Can you turn different titles of a song into a song? Yes, Old Dominion did it. They surprisingly used titles of songs from different artists and made a love song out of it. “Song For Another Time” is written by Brad Tursi, Matt Jenkins, Matthew Ramsey, and Trevor Rosen. They wrote the song while they were on tour with Kenny Chesney. Matthew Ramsey, the lead singer of the band, said that he already has the title for the song, but the lyrics were not there yet.
The Making of “Song For Another Time”
“Song For Another Time” became part of their first studio album Meat and Candy. This was the last song that was recorded for their album. “Song For Another Time” debuted as a single in 2016. It entered the Billboard Country Airplay Chart at No. 1. Moreover, the song peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. The album Meat and Candy performed well on the chart too. It placed at No. 3 on the Billboard Top Country Albums, and No. 16 on the Billboard 200.
About the Song
The song which took a couple of months before it was written is about two people in love, but their relationship is about to end. However, despite the fact that it’s almost over, they still try to spend one last time together.
Ramsey said in an interview with People that they try to write a song based on titles of songs.
“We wound up thinking, ‘What if we could tell a story about a couple that is losing each other, but they’re still trying to hold on and hold onto this moment. And tell it using song titles.”
Here we break down the titles of the song incorporated in Old Dominions song “Song For Another Time.”
- “Marina Del Ray,” George Strait, 1982.
- “Yesterday,” The Beatles, 1965.
- “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” Bonnie Raitt, 1991.
- “Brown-Eyed Girl,” Van Morrison, 1967.
- “Sweet Caroline,” Neil Diamond, 1969.
- “Free Fallin’,” Tom Petty,
- “Small Town Saturday Night,” Hal Ketchum, 1991.
- “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” Righteous Brothers, 1964.
- “Dancing on the Ceiling,” Lionel Richie, 1986.
- “Teenage Dream,” Katy Perry, 2010.
- “Paradise City,” Guns N’ Roses, 1988.
- “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” Hank Williams Sr., 1949.
- “One More Day,” Diamond Rio, 2000.
- “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” John Denver, 1971.
- “Oh Pretty Woman,” Roy Orbison, 1964.
- “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” Johnny Cash, 1969.
- “Pink Houses,” John Mellencamp, 1983.
- “Candle In the Wind,” Elton John, 1974.
- “Always on My Mind,” Willie Nelson, 1972.
- “I Will Always Love You,” Dolly Parton, 1974.