Florida Georgia Line debuted a music video for their song “Smooth” music video for unsuspecting fans in Nashville on June 5. The unveiling took place at the grand opening of FGL House, a new four floor bar/restaurant in Music City, launched by FGL members Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard.
Though “Smooth” has yet to be officially launched as a radio single, it is the name of the duo’s massive summer tour, and this forthcoming music video all but cements the song as FGL’s next major release.
The news came via a surprise announcement by Hubbard on the rooftop bar of FGL House, where the singer asked hundreds of guests to vacate the roof to watch the video on the projector screen located on the establishment’s first floor.
“It’s not even color-corrected,” Hubbard warned the crowd. “It’s really rough.” However, that didn’t seem to matter, as most were excited just to get an exclusive and early peek.
As for the Music Video?
“Smooth” differentiates itself from FGL’s other videos because of its interlocked story weaving in and out with the music. Instead of just playing the song from start to finish, the music video showcases a short story aided with “Smooth” as the soundtrack.
It revolves around Kelley and Hubbard’s vehicle breaking down and then hitching a ride with two guys — one is an Elvis impersonator and the other, a party animal played by songwriter Craig Wiseman — to Las Vegas. The story isn’t nearly as fleshed out as Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” or LMFAO’s “Yes” music videos, but the ongoing dialogue puts “Smooth” in the same conversation.
There no official release date for the music video.