Ballard unveils "Girls" video
Thursday, June 2, 2011
– Frankie Ballard released a video
for his new single, A Buncha Girls.
Directed by Jim Wright and filmed in Venice Beach, Cal., the video features Ballard narrating for a group of girls taking a road trip to the beach and the adventures they have along the way on this summer day. The video can be seen on Great American Country (GAC) and Country Music Television (CMT) Pure Country beginning today. The song is from Ballard's just released debut EP.
"This song is not about me and a buncha girls. It is about you girls and how you always stick together. Us guys don't go to the store together or the movies. But, girls....they have girls nights out, take trips to the beach and go to the bathroom together, Ballard said. Nothing drives guys crazier than seeing a bunch of girls. I want this to be an anthem for you. A song that you roll the windows down, crank it up and rock out.
Ballard opens for superstar Taylor Swift on the North American leg of her tour this weekend for a sold-out crowd in Omaha, Neb and Des Moines, Ia. He will be playing in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (June 2, June 3) and Orlando (June 4).
Ballard just wrapped a 13-show run opening for Bob Seger.
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