Kris Allen’s “The Vision of Love” music video premieres tomorrow on VEVO. Check out the press release and some sneak peek photos below. The video has an explicit anti-bullying message.
ETA: Added a sneak preview video (HILARIOUS)
KRIS ALLEN TO PREMIERE VIDEO FOR BRAND NEW SINGLE “THE VISION OF LOVE” ON VEVO WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
STRONG ANTI-BULLYING MESSAGE IN VIDEO DIRECTED BY LENNY BASS
(New York – April 3, 2012) Kris Allen will premiere the music video for his lead single “The Vision of Love:” from his forthcoming album THANK YOU CAMELLIA” exclusively on VEVO, the world’s leading all premium music video and entertainment platform on Wednesday, April 4th.
Directed by Lenny Bass and filmed last month in Los Angeles, the video for “The Vision Of Love” presents the storyline of two teens, one insecure and lonely, the other tormented by bullying, and ultimately shows how acts of kindness helps those suffering find inner strength and confidence.
The press has been raving about “The Vision of Love”: Entertainment Weekly calls the single “driving-pop” and Yahoo! Music declares the single a “damn good” hit. Co-written by Kris Allen with Nasri and Adam Messinger and produced by Nasri and Messinger (Chris Brown/Justin Bieber), “The Vision of Love” available now at iTunes and all digital retailers, illustrates Kris’ talent as a singer and songwriter. Kris’ hit single from his debut album “Live Like We’re Dying” peaked at #3 at Hot AC and went Top 10 at Pop. Early radio response has also been strong for his new single “The Vision Of Love” with it debuting as “Most Added” at Hot AC with early support from stations in Denver, Las Vegas, San Diego, Portland and many more.
Kris’ forthcoming album THANK YOU CAMELLIA is set for release on May 22, 2012 (*US date, intl dates may vary) and is available for pre-order now at www.krisallenofficial.com.
Kris Allen co-wrote every song on THANK YOU CAMELLIA and has been integrally involved in the production aspect of the recording process, as well. He is currently in the studio working with top-notch producers and co-writers including Tim Pagnotta (former lead singer of Sugarcult and producer of “Animal” by the Neon Trees); Curt Schneider (Augustana, Five for Fighting); Nasri & Adam Messinger, (Chris Brown/Justin Bieber); Kevin Kadish (Jason Mraz, Rob Thomas); Boots Ottestad (Andy Grammar, Robbie Williams); among others.
Since skyrocketing to stardom as the winner of the 2009 season of American Idol, Kris Allen has enjoyed five singles on the Billboard charts. His self-titled debut album featured his hit single “Live Like We’re Dying” which has combined digital sales of over 1.7 million. Since the release of his album he has toured with Keith Urban, Maroon 5, Barenaked Ladies, Lifehouse as well as headlining his own club tour.