First Single From Band’s Forthcoming Album Already Soaring Up Active Rock, Mainstream Rock and Alternative Radio Charts
American Rock Band 3 Doors Down’s video for their latest hit single “When You’re Young” will premiere today exclusively on AOL. The video was shot in Nashville and directed by Ryan Smith (Eminem, Duran Duran, Good Charlotte, Gavin Degraw, Cypress Hill, Shinedown). The track, which is the first single from their fifth studio album, Time of My Life (Universal Republic), debuted at #1 on the iTunes Rock singles chart and is currently climbing the Active Rock, Mainstream Rock and Alternative charts.
“This video symbolizes the struggles that we face as we fight to make our way through the seemingly narrow passages of our lives,” said Arnold. “It reflects our fight and our vulnerability. Ryan Smith and his team have done a wonderful job bringing the song to life through this edgy, cinematic delivery. I hope that everyone can see themselves, in some way within the characters of this video.”
“When You’re Young” has a powerful message that is reflected in the chorus, “Trapped inside a place that they won’t take you/ They want you to be what they make you/ It’s already over and done/ When you’re young.” The song was produced by Howard Benson (Daughtry, Flyleaf, Hoobastank, Three Days Grace) and recorded in Los Angeles.
Since forming in 1995, Mississippi rock quintet 3 Doors Down (vocalist Brad Arnold, lead guitarist Matt Roberts, bassist Todd Harrell, rhythm guitarist Chris Henderson, and drummer Greg Upchurch) has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide, garnered three Grammy nominations, two American Music Awards, and five BMI Pop Awards for songwriting, including BMI’s coveted “Songwriter of the Year” award. The band’s debut album, 2000’s The Better Life, which is now certified six times platinum, featured the smash hit “Kryptonite.” Their sophomore album, 2002’s Away from the Sun, saw similar success with its radio mainstays “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You.” Their subsequent efforts 2005’s platinum certified Seventeen Days and 2008’s 3 Doors Down debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 Chart. In 2003, 3 Doors Down founded The Better Life Foundation with the goal of giving as many children as possible a better life; they have raised more than two million dollars for local children’s charities since their inception. For more information visit: www.3doorsdown.com andwww.thebetterlifefoundation.org