If you assume you'd do something for love, AJ McLean's new video would possibly make you assume in any other case.
The Backstreet Boy has formally launched a solo enterprise in nation music, releasing the eerie "Night Visions" on Friday (Oct. 26). McLean stars within the highly effective video for the brand new monitor, which sees him sitting behind bars. But as an alternative of constructing McLean a legal, the video — directed by the singer himself, together with longtime buddy Rene Elizondo Jr. — is definitely a narrative of a noble act of affection, only one with a bittersweet end result.
The video additionally stars McLean's lovely daughter Ava, who performs his daughter within the heartbreaking clip. It's becoming for Ava to be concerned in her dad's first video, as McLean has stated that the monitor is all about love, whether or not good or dangerous.
"The emotions that keep even after you’ve damaged up and the devastating unhappiness of figuring out that individual remains to be there with you in your thoughts and coronary heart," McLean defined to Entertainment Tonight. "It’s the inevitable flashes of the great and dangerous occasions that come together with that unhappiness and figuring out that it doesn’t matter what, you’d do something for the individual you like."
Even with the Backstreet Boys again in motion with their Las Vegas residency and the discharge of their newest hit "Don't Go Breaking My Heart," McLean has been exhausting at work on his personal music in Nashville. Focusing on the nation tendencies in his tone, McLean has labored with acclaimed songwriters corresponding to Clint Lagerberg (Keith Urban, Blake Shelton) and Brett Tyler (Maren Morris, Chris Young), and "Night Visions" is a style of the type of romanticism and storytelling he's incorporating into his solo materials.
McLean's solo challenge has been years within the making, and the singer advised Streets Talkin on the Academy of Country Music Awards in April that he desires to "disrupt nation music" together with his gritty sound and pop background. And now that "Night Visions" is out, McLean guarantees "We're solely getting began."
Watch the extraordinary "Night Visions" video under.