Dolly Parton praises Lil Nas X’s ‘Jolene’ cover: “I’m honored and flattered”

Dolly Parton has given her stamp of approval to Lil Nas X‘s latest cowl of her signature music ‘Jolene’.

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The rapper carried out his rendition of Parton’s 1973 music, lifted from her album of the identical title, throughout a session as a part of BBC Radio One’s Reside Lounge earlier this month.

“I selected this as a result of I really feel like this music is type of superbly unhappy,” Lil Nas stated when performing the music. “I just like the little nation twang, so I used to be like ‘let me do that out’.”

Parton has since shared Lil Nas X’s cowl on Twitter, and posted on Instagram a photograph they took collectively on the 2019 Nation Music Affiliation Awards. “I used to be so excited when somebody informed me that Lil Nas X had executed my music #Jolene. I needed to discover it and hearken to it instantly… and it’s actually good,” she wrote.

“After all, I really like him anyway. I used to be stunned and I’m honored and flattered. I hope he does good for each of us.I hope he does good for each of us. Thanks @LilNasX.”

Lil Nas X responded to Parton’s feedback enthusiastically and succinctly:

Lil Nas X launched his debut album ‘Montero’ earlier this month after previewing it with its title observe, ‘Solar Goes Down’ and Jack Harlow collaboration ‘Business Child’.

Parton, in the meantime, lately introduced she would launch her debut novel Run, Rose, Run subsequent March.

Written in collaboration with creator James Patterson, the guide shall be launched alongside a brand new Parton album of the identical title which can function a dozen tracks “primarily based on the characters and conditions” featured within the novel.

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