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Kelleigh Bannen Gives in to Her Vices in ‘Smoke When I Drink’ Video

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Kelleigh Bannen‘s ‘Smoke When I Drink’ video is smoldering in all the right places — it’s practically on fire!

‘Smoke When I Drink’ is all about vices, whether it’s that rare cigarette now and again or that bad boy you know you should be walking away from … but just can’t. And in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the video, Bannen says that the “edgy and fun” song is all about having fun and connecting with fans.

“You know, a lot of habits are bad for us, and we say yes to them when we should say no,” she reveals with a laugh. “But we do them anyway!”

Shot completely in black and white, ‘Smoke When I Drink’ finds its power not in color, but in layered and cut-out images. Add to that Bannen’s keyed-up performance and the edgy hard-rocking sound behind her powerhouse voice, and you’ve got a video that could catch fire at any moment.

‘Smoke When I Drink’ is Bannen’s second single of 2014, and although she’s still a newcomer to country radio, she seems poised to set a spark. Her voice is unique among other female artists and she’s beginning to carve out a name for herself as a fiery and energetic performer. From ‘Famous’ — which talks about making a name for her ex by telling everyone about his cheating ways — and now to ‘Smoke When I Drink,’ here’s hoping Bannen keeps serving up strong country-rock power anthems.

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