Darius Rucker's Gospel-Inspired Chapel Hart Collaboration, "Ol' Church Hymn," Is Here

“I’m so thankful they said yes to singing on it with me, and I can’t wait to see the huge career they’re going to have.”

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Darius Rucker's highly anticipated Chapel Hart collaboration is finally here!

Today the Grammy winner released "Ol' Church Hymn," a gospel-inspired love song featuring the Mississippi trio.

The new single comes on the heels of another collaboration between Rucker and the group, who joined forces for a performance of Bonnie Raitt's "Something to Talk About" during the season finale of America's Got Talent earlier this month.

Chapel Hart shot to fame after their Dolly Parton- inspired "You Can Have Him, Jolene" performance earned them a Golden Buzzer on their AGT debut back in July.

"Like so many people, I was blown away when I saw Chapel Hart's original response to 'Jolene,'" Rucker said in a news release. "I was recording 'Ol' Church Hymn' at the time and instantly had this vision of it becoming a duet once I heard their voices. I'm so thankful they said yes to singing on it with me, and I can't wait to see the huge career they're going to have."

Listen to Chapel Hart's Podcast Episode

Written by Rucker together with Ben Hayslip, Josh Miller, and Greylan James, the redemptive love song features the three-part harmony of Chapel Hart to "profess a born-again love."

The new collaboration will be featured on Rucker's forthcoming album—his first solo project since 2017's critically acclaimed When Was the Last Time.

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