Jason Aldean video for "Johnny Cash" set to play on TV
Monday, March 19, 2007
– Jason Aldean's new video "Johnny Cash," the lead track off his upcoming sophomore album out in May, will have its world premiere on CMT this Thursday, March 22, and then proceed into hot shot rotation on the network.
The video, directed by Wes Edwards for Ruckus Film, was shot in various Las Vegas locations last month. Part of the video features Aldean and his band in a live performance sequence set in the rarely seen neon sign boneyard, where the Strip's oldest marquees are eventually retired. "It was the most time I've ever put into a video," said Aldean. "We spent two and a half days out there trying to really capture the attitude of this song correctly. We even shot through snow flurries one night, and it was about as cold as I've ever been."
The single, written by John Rich, Vicky McGehee, and Rodney Clawson is already the fastest rising single of Aldean's career to date. The new album, "Relentless," hits stores on May 29. Aldean's self-titled debut went platinum.
Aldean is currently touring with Rascal Flatts and will join singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley on his "Live and Loud" tour for dates in March and April.
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