After releasing their latest single, “We Got History,” to country radio in late 2022, Mitchell Tenpenny It’s back with the song’s accompanying video. And it’s sure to take viewers on a blast-like ride from the past.
Filmed near Cocoa Beach, Florida and directed by Brenton Geezy, the clip sees the two quickly forming a romantic relationship after meeting at a bar. The male character in the video – an astronaut – presumably plays a younger version of Tenpenny.
The two seem to hit it off and soon start spending time together. Take a walk on the beach holding hands, sing karaoke together, or play billiards. However, their romance is short-lived. The man eventually finds the woman with another man who has a scorpion tattoo. Despite her betrayal, the male character can’t help but cling to his former love interest and the memories they once shared.
“‘Cause it’s Spring Break in 2008 / I got drunk and sang in Pensacola and ate breakfast at Tiffany’s / Yeah, I’ve never been this high / Behind your corolla / You said to me, “Baby, kiss me.” Don’t stop, kiss me’ I know we don’t have a future anymore But damn we have a historyMeanwhile, Tenpenny is seen emotionally singing the song’s lyrics while drinking alone and looking at a note she has taken from her pocket.
At the end of the clip, Tenpenny is in a space pilot suit with the crew. He realizes that the astronaut behind him is the same person with the scorpion tattoo. Tenpenny watches the crew say goodbye to the girl from the previous scene. The crew then gathers in a spaceship and is launched into the distance as the girl watches from afar.
Mitchell, who is happily married to country singer Megan Patrick, said in a press release about the song’s lyrics: You don’t have to hate where you’re from all the time. It’s okay to remember who took you where. I have a mature and healthy respect, and I wanted to talk about that in this song. So excited that this will be our next single on country radio. “
“We’ve Got History,” which Mitchell wrote with Andy Albert, Devin Dawson, and Jordan Schmidt, is a tribute to “Truth About You” and “At the End of a Bar” with Chris Young. It follows the recent chart-topping success of . The song is also on Tenpenny’s current 20-track album. This Is The Heavyreleased in September 2022.
In addition to the latest video and song releases, Tenpenny kicks off his This Is The Heavy tour on Thursday (January 19th) at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino in Airways Heights, WA with special guest Tyler Brayden. . The tour will also visit Music City next month, while Tenpenny will play a series of concerts at the Ryman Auditorium.
In March, he will begin his first overseas performance with the Day Drunk Me Tour, co-headlining with Morgan Evans.
“I always wanted to do a show abroad,” Mitchell said in a press release. So it’s been a long time in the making and I’m really excited to be able to play it for fans who haven’t had the chance to play it live before. !”
In addition, Tenpenny will perform two shows at C2C Festival March 10-12 and at CMC Rocks in Australia on March 18.
For more information and a complete list of Tenpenny’s upcoming tour dates, please visit his official website Mitchell10penny.com.
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