The actor-singer additionally spends time in Nashville, the place he’s now forging his music profession.
All through these years away from his house state, Grimes has realized that the label of “house” does not match Ohio any longer, and his new tune “Oh Ohio” serves as each a love letter and farewell to the place he grew up.
With acoustic guitar accompanying his lonesome voice, Grimes sings of returning to his house state and discovering a spot that’s completely different from what he remembers (“Have you ever all the time been this bitter, have you ever all the time been this chilly”). He recollects the fond recollections he made in his house all through the tune, however general, the tune is a bittersweet remaining goodbye to the state.
“I left Ohio over twenty years in the past to chase a dream,” Grimes says. “It was a giant second for me once I notice that Ohio wasn’t my house anymore; I’m positive many individuals who’ve moved away can relate. It felt like house for a really very long time, however through the years I might really feel the drift.”
“‘Oh Ohio’ is much less of a tune about leaving house and extra about dropping it,” he provides. “It’s a breakup tune, however with a spot. Understanding your time collectively is over however you’re part of one another eternally.”
Grimes co-wrote the tune with Jessi Alexander and Jon Randall, and Dave Cobb produced the monitor.
“Oh Ohio” is Grimes’ second official launch, following “No Horse to Journey,” which he shared in December. The singer and actor, who performs Kayce Dutton on Paramount’s Yellowstone, has been working with Nashville songwriters together with Alexander, Randall, Josh Osborne, Jamey Johnson and extra as he preps his debut main label venture for Mercury Nashville/Vary Music.
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