The Alabama song was was released in January 1981 as the first single from the album Feels So Right. The song was the group’s third number-one single on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart starting April 18, 1981.
“Old Flame” is a testament to the power of country music to tell deeply emotional stories through song. The song’s lyrics perfectly capture the pain of lost love, while the band’s flawless harmonies and instrumentals elevate the track to the status of a timeless classic. The song tells the story of a person that hasn’t gotten over a former relationship and they are still in love with their ex. Watch the official music video and see the written lyrics below.