The Lone Bellow Premieres Live Video for 'May You Be Well': Exclusive

The Lone Bellow
Ryan Anderson

The Lone Bellow

In a sharp display of vocals, Zach Williams and the equally impressive members of the indie-folk trio The Lone Bellow debut their live video for their ballad “May You Be Well.”

The stunningly simple video, directed by Mike Reuther, leaves the attention fully on the performance aspects of the piece, which mainly highlight Williams’ soulful voice as he delivers a letter to his daughter, complete with a backing from a full band.

"This song is from a letter that I wrote to my oldest daughter Loretta a few years ago while I was on a long tour,” Williams tells Billboard. "I was in a Holiday Inn in Louisville and later turned it into a song. It was first just a message to Loretta but really turned in to a message to our country and anyone else who is listening. We made the live video of the song to try and capture the earnest feelings we have about the song. Its not the usual introspective tone, its a song that is turned outward, seeing others and carrying each other's burdens and trying to instill hope in one another."

Watch the live video below:

Somewhere around the one-minute mark, Williams’ voice is joined by multi-instrumentalist Kanene Donehey Pipkin and guitarist Brian Elmquist.

This is a cut from their third album, Walk Into a Storm, which came out in September. The group will be supporting the LP with a U.S. tour that kicks off in Tennessee in February. To see the trio in action, check out the full tour dates on their official website.


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