Justin Moore Takes on the Wild West in ‘You Look Like I Need a Drink’ Music Video
If you need a laugh, Justin Moore‘s new music video for “You Look Like I Need a Drink” should do the trick. The singer shows off his horseback riding skills, and there are tumbleweeds aplenty, but the true star of the clip may be the plot itself.
In a Wild West-style showdown, Moore is on the hunt for a woman named “Mad” Mary Mona Lisa, pictured in a wanted poster … and it’s not easy to find her. He repeats the same day over and over, a la Groundhog Day, in different quests to track her down; there are some pretty hilarious showdowns that will have viewers laughing, gasping and rooting for Moore even while he’s getting pummeled.
“This may be my favorite video I’ve ever shot,” shares Moore in a press release. “I am a huge Western fan, and we shot one with a dose of comedy.”
“You Look Like I Need a Drink” is from Moore’s forthcoming fourth studio album. He recalls to The Boot, “I saw the title of the song and thought, ‘Oh my gosh, what in the world is this going to be?’ And then I heard it, and it was something completely different from what I was thinking. I loved the irony in it, and I thought the songwriters did a great job on it.”
The song itself is a good indicator of what will be on Moore’s new album, tentatively scheduled for a summer release.
“The song, to me, had a pretty good combination of what we’ve done in the past, but also a little glimpse of what we’re going to do in the future, musically,” Moore explains. “We did some different things in the studio, technically, and we thought this would be the perfect way [to introduce that]. We didn’t want to freak out the fans and give them something completely different than what we’ve done in the past.”
“You Look Like I Need a Drink” is available for download on iTunes.
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