Old Dominion's "Happy Endings" goes GOLD
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
– Old Dominion's sophomore album, "Happy Endings," was officially certified GOLD by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 units.
The album, which came out in August 2017, produced three number one singles: "No Such Things As A Broken Heart" certified PLATINUM, "Written In The Sand" certified PLATINUM and "Hotel Key" certified GOLD.
The band will follow up "Happy Endings" with their recently-announced, self-titled third studio album set for release on Oct. 25. For the first time, the band will be co-producing the album with Shane McAnally. On Friday, Old Dominion released new track "Never Be Sorry" off the new album.
The band recently named "One Man Band" as their next radio single
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Old Dominion has gained a following on the heels of two albums of lively material. Their self-titled third release stays the course and delivers a dozen radio-friendly songs. The hyper positive lead single "Make it Sweet" sets the stage with an ode to the brighter side of everything. Most tracks are upbeat but, ironically, there is not an official party anthem or even a drinking song. The closest they get is "American Style," which is laden with standard innocent imagery ...
Right off the bat, the title of Old Dominion's album "Happy Endings" is far better than "Meat and Candy," its prior effort. ("Meat" in an album title? Really?) But also on an artistic level, OD's follow-up shows signs of growth.
With that said, though, there's nothing on this new release as immediately catchy as "Snapback." Nevertheless, the vocal-only harmonies introducing "Not Everything's About You," are a beautiful thing. ...
Old Dominion may be releasing its full-length debut, but this quintet is not filled with newbies. Lead singer Matthew Ramsey co-wrote "Chainsaw" for The Band Perry and with band mate Trevor Rosen penned Craig Morgan's "Wake Up Lovin' You" and Dierks Bentley's "Say You Do." Rosen also co-wrote Chris Young's "Neon," Blake Shelton's "Sangria" and The Band Perry's "Better Dig Two," while Brad Tursi wrote Tyler ...