Young makes directorial debut with "Drowning"
Monday, September 23, 2019
– Chris Young adds director to his resume as he helmed the video for his new single, "Drowning."
Co-directed with Native 31 Films Producer and Director Jeff Johnson, the clip opens with Young holding a photo of Adam Carnes, his longtime friend whose loss is memorialized in the song.
With a universal message that gives voice to the often-overwhelming emotions of grief, interspersed throughout the "Drowning" music video are tributes to spouses, children, parents, siblings and friends from concertgoers at the Richmond, Va. date of his "Raised On Country World Tour 2019."
"I've been so amazed at the reaction to this song," said Young. "I wrote it with two friends as a moment of healing and had no idea it would touch so many people before it was even chosen as a single. The video, combining so many personal moments alongside a live performance, totally embodies that, and I can't wait for everyone to see it."
The song garnered 40 adds at country radio today. "Drowning" was written by Young with Corey Crowder and Josh Hoge.
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