GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING DUO for KING & COUNTRY RELEASE DOLLY PARTON COLLABORATION, “GOD ONLY KNOWS”
GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING DUO for KING & COUNTRY ANNOUNCE UK RADIO RELEASE OF ITS DOLLY PARTON COLLABORATION, “GOD ONLY KNOWS”
Four-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY announced today the UK radio release of its unprecedented collaboration with the world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton on the group’s award winning, RIAA Platinum single “God Only Knows,” as well as a powerful music video.
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Four-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY announced today the UK radio release of its unprecedented collaboration with the world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton on the group’s award winning, RIAA Platinum single “God Only Knows,” as well as a powerful music video. The iconic Country Music Hall of Famer’s presence on the track takes the song to new heights, with shimmering acoustic guitars complementing the song’s message of hope. “God Only Knows” hit Top 30 on Mediabase and Billboard’s Hot AC charts in the U.S., while garnering 677 million radio impressions and over 200 million on-demand streams across all digital platforms. The Dolly Parton version, along with seven other versions of the song featuring various collaborators including Echosmith, Timbland, etc. are available now to all UK regional radio stations.
“Hearing Dolly sing that chorus and those words was an out of body experience for us as writers and artists,” says Joel Smallbone, one half of for KING & COUNTRY. “As soon as we heard her vocals on the track, we immediately realized that this song was meant for her voice.”
Dolly reflects, “When I first heard ‘God Only Knows’ I thought it was one of the best songs I’d ever heard. I came from a very spiritual background, and I love anything to do with inspirational songs that lift people up. I feel that this is a good song for right now, and it’s so well written. I know that it touched me at a time when I needed to be lifted up.”
Additionally, Dolly is featured in the powerful music video for “God Only Knows.” The full-length video was shot in Nashville, produced by Patrick Tohill and directed by Benjamin Smallbone. The music video featuring Dolly has been viewed over 10 million times, while all versions of the song’s videos have been viewed nearly a combined 80 million times.
In a USA Today/Tennessean exclusive, for KING & COUNTRY discuss the details of how the collaboration came to be. You can read the article and watch the exclusive interview HERE.
The duo also recently released a special gold branded version of Burn The Ships (Deluxe Edition: Remixes & Collaborations) – the deluxe edition of the duo’s newly certified album. Bridging gaps and achieving “TOGETHERNESS” through cross-genre collaborations, Joel and Luke Smallbone spent the last two years creating fresh musical moments with a wide array of musical guests for this 17-song project. Listen to Burn The Ships (Deluxe Edition: Remixes & Collaborations) at the link HERE.
Burn The Ships (Deluxe Edition: Remixes & Collaborations) Track Listing:
About for KING & COUNTRY
for KING & COUNTRY, comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, have garnered eight No. 1s, four Top 5s, three Top 10s, and four No. 1 singles in Canada and Australia, four GRAMMY Awards, seven GMA Dove Awards, one Billboard Music Award, and two American Music Award nominations. The duo has evolved into a worldwide phenomenon, crafting songs that celebrate all aspects of the human condition – faith, hope, loss, adversity, and the strength of unity in times of hardship. The duo’s burn the ships | world tour SOLD-OUT over 40 shows across the world including USA, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, and New Zealand. In 2020, Joel and Luke partnered with The Salvation Army to embark on A Drummer Boy Drive-In: The Christmas Tour, raising money and toys for families in need during the holiday season. for KING & COUNTRY has accumulated over one billion career on-demand streams to date.
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May 13, 2021 5:33am ET by Fifth Element PR