Carrie Underwood Debuts ‘Smoke Break’ Music Video
Sand, sun and shorts -- Carrie Underwood's new "Smoke Break" music video is hot, hot, hot. After all, it was filmed in California's Mojave Desert.
In the "Smoke Break" music video, Underwood's good looks are on display. The singer looks like a cross between Daisy Duke and a cowgirl: She sports blue denim shorts (if you have legs like that, why not?), fringed cowgirl boots, a white tank top and a gingham vest.
The clip focuses on several individuals who are working hard, deserving of that titular "smoke break": a waitress trying to make ends meet for her family, a young man trying to climb the corporate ladder, a singer (Underwood) heading to another gig and more. In the music video, Underwood drives her beat-up pickup truck until smoke starts pouring out of the hood, then hitchhikes to her gig at the neighborhood bar. And, wouldn't you know it -- every individual that the music video centers on is at the bar, too, letting loose after a hard day of work.
"For the storyline, I really just wanted it to be mainly about strong women -- strong, beautiful women who are doing everything that the boys do," Underwood tells Entertainment Tonight. "And, at the end, we all get together and have our break."
The new music video was directed by Randee St. Nicholas, who also shot Underwood’s award-winning “Blown Away" clip.
Underwood debuted her brand-new video a few days after sharing the news about the new single in a Facebook chat with fans. On Sunday (Aug. 23), Underwood released a teaser trailer for the new clip as well.
"Smoke Break" comes off of Underwood's upcoming Storyteller album, which she also revealed during the Facebook chat. It is set for release on Oct. 23.
Christina Vinson contributed to this story.
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