Lindsay Ell Dishes On the Song She Wrote About Bobby Bones On ‘The Bobby Bones Show’

Lindsay Ell made headlines earlier this week after opening up about a song she wrote following her much-publicized breakup with…

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Lauren Jo Black

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October 16, 2019

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Lindsay Ell; Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT, Bobby Bones; Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ACM

Lindsay Ell made headlines earlier this week after opening up about a song she wrote following her much-publicized breakup with multi-media personality and American Idol mentor Bobby Bones. And on Wednesday (Oct. 16), Ell answered a phone call from The Bobby Bones Show and shared more details about the buzzed-about song with Bones, his co-hosts and their listeners.

“The only reason I am nervous is that you’ve been talking about how you’re nervous about some of these songs that I am writing,” Ell told Bones when he asked why she was reluctant to release the song, insisting, “I would never write a song that’s bad or that’s mean. That’s not who I am.”

The song, which Ell reluctantly shared is titled “Get Over You,” was written on a day when Ell “wasn’t particularly happy” about something Bones said on air. She says went into a songwriting session and ended up pouring her feelings out. It’s something Ell says she’s done quite a bit since their split.

“We’ve been broken up for two years, Bobby,” she told him, adding, “That’s crazy….I’ve gone through all phases of a breakup and over the past two years, I’ve written about every single phase because that’s what we do as a songwriter.”

Bones knew there was a possibility Ell would eventually write about their relationship and the ultimate demise of it. He asked her to tell listeners what he told her about sharing those details.

“In all honesty, you said, ‘you’re an artist, you can write what you want to write. Put whatever you want on your album, but remember, I have a microphone too,’” she revealed.

As for “Get Over You,” fans may never have a chance to hear it as Ell says she doesn’t know if it will end up on her album or not. She does, however, have a new single on the way. Details about that song have yet to be released.

In the meantime, the talented songstress is currently in the studio working on the much-anticipated follow-up to 2017’s The Project. She also has a current Top 5 song at country radio with “What Happens In a Small Town,” a duet with Brantley Gilbert.

Watch the clip below to hear more from Lindsay Ell’s early morning chat with The Bobby Bones Show.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.