The paper's "It's got a lot of my life in it, a lot of the friends I met down in the islands back even before I started building my life as I know it now," says the native of Luttrell, Tenn., who spends most of his time off the road in the Virgin Islands. "Like the song, there's a lot of life in this video, and it's got a lot of people who inspired me in the ways they lived their lives." writes that Chesney's new video was 12 years in the making.
Chesney shot the video for his
current top-20 single at some of his favorite spots in the Virgin
Islands, as well as during rehearsals for his 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour,
which takes him to Salt Lake City tonight and to Denver's Sports
Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday.
"I went back to a couple
of these old bars and sat with me and a guitar," Chesney says. The
older footage comes from "back when we used to have the camcorders that
flipped out, before you could make a movie on your phone" and features
many longtime friends and figures that played key roles in his life.
video probably has more of my life and more of my heart — and we spent
less on it — than anything I've ever done," he says.