Maroon 5 Debut Snapchat-Filtered 'Wait' Music Video

Maroon 5
Travis Schneider

Maroon 5

Maroon 5 premiered the music video for their new single “Wait” on Vevo on Wednesday (Jan. 17) after it was featured on Spotify's "Today's Top Hits" playlist the day before. 

The band took an unconventional approach for the video, which features lead singer Adam Levine switching between various Snapchat face filters while singing along to “Wait” using the front-facing camera on his phone.

Levine filmed the short videos on the Snapchat app around his home, with cameos from his wife Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo and their dog. The frontman had previously hinted at the video's premiere and style on his Instagram account on Saturday (Jan. 13). 

 

New video coming soon....#M5 #WAIT

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Earlier this year, the band explained why they were so influenced by Snapchat and why they decided to use it in their album artwork.

"We all use Snapchat, and the Filters have become a huge part of the culture," Adam Levine told Billboard. "We thought it would be funny to take some more straight-ahead band photos and sprinkle in a little fun."

“Wait” is the second single off of Maroon 5’s latest album, Red Pill Blues, following “What Lovers Do,” which was released in August and features SZA. The band also recently announced the first leg of the tour for Red Pill Blues, which kicks off in May.

Watch the "Wait" video and check out the group's tour dates below.

May 30 Tacoma, WA -- Tacoma Dome

June 1 Oakland, CA -- Oracle Arena

June 2 Sacramento, CA -- Golden 1 Center

June 4 Los Angeles, CA -- The Forum

June 5 Los Angeles, CA -- The Forum

June 7 Phoenix, AZ -- Talking Stick Resort Arena

June 9 Dallas, TX -- American Airlines Center

June 10  Houston, TX -- Toyota Center

June 12   San Antonio, TX -- AT&T Center

June 14   New Orleans, LA -- Smoothie King Center

June 16   Tampa, FL -- Amalie Arena

June 17 Ft. Lauderdale, FL -- BB&T Center

Sept. 7 Salt Lake City, UT -- Vivint Smart Home Arena

Sept. 9   Denver, CO -- Pepsi Center

Sept. 11  Kansas City, MO -- Sprint Center

Sept. 13 St Louis, MO -- ScottTrade Center

Sept. 14 Chicago, IL -- United Center

Sept. 16 Milwaukee, WI -- Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports

Sept. 18 St. Paul, MN -- Xcel Energy Center

Sept. 20 Indianapolis, IN -- Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Sept. 22  Louisville, KY -- KFC Yum! Center

Sept. 23 Nashville, TN -- Bridgestone Arena

Sept. 25 Columbus, OH -- Nationwide Arena

Sept. 27 Toronto, ON -- Air Canada Centre

Sept. 29 Pittsburgh, PA -- PPG Paints Arena

Sept. 30  Detroit, MI -- Little Caesars Arena

Oct. 2 Washington, DC -- Capital One Arena

Oct. 4 Charlotte, NC -- Spectrum Center

Oct. 6 Newark, NJ -- Prudential Center

Oct. 7 Boston, MA -- TD Garden

Oct. 10 Hartford, CT -- XL Center

Oct. 12 Philadelphia, PA -- Wells Fargo Center

Oct. 14 New York, NY -- Madison Square Garden

Oct. 15 New York, NY -- Madison Square Garden

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