Old Town Road by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus was the unlikely tune of the summer.
Recognisable from the first guitar-fiddling notes, the unbelievably-catchy song racked up 325 million views on YouTube alone, and never mind the countless streams and short replays on apps like TikTok.
It wouldn’t be unheard of for Dubai to jump on an internet trend and the team at Heart 107.1 did just that. Teaming up with the UAE’s only country band. Down Home, and asking listeners for help they created something unique to Dubai:
Here it is, Dubai’s very own Old Town Road, the Al Khail remix
Best lyric: “Yea you know your boy is bluffingggg, he can’t afford nothingggg”
It’s not the first time Down Home has produced Dubai-themed tunes
The public is here for it
When you hear a song that mentions Dubai