Bon Jovi has premiered the official video for their new single “Because We Can.”
According to a news release posted yesterday at Bon Jovi’s official website, the four minute music clip, promoting the lead-off single from the veteran New Jersey rockers’ upcoming studio album “What About Now,” was first made available to fans using the new Bon Jovi app, before being receiving its world wide debut at Vevo.com.
Written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Nashville composer Billy Falcon, “Because We Can” is a medium-tempo rocker, which sounds more self-consciously pop radio friendly than material from their last two albums, the harder edged “The Circle” from 2009 or 2008’s more country-rock flavored “Lost Highway.”
Opening with a four-on-the-floor drumbeat from Tico Torres, the video begins with the “Livin’ on a Prayer” hitmakers hammering out the song in a boxing ring and loosely follows the exploits of a young boxer and his love interest.
Actions shots of the band’s performance are interspersed with shots of the fighter gearing up for a big arena bout, while his girlfriend sits in the audience, nervously watching the proceedings.
Fans can check out the full video at Vevo.com.
“Because We Can” is available for purchase at iTunes.
The “Livin’ on a Prayer” hitmaker’s 12th studio album “What About Now” hits shelves on March 26.
The “Because We Can” Canadian tour leg kicks off on Feb. 13 in Montreal, QC at Bell Centre and finishes up on April 5 in Winnipeg, MB at MTS Centre.
See Bon Jovi’s official website for a full list of dates and details
Did you know? Bon Jovi’s Because We Can World Tour will start in February and visit North America, Europe, Africa, the Far East, Australia and Latin America.