Cee-Lo Green covered Cease to Begin cut “No One’s Gonna Love You” back in July and now Band of Horses have returned the favor with their own Redcoat marching band-backed take on Green’s “Georgia,” a new tune off his forthcoming solo LP. According to frontman Ben Bridwell:
This began as a very random idea I had on my dad’s patio after we watched our beloved Georgia Bulldog football team get robbed of a win at the hands of the referees and LSU last year. I knew I wanted to pay homage to my favorite team in song but didn’t have any idea how to begin. Once I heard Cee Lo’s ‘Georgia,’ I was immediately smitten and figured that’s as good as any tribute to any state I’ve ever heard.