Carrie Underwood Remake of Motley Crue’s “Home Sweet Home” Set as Season 8 Farewell Song

Update: “Home Sweet Home” is now available on iTunes:

Rumors were floating around about which song would serve as the boot song for American Idol Season 8.   David Cook’s “Daily AntheM” and “Long Way” a new song from Daughtry’s upcoming album were two songs fans were buzzing about.

As it turns out, it’s a remake of Motley Crue’s “Home Sweet Home” recorded by Season 4 winner, Carrie Underwood, that will send ousted Season 8 contestants on their way home.

Check out Motley Crue’s version HERE.   Seems fitting.

Check out a preview of Carrie Underwood’s “Home Sweet Home” right here:

Carrie Underwood – Home Sweet Home

“Home Sweet Home” makes it’s debut during this week’s results show and will be released as a digital single, found exclusively at iTunes through March 16, and then at online music retailers everywhere.

The release of the single will support one of Carrie’s favorite causes–Carrie, 19 Recordings, and Sony Music Nashville will donate a portion of the sales proceeds from ‘”Home Sweet Home’ ” to The Humane Society of the United States (

“I”ve always loved this song, ” says Carrie, “and besides being very fitting for Idol, to me, the title is also very fitting with animal rescue and finding animals their own homes.”

“We felt it was important to tie the release into an amazing animal charity like The HSUS, ” she says.

Carrie follows in the footsteps of fellow idols Daughtry, whose original song, “Home” served as the Season 6 boot song, and Ruben Studdard who recorded a cover of   Kenny Loggin’s “Celebrate Me Home” for Season 7.

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