Nick Jonas New Album 2014, Watch Official Video for New Single "Chains" Here (VIDEO)
Nick Jonas has released the official new music video for his single "Chains". You can watch the video HERE.
"I wanted this one to just be like an art piece," the 21-year-old singer shared with MTV. "Like a trailer to a cinematic movie and really have the tone of the song connected to the visual because it is dark and edgy and I think this video really captures that. It's a really beautiful visual."
"It's definitely a progression for me," Nick told MTV News. "I really wanted to push myself, work with some people that would help me grow and, you know, I kind of came to a place where I said, look, I've already had a full career at the age of 21-years-old and I get to start over and this is really cool and really approach it as a new artist."
"The story behind 'Chains' is basically that feeling that all people can relate to, it's being trapped. For me specifically in this song, I connected to love and trust and for some people they have said it's broader for them, it's more than love, it can be about anything that entangles you in your life and doesn't let you do what you need to do to feel free," he said. "I think this is a good fit and I fell in love with the song and I really feel like it has become a staple for this album."
When asked about the sound on his new album, Jonas shared about his influences.
"I've been really influenced by a lot of modern stuff, as well as like my classic roots, so Prince being a big one, a lot of falsetto work, Hall & Oates, is a big part of this, and then The Weekend and singing Drake, which I feel like is a different artist to Drake rapping, but I love them both," he told MTV News. "But singing Drake and this guy Erik Hassle, a new artist that I really love, and, you know, Sam Smith and that kind of vibe, so like if you kind of mash that all together: it's that."
"That's what I grew up on and that's what feels natural when I open my mouth to sing and so having a pop alternative music bed with the soul vocal, I feel like really works," he explained. "I think this is definitely more of a mature sound as it relates to Jonas Brothers music and Nick Jonas & the Administration."