Director Thom Oliphant remembers Evans being extremely nervous about shooting the music video, but she was happy to share her ideas for the clip. "She wanted to do a fantasy storybook idea," Oliphant recalled
in a Songfacts interview.
There wasn't room in the budget for a trip to a redwood forest, so the director found the next best thing at Cedars of Lebanon State Park near Nashville, Tennessee. "I was thinking of the book called The Polar Express
. The forests always looked like they were really tall and you could really run straight through them and never hit a branch, and this place looked like that."