The Band Perry video premieres today
Monday, August 15, 2011
– The Band Perry's new video for All Your Life,
from their Gold-certified debut, premieres on CMT today, coinciding with the kick-off their Purveyors of Performance Tour.
The video was directed by David McClister and features TBP as a vagabond troupe endlessly searching for a love to last.
Beginning today, CMT will air CMT Premieres: The Band Perry - "All Your Life" on CMT, CMT Pure and CMT.com beginning at 9 a.m. eastern. The special will re-air on Tuesday at 8 and 10:30 a.m. eastern. The special programming includes a behind-the-scenes look and conversations with Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry shot on location at a 750-acre farm just outside Nashville. The CMT Top 20 Countdown will also feature the video Aug. 19 - 21.
Also kicking off today, the band's Purveyors of Performance Tour hits the road for about 75 dates including headlining shows, support dates for Keith Urban, Reba and yet-to-be-announced dates with an unnamed artist.
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