Jennifer Nettles just released her video for “Unlove You,” the first single off of her upcoming album “Playing With Fire.”
And while we wait to hear more music from the country star, she’s already giving us a taste of that fire — starting with a shot of whiskey.
In the stunning video, Jennifer’s eyes are filled with despair as she nurses a glass of whiskey, neat. Making circles around the rim with her fingers, she looks on at the happy couples close-by. Wearing a sassy red dress, she awaits her man.
Fixated on her beau who walks in the door, Jennifer’s wedding ring slips off her finger. Before you know it, she’s drowning in her desire for a man that she’s not supposed to love. Trapped by this forbidden romance, the man who also sports a ring goes in for a kiss.
The video unfolds with the goddess Jennifer and the male falling deep underwater. It’s a gut-wrenching ballad not only filled with hope, guilt and regret, but also complete realness. Although her attraction for this man consumes her, Jennifer finally catches her breath and comes up to shore.
“Unlove You” was written by Jennifer and Brandy Clark. The pair are currently on the road performing as part of CMTs Next Women of Country Tour. “Playing With Fire” will be released May 13.