Kacey Musgraves Reveals Glitzy ‘What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?’ Music Video
What are you doing New Year's Eve? Kacey Musgraves wants to know, and she's asking the question with a new music video, for her take on the holiday classic.
Musgraves literally shines (she's sporting a silver gown) in her "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?" music video, and she walks the line between classic, glamorous and slightly cheesy -- think old Hollywood mixed with high school prom -- in the way that only she can. A bass clarinet solo, sparklers, confetti, a huge moon backdrop, "Auld Lang Syne" and even a puppy (yup, that's right!) all make an appearance in this clip ... and somehow, it just makes sense.
"What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?" was written by Frank Loesser in 1947, and it's been covered by artists including the Carpenters, Barry Manilow, Donny Osmond, Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti LaBelle, Harry Connick Jr., Lee Ann Womack, Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and more. Musgraves included the tune on her first-ever Christmas album, the recently released A Very Kacey Christmas. The project also features collaborations with the Quebe Sisters and Leon Bridges, and one very special track, "A Willie Nice Christmas," featuring Willie Nelson.
“There’s so many great classic Christmas songs, it was really a challenge to figure out which ones from my childhood memories I wanted to include,” Musgraves tells The Boot. “Ultimately, we just decided to include my favorites. I wanted to have a good mix of familiar Christmas songs, because I knew I would have four originals on there too, so I wanted there to be a mix of something new to add to your Christmas collection and then something that you recognize.”
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