Old Dominion Didn’t Realize You Could Actually ‘Paint the Grass Green’
Old Dominion have a song on their new self-titled album called "Paint the Grass Green," but when they wrote it, they didn't realize you could actually paint your lawn green.
In fact, it wasn't until a conversation with Taste of Country Nights that Matt Ramsey, Brad Tursi and company learned there are products that, for about $20, let you spray paint your grass to cover up brown spots or bare spots. "And then just get some unknown illness," Tursi chimes in, speaking to the unknown ingredients and less-than-organic nature of the products.
"Paint Your Grass Green" is actually a love song that finds lead singer Ramsey listing things he'd do for his lover. "I'll get down on my knees if you're still up on the fence / I'll paint the grass green like a technicolor dream / If our love is faded I'll brighten up the scene / I'll paint the grass green," he sings at the chorus.
Listen to the full ToC Nights interview below to hear the band talk about this, how they scored a song that Thomas Rhett co-wrote and recorded for his last album, and how fans shape their albums in a very legit way. The Old Dominion album is available now.
Evan Paul is the host of Taste of Country Nights, a syndicated radio show heard on more than 100 country radio stations nationwide. Producer Amber co-hosts the show with him every night from 7PM to midnight. Together they play the best new country music and interview today's top stars, like Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, Maren Morris + more!
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