Kenny Chesney dropped a surprise for No Shoes Nation - a video for "We Do," the lead-off track of his disc, "Here And Now," tonight on YouTube.
"Everything now is just so different," he said. "There's so much we can't know. But the one thing I am absolutely, completely sure of is this: No matter when, no matter where, No Shoes Nation shows up, brings it hard and leaves everything they've got whenever we're together. So, from me to them, 'Who gets to live like we do? WE DO."
Directed by Shaun Silva, the video was shot in shows in Foxboro, Mass., Pittsburgh, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Anaheim, Cal., Philadelphia, on the 7 Mile Bridge out of the Keys in Florida and somewhere in the Caribbean.
"I've wanted to paint this picture for a long time," Chesney said. "But I never had the song that said what I needed to say about what we all share together. Once I did, it was a matter of how to build this clip in a way that captures the essence of it. Because you try to tell people, and they can't quite get their heads around it."
"I look at those faces, the kids up on the stage hugging me, the guy throwing his arms into the air on his dad's shoulders, and I think, 'YEAH. That's what the best rockers did for me, too.' No matter how hard I work, how much we play, I will spend my life trying to give back as much as they give us - because nobody throws passion at a band harder than No Shoes Nation."
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