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Niall Horan Gets Soulful with a Moving Cover of "Something in the Orange"

The Voice Coach performed a stripped-down version of the modern country hit. 

By Jackie Manno

Niall Horan embraced his country side this summer. 

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In June 2023, The Voice Coach performed a breathtaking version of "Something in the Orange" by Zach Bryan.

During his cover Horan sang the vulnerable lyrics with completely raw vocals while he played some atmospheric notes with his guitar.

The Voice artist Noah Spencer was possibly inspired by Horan's cover, as Spencer chose to sing "Something in the Orange" for his Blind Audition for Season 24. Coaches Reba McEntire, Gwen Stefani, and Horan all ended up turning their chairs for Spencer's gravelly voice, and the singer ended up choosing Team Horan

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What to know about "Something in the Orange" by Zach Bryan

Released in 2022 off of Bryan's third album American Heartbreak, "Something in the Orange" reached the number 10 position on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. It was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Solo Performance. 

In June 2022, Rolling Stone described the song as a "heartbreaking single full of the genre’s signature soul."

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The lyrics to "Something in the Orange" by Zach Bryan

It'll be fine by dusk light I'm telling you, baby
These things eat at your bones and drive your young mind crazy
But when you place your head between my collar and jaw
I don't know much but there's no weight at all

And I'm damned if I do and I'm damned if I don't
'Cause if I say I miss you I know that you won't
But I miss you in the mornings when I see the sun
Something in the orange tells me we're not done

To you I'm just a man, to me you're all I am
Where the hell am I supposed to go?
I poisoned myself again
Something in the orange tells me you're never coming home

I need to hear you say you've been waitin' all night
There's orange dancing in your eyes from bulb light
Your voice only trembles when you try to speak
Take me back to us dancing, this wood used to creak

To you I'm just a man, to me you're all I am
Where the hell am I supposed to go?
I poisoned myself again
Something in the orange tells me you're never coming home

To you I'm just a man, to me you're all I am
Where the hell am I supposed to go?
I poisoned myself again
Something in the orange tells me you're never coming home

If you leave today, I'll just stare at the way
The orange touches all things around
The grass, trees and dew, how I just hate you
Please turn those headlights around
Please turn those headlights around