Hoobastank rejected a featured visitor spot from the singer Rihanna for a tune on the band’s third main label album, 2006’s Each Man for Himself. On the time, Rihanna wasn’t the large star she is in the present day.
“Enjoyable Truth: [Rihanna] was featured on a Hoobastank tune on their third Album,” the rock group shared with followers this week after the now-massive pop star performed Feb. 12’s Tremendous Bowl LVII halftime present.
Nevertheless, “After listening to it, they determined to make use of the model WITHOUT Rihanna on it as a result of……. properly……..as a result of……. they made a mistake,” the band quipped within the Feb. 14 social media put up.
In a press release to Consequence, Hoobastank singer Doug Robb elaborated, “Again once we have been recording our third album, Each Man for Himself, we have been approached by somebody at our label, Island Def Jam, about doubtlessly that includes a ‘new artist.'”
He defined, “This sort of stuff occurs on a regular basis. We mentioned, ‘Positive. Who do you keep in mind?’ It was Rihanna. I had by no means heard of her. I do not assume anybody else within the band had, both, on the time.”
Robb continued, “We gave her camp a tune known as ‘Inside You.’ … We heard it and did not actually adore it so we handed on utilizing it. It is actually simply that easy. … I believe if we had executed a correct collaboration together with her, writing the tune figuring out there was gonna be one other artist on it and making area for it, we most likely would have felt in a different way and used it.”
Each Man for Himself is Hoobastank’s fourth album for those who embrace 1998’s impartial They Positive Do not Make Basketball Shorts Like They Used To…, when the band nonetheless spelled their identify, “Hoobustank.”
Final 12 months, Hoobastank did a docuseries about their 2001 self-titled album. Under, hearken to “Inside You,” which emerged as a single from Each Man for Himself in 2006 with out the contribution from Rihanna.
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