Exclusive Premiere: Lexie Hayden Debuts ’70s-Inspired ‘Sad Songs’ Music Video

Lexie Hayden is throwing it back to the 1970s for her brand new “Sad Songs” music video, premiering exclusively on…


Andrew Wendowski

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November 24, 2020


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Lexie Hayden; Photo Courtesy of Acacia Evans

Lexie Hayden is throwing it back to the 1970s for her brand new “Sad Songs” music video, premiering exclusively on Country Now.

The nostalgic clip was filmed by Emma Kate Golden and Acacia Evans in a retro-themed Nashville Airbnb called The Piomingo.

“We wanted to focus on the visuals in this video. There isn’t really a storyline involved, but we wanted to be as creative as we could be with my style, the props, and the location we used,” Hayden shares of the video. “I wanted to really play off of the ’70s retros vibe that I love so much and I think we captured it perfectly.”

The standout track is featured on the country newcomer’s forthcoming EP, You Heard Right, which is set for release on December 4. The EP includes five previously released singles alongside two new tracks, all of which were co-written by Hayden and her producer Derek George.

Hayden says the project gives fans insight into her artistry and she can’t wait for them to listen.

“The title track, ‘You Heard Right,’ is really special to me because it’s the first song my producer and I wrote together when we met back in 2017,” she explains. “I’m very proud of all these songs and I think they really represent who I am as an artist and a songwriter.”

Click below to watch the premiere of the “Sad Songs” music video. The clip perfectly showcases Hayden’s style and brings the song to life with a beautiful visual.

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With some help from Amy Brown of The Bobby Bones Show, Hayden was able to get “Sad Songs” played on the radio for the first time ever as Brown hand-selected the song for the Women of iHeartCountry weekend program.

“As an independent artist, it’s really hard to get any radio play at all, so the fact that I got chosen to be on a segment that aired on national radio was super cool,” Hayden recalls.

Hayden says hearing her single on the radio “was an indescribable feeling.” The rising star’s reaction to hearing the track on the radio for the first time was captured in a TikTok video that has amassed nearly a half million views.

For more on Lexie Hayden, fans can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.

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Andrew Wendowski

Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a self-taught entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.