Singer and songwriter Lil Nas X has been setting the music industry on fire with his hit new songs, but he recently decided to go old school performing a cover of ‘s hit song, “Jolene.”

Lil Nas X tweeted out to the cover simply saying “JOLENE” and posting the video.

The cover got the attention of Parton herself who tweeted out that she loved it.

“I was so excited when someone told me that Lil Nas X had done my song #Jolene, she said. “I had to find it and listen to it immediately… and it’s really good. Of course, I love him anyway. I was surprised and I’m honored and flattered. I hope he does good for both of us. Thank you
@LilNasX.”

Lil Nax X explained to SiriusXM how he chose the song in particular.

“We originally were going to do a Nirvana song and then we were kind of goofing around and you know, like doing ‘Jolene,’ it was like, wait a minute. What if we actually did ‘Jolene’?” he said.

“And I feel like, you know, the context to it, like completely changes as you just said, I was like, ‘Oh, that’d be really cool,'” he continued. “So I went for it. Hey, [I] have my history with country. So I was like, ah, this is perfect.”

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