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Lady Antebellum premieres video

Thursday, March 19, 2009 – Lady Antebellum premiered a new music video for I Run To You on CMT.com this morning, which starts airing on CMT and GAC Monday.

The video, filmed by first-time director and Lady A's videographer Adam Boatman, intermingles a performance by the band with a pay-it-forward message of helping those around you. "On the surface, most people think this is a love song, but when we were writing this song, we had a bigger message in mind," said Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood. "The song and video have a positive message about being there for other people in tough times, and I think that's something we can all relate to right now."

The song is the third single from their gold album, which spawned 2 hits in 2008, Love Don't Live Here and Lookin' For A Good Time.

Lady A will team with Southwest Airlines to offer one promising young filmmaker the chance to jet to Chicago to produce and direct one of the trio's Webisode Wednesdays. Interested filmmakers can register at the Regal Green Hills 16 Cinema during the Nashville Film Festival from April 16-23 by telling the band why they would be the best person for the job in 25 words or less. A panel of judges, including judges from the film festival, will determine and announce the winner April 22. The winner will receive an invitation to the closing movie and party of the film festival as well as travel by Southwest Airlines, two nights of hotel accommodations and a chance to hang with Lady A before their concert at Soldier Field in Chicago on June 13. The group has a full tour schedule in 2009 opening for superstars Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban.

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747 CD review - 747
Six albums into its career, Lady Antebellum pretty much has the formula down pat. Either Hillary Scott or long and lanky Charles Kelley assumes lead vocals with Dave Haywood also providing vocals plus guitars and mandolin in a bunch of songs easy on the ears with a story often involving a lust for love. The typical song ("Lie With Me," for example) starts with Kelly or Scott taking a stanza, followed by the other with both then tackling the chorus together. This has worked quite well »»»
Golden CD review - Golden
Lady Antebellum probably needed a change in direction after "Own the Night" dropped in 2011. The material was overly geared towards taking dead aim at the radio jugular and not the best material. That isn't the case this time out on the trio's fifth release because most of the songs veer away from being obviously radio fodder (except for the current singleDowntown with its soulful beginning and strong vocals from Hillary Scott), but that also doesn't man that this was the right change. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kiah heats up – Amythyst Kiah's music career has seemingly been a slow burn, but that well could be changing. She was part of the quartet that put out the very fine "Songs of Our Native Daughters" earlier this year and is about to launch a tour with CD-mates Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell of Birds of Chicago and Leyla McCalla to bring out songs about... »»»
Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
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