When you buy a band’s album, you grow used to hearing the songs as they sound on that album. But every now and then, a studio or demo recording surfaces that makes the song come across in a whole new light.
Such is the case with Lynyrd Skynyrd‘s “On the Hunt.” A standout track on their third studio album, Nuthin’ Fancy, fans love “One the Hunt” for its hard rockin’ guitars and lead singer Ronnie Van Zant‘s confident vocal performance.
But the studio version of “On the Hunt” is a bit more toned down in comparison, at least when it comes to the instrumentals. This really gives Ronnie’s voice the chance to stand out, and as a result, the lyrics come through stronger than ever.
“On the Hunt” is all about a man who encounters a woman out looking for love. As he tells her, he’s the exact same way. Since they’re both “On the Hunt,” he tries to convince her that they should go off together.
The studio version of this song shows off Ronnie’s vocal capabilities to the highest extent. Nothing beats hearing someone sing in the most toned down, natural way possible, so go ahead and check out Skynyrd’s studio recording of “On the Hunt” below.
After you’re done, weigh in down in the comments section. Which version of “On the Hunt” do you like best? The studio version or the one on the album? We can’t decide, because we love rockin’ out to both!
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