Gabby Barrett unleashed her highly anticipated new music video for her latest single “I Hope,” Showcasing the lyrical meaning behind the song. “I Hope” marks her first release since her run as a finalist on season 16 of ABC’s American Idol, Barrett puts a cheating ex on blast and says all of the things that she says “girls really want to say when done wrong.”
The video follows Barrett as she falls victim to a cheater, inspiring the vengeful track and sparking a chain of events he soon regrets starting. Filmed in Nashville, TN, the video paints a picture of exactly what Barrett “hopes” for her ex, and debuts a striking new look for the young riser to match her upsurging kick-start into Country’s mainstream.
“I Hope” is written by Barrett alongside hit songwriters Zachary Kale and Jon Nite, the blistering tune harnesses her powerhouse vocals for a sizzling kiss off to a two-timing boyfriend. The emotionally charged slow burner features a bold, strutting groove and an attitude-filled storyline, marking the first official taste of Barrett’s artistry since her Top 3 finish on American Idol’s sixteenth season.
Check out the new music video below:
Wrapping up 2018 opening for Country star CHRIS LANE on his LAPS AROUND THE SUN TOUR playing SOLD OUT venues across the U.S., and she’ll continue touring in 2019, with a stop at the annual Tortuga Music Festival in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, in April. Barrett is currently in the studio working with Grammy-nominated producer Ross Copperman on her forthcoming project.
Co-Directed By: Taylor Kelly & Brian Vaughan
Produced By: Taylor Kelly