Steve Moakler and Real-Life Wife Load Up for Romantic Trip in ‘Suitcase’ Video
Steve Moakler has all of us resetting our relationship goals with his "Suitcase" video.
The theatrical version of this song includes his real-life wife, Grace, and depicts a lover's dream getaway filled with sparkling lights, songs by the fire and breathtaking views. The airy message of the tune shines through in the video, which showcases two young kids so obviously in love and just happy to be together.
"But I'd be fine watching you watch the sun go down / With your head on my chest and a blanket on the ground / Cause everybody wants to chase the rainbow and find a pot of gold / Hoping for a suitcase full of money, but all I want is you honey," Moakler sings to his doting wife while strumming on his guitar.
The "Suitcase" video marks Moakler's first appearance in his own music video although he has been building his career in Nashville since 2006.
“Some people were saying at the start of this year, ‘Man, this might be your year,’ and I was like, ‘They’ve been saying that for a while,'” the singer tells Taste of Country. "As a songwriter, I never thought I’d want to record a song I didn’t write. But when I heard the song, I immediately loved it and connected with it … it just feels like my song.”
He goes on to say that it brings back memories of touring around in his Winnebago with his wife, playing whatever gig he could and being poor, but happy.
“That song centers me … it takes me back to that pure relationship — with her, with music, with fans — and I hope that it’s a song that kinda helps people keep all of that stuff in perspective, too."
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