Honey I Love You

Album: The Dustbowl Revival (2017)


  • The Dustbowl Revival is an eight-piece roots music band from Los Angeles. This song is from their fifth album.

    "'Honey I Love You' was written when I first started falling for the gal I'm going to marry," lead singer Zach Lupetin told No Depression. "It's a love song about love songs really - I wanted to challenge the pessimist inside me to give into something sweet and good, even when you know it may break your heart. The introspective soul of Bill Withers and Al Green were definitely inspirations here."
  • Keb' Mo' played guitar on this track. The band met him a year earlier in Nashville.
  • The group's female vocalist, Liz Beebe, sings along on this track, which creates a conversational feel. Said Lupetin: "I'm saying we will screw this love affair up somehow - it won't work out. And she says - but why not? What if there is a happy ending? I've seen both sides - falling in love and then knowing you're in the wrong place with the wrong person. And then, the sweetness when it does work."
  • Directed by Jay Arcansalin, the video stars Janis Peebles as a girl who falls in love with a mannequin, which they named Sebastian. It was shot in Venice Beach and some other areas in Los Angeles.


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Boy BandsFact or Fiction

From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?

Fire On The StageSong Writing

When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.

Songs in Famous Movie Scenes: Tarantino EditionMusic Quiz

Whether he's splitting ears or burning Nazis, Quentin Tarantino uses memorable music in his films. See if you can match the song to the scene.

Neal Smith - "I'm Eighteen"They're Playing My Song

With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Sending Out An SOS - Distress Signals In SongsSong Writing

Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.

James Bond Theme SongsMusic Quiz

How well do you know the 007 theme songs?