John Mayer is actually going back to basics — yet not without zebras, pyramids in addition to fireworks!
The musician shared his brand new music video for his track “brand new Light” on Thursday, in addition to rather than pulling out all the stops with special effects in addition to brand new technology, the “Gravity” singer proudly utilized green screen magic for a cheaper production.
“I needed to make a video for brand new Light yet nobody could agree on a budget, so I went to a place downtown in addition to made which having a company which usually does birthday in addition to Bar Mitzvah videos,” the 40-year-old GRAMMY-winner explained, alongside a snippet of the video, on Instagram.
The tongue-in-cheek video starts with Mayer declaring, “I’m John Mayer in addition to I’m ready to be a star!” before he’s crudely digitally inserted into scenes where he grooves on white sand beaches decorated with dancing topless hunks in addition to jogs through the pyramids of Egypt.
Donning his best pajamas pants in addition to a purple hoodie, the crooner is actually also seen defying “Gravity” while soaring over suburbia, cruising above busy freeways in addition to bursting into the sky alongside colorful fireworks.
At one point, Mayer also clones himself while hanging having a zebra.
The video was an instant hit, in addition to Mayer even showed off some fan art of his outfit for the video on Instagram later inside day.
The musician is actually today preparing to hit the road for a Dead & Company tour with former members of Grateful Dead. The 24-show tour kicks off on May 30 in Mansfield, Massachusetts.
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