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Country Artist’s Amazing Cover Of Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” Is Going Viral Again—Have You Listened? 

Country Blinding Lights

Canadian country star TEBEY went viral for his cover of Weeknd’s Blinding Lights in March, and people are getting a second wind of it two months later.

The 40-year-old put a fresh spin on the pop hit when he released it on YouTube on March 8th. His slowed-down beat and smooth southern voice gave the formerly upbeat single a love ballad feel that fans couldn’t resist.

The singer’s original fame came with an animated lyric video created by Conan Karpinski. It has wracked up close to 900K views and thousands of shares. Earlier this month, TEBEY posted an official music video of Blinding Lights on YouTube, and it’s quickly nearing another 100K views.

Fans Praise TEBEY’s Country Cover Of “Blinding Lights”

“Absolutely love this version,” a fan wrote on YouTube. “Bravo Tebey Bravo.”

“As a millennial that grew up on country, this is the most confident I’ve felt in the genre in a WHILE,” another gushed.

“Love this song, perfect to sing along to while driving, windows down, volume up, I’m there already!!!” said a pleased country fan.

“I genuinely believe this is the way this song was meant to be…you made it perfect!!” someone commented.

The cover has also gained traction overseas. One commenter shared that they heard it “on the radio in France, thanks to a Belgian radio Classic 21, in the program Route 66.”

“As soon as I got home, I looked to hear this version again,” they added. “Very very very very pleasant!”

While it is available on streaming apps, TEBEY hasn’t released the cover as an official single. But despite that, it still managed to hit the Canadian Country charts.

The Weeknd released Blinding Lights in 2019, and it went on to win several awards before TEBEY gave it a country renovation. The original artist also has his own country spin that has taken fans by storm. You can watch that here.

This story’s featured image is by Jeremy Chan/Getty Images.

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