We Do

Album: Here and Now (2020)


  • Here, Kenny Chesney raises a glass to his fervent No Shoes Nation fan base and hardworking band and crew, acknowledging their dedication and camaraderie.

    We laugh and we love and we can't get enough
    We're amplified, come alive, side by side
    No matter where it goes you know we're here for the ride

    "This is a song that wouldn't exist without all those people on my road family, the folks at all the stadiums nationwide, the radio people who start blasting our music when we're coming to town," said Chesney. "But even more importantly, without No Shoes Nation."

    "I always talk about how I can hear them from the bus, and that fun just gets backstage, floats through the air,' he continued about his fan base. "You get caught up in it... They take all that energy, then they go out into the world and live their lives the same way."
  • Kenny Chesney shot the video during tour stops in Boston, Pittsburgh, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Anaheim, and Philadelphia. The clip serves as a high-energy love letter to his No Shoes Nation fans. Chesney said he's been waiting for ages to create a visual like this one.

    "I've wanted to paint this picture for a long time. But I never had the song that said what I needed to say about what we all share together. Once I did, it was a matter of how to build this clip in a way that captures the essence of it! Because you try to tell people, and they can't quite get their heads around it.

    I look at those faces, the kids up on the stage hugging me, the guy throwing his arms into the air on his dad's shoulders, and I think, 'YEAH! That's what the best rockers did for me, too.' No matter how hard I work, how much we play, I will spend my life trying to give back as much as they give us - because nobody throws passion at a band harder than No Shoes Nation."


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