Hoobastank rejected a featured visitor spot from the singer Rihanna for a music on the band’s third main label album, 2006’s Each Man for Himself. On the time, Rihanna wasn’t the massive star she is at present.
“Enjoyable Reality: [Rihanna] was featured on a Hoobastank music on their third Album,” the rock group shared with followers this week after the now-massive pop star performed Feb. 12’s Tremendous Bowl LVII halftime present.
Nonetheless, “After listening to it, they determined to make use of the model WITHOUT Rihanna on it as a result of……. properly……..as a result of……. they made a mistake,” the band quipped within the Feb. 14 social media submit.
In an announcement to Consequence, Hoobastank singer Doug Robb elaborated, “Again after we have been recording our third album, Each Man for Himself, we have been approached by somebody at our label, Island Def Jam, about doubtlessly that includes a ‘new artist.'”
He defined, “This sort of stuff occurs on a regular basis. We stated, ‘Positive. Who do you bear in mind?’ It was Rihanna. I had by no means heard of her. I do not suppose anybody else within the band had, both, on the time.”
Robb continued, “We gave her camp a music referred to as ‘Inside You.’ … We heard it and did not actually adore it so we handed on utilizing it. It is actually simply that straightforward. … I feel if we had finished a correct collaboration along with her, writing the music figuring out there was gonna be one other artist on it and making house for it, we in all probability would have felt in a different way and used it.”
Each Man for Himself is Hoobastank’s fourth album in the event you embrace 1998’s impartial They Positive Do not Make Basketball Shorts Like They Used To…, when the band nonetheless spelled their title, “Hoobustank.”
Final 12 months, Hoobastank did a docuseries about their 2001 self-titled album. Under, take heed to “Inside You,” which certainly emerged as a single from Each Man for Himself in 2006 with out Rihanna’s contribution.
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