“I think we understand why we had him in my video,” Lambert, 36, instructed her followers throughout a stay Q&A on YouTube on Wednesday, October 21, because the clip for her new tune was launched. “Because he’s really pretty and I needed a video babe and he was there, so I mean, it just worked out.”
The “Bluebird” songstress defined that seeing the previous police officer, 30, make his music video debut was the most effective elements of the challenge.
“My favorite part of filming was watching my husband sort of come to life on camera,” she mentioned. “It was his video debut and he’s so sweet and humble about it, but he really killed it, so that was fun to watch.”
The Grammy winner famous that she thinks “he was nervous” to look within the video, however being on set collectively made issues much less scary for him.
“He and I would come find each other in breaks and I’d be like, ‘You OK?’ And he was,” she mentioned. “He did a really good job.”
Lambert mentioned the video’s idea was impressed by the lyrics of the tune and her new life married to the retired NYPD officer.
“I wanted to shoot something at my home, my farm, preferably with my husband. I just felt like it was very intimate and you know,” she defined, noting her favourite director, Trey Fanjoy, introduced it to life. “She sort of made it this very beautiful fairytale, but also very down-home and down-to-earth and it was shot at my happy place with my happy person, so it was a really good day.”
The clip begins with Lambert carrying a Cinderella-inspired robe, using her horse Delta Daybreak as McLoughlin is someplace else on the farm in a tuxedo.
In between clips of the nation singer on her horse, followers get a glimpse of her life in Tennessee with McLoughlin. She sips wine whereas watching her husband fish on their dock. The pair then swing collectively in a hammock and dance in a discipline.
The parallels between Lambert’s wild facet and her intimate moments as a spouse had been intentional.
“I’d say life did [inspire me to write and record this song] you know, I got married, but I’m also still really, I love the road,” she mentioned in the course of the Q&A. “I have a gypsy soul and I wanted to write a song that kind of spoke to the sentiment, ‘Can you have both?’ And ‘Is that OK?’ And I think the video just complements the lyrics.”
The video reveals the lovebirds’ romantic facet as properly, with McLoughlin cooking for his spouse with no shirt on. The fairytale ends with the New York native standing outdoors the couple’s barn as his princess arrives on horseback and collectively they enter the secure.
Each the “House That Built Me” singer and McLoughlin teased the discharge of “Settling Down” earlier within the week, simply days after McLoughlin joined Instagram.
His first put up was on October 16, which was a solo shot of him using a horse. All through the week, McLoughlin shared just a few extra images, one in every of which was with Lambert, carrying color-coordinated outfits.
“You’re cute,” the Texas native commented on her husband’s put up.
The couple celebrated their one-year anniversary in January, after secretly tying the knot a yr prior. The pair met on the set of Good Morning America, the place McLoughlin was working safety, in November 2018.
Lambert was married to Blake Shelton from 2011 to 2015.
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