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Urban debuts "Somewhere" video on Thursday

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 – Keith Urban will debut the new video for his latest single "Somewhere In My Car" on Thursday, at www.people.com/keithurban.

The 9 a.m. eastern debut, followed by its posting on VEVO, will be preceded by the Sept. 24 exclusive premiere of the behind the scenes making of the video on Entertainment Tonight at 7:30 p.m. on CBS in New York City and Los Angeles and at www.etonline.com.

The video, directed by John Urbano, also directed Urban's last video for the platinum-selling single "Cop Car." Shot in Cincinnati during his recently completed "Raise 'Em Up" Summer Tour, the video features Urban guitar riffs and solos, as well as the acting debuts of models Jehane Paris from Miami and Rodrigo Calazans, originally from Brazil.

"The story (of "Somewhere In My Car") is what I would call melancholy," said Urban. "So for me, the video had to be centered around the present and the past, but focused on the intoxicating emotion of 'those nights'. John (Urbano) captured it brilliantly."

"When Keith asked me to direct the video, my head started swimming with ideas because the song is so cinematic. I wanted to make a music video where the imagery and song writing felt like they were created at the same time. From the beginning we both wanted this video to be hot with the concept being about how this guy goes mildly crazy thinking about his past relationship. In his mind he's 'somewhere in his car', where he's having multiple flashbacks that build emotionally with each chorus."

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