Joe Jonas and Khalid pay tribute to veterans with touching “Not Alone” video
On Veterans Day, Joe Jonas and Khalid honor those who served in the United States military. On Friday, the musicians released the touching music video for their collaboration, “Not Alone” from the Dedicationfrom the soundtrack, featuring real war veterans.
The Coran Squire made visual clips from the film – which stars Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell – with footage of actual American veterans, as well as the two musicians singing alongside the very airliners featured in the film.
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“I see the tears, they’re flowing, but they’re not here to stay / I know you’re looking at the clouds, try to wish for them,” Jonas sings in his verse. “When you call out to the stars, know that I’m calling out your name.”
The JoBro said People he wanted to capture the “raw emotion of the song” in the video. As for Khalid’s contribution to the song, Jonas said the R&B star “brings so much to the table” and “brought [the song] on a whole new level.
“I wanted it to be a male duo, partly because this movie tells the story of these two guys who have this deeply emotional connection,” Jonas said. Mr Porter. “I wanted to match that in a release. My friend said to me, ‘Have you called Khalid yet? And I was like, ‘Oh fuck’ you mean the most obvious person?”
Meanwhile, Khalid expressed his gratitude to Jonas for including him on the track.
“I’m so grateful that Joe reached out to me to be a part of this. I think the message is really special,” he said. People. “The film, he told me, is incredible. I can’t wait to see it for myself. And it’s just a great experience all around. Good vibes, good people, good energy. And I can’t wait for you to hear the song and see the movie.
The upcoming film follows the story of Jesse Brown (Majors), the first black man to fly for the US Navy during the Korean War, and his connection to aviator Tom Hudner (Powell). Jonas stars as Marty Goode in the film.
“[I] I’ve had the opportunity to work with some amazing actors who have really challenged me, and you want to step up your game because you’re like, “Oh, this is fun, but this is going to be a challenge”, and you really want to respect the art,” Jonas said. People. “The story is beautiful, and I can’t wait for everyone to see it.”
Besides his work in Jonas Brothers, his latest solo singles are from soundtracks. Last year he released “Go It Alone” from To scoldand both “It’s Party Time” and “I See Love” from Hotel Transylvania 3 in 2018. His group DNCE also released a handful of singles this year: “Got Me Good”, “Move” and “Dancing Feet” with Kygo.
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