The music video was directed by James Frost, whose work includes Radiohead's "House of Cards
" and Coldplay's "Yellow
." It shows Jones driving what appears to be the 1971 Cadillac DeVille that played a very important role in her life (we're not sure if it's the real one or a replica, but it has Texas plates). Jones' mother bought her the oversized vehicle when they were living in Texas and Norah needed to commute for work. The car was pretty much indestructible, so it was a safe choice.
When Jones was a student at the University of North Texas, she let a friend borrow the car to transport a band that was in town from New York City. This band and their crew ended up hanging out with Jones, and one of them, Jesse Harris, stayed in touch. When Jones moved to New York to pursue music, she started collaborating with Harris and one of the other guys from that trip to Texas bought the car. For Jones, the vehicle is a symbol of her Texas roots and of her life journey.