Blake Shelton is soaking in the moment in his heartfelt new music video for “I Lived It.” In the midst of the three-minute, 42-second clip, the Oklahoma native is seen strolling throughout scenes of his past as his former selves re-live his vivid memories.
The song, featured on Shelton’s latest project Texoma Shore, is one that he relates to more than any other song before.
“I feel like ‘I Lived It’ is one of the greatest songs I’ve ever had the chance to record,” said Shelton in a press release. “This is something that takes me back to my childhood and I think it’s going to take a lot of people back. As I’ve had the chance to play this album for people early on, that’s the song that really stands out to everybody… it’s hard to listen to without relating to it. It’s hard not to fall in love with this song.”
Shelton was among one of the early listeners to quickly relate to the Ashley Gorley, Ben Hayslip, Rhett Akins and Ross Copperman-penned song, admitting that there are two moments in his life he’d never believe if he hadn’t actually lived them himself.
“You know, I’ve had some unbelievable moments that I wouldn’t have believed would happen if I hadn’t lived it myself and both of them were my GRAMMY performances. One was with Glen Campbell, 2012, and then a couple of years later, I got a chance to perform with Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, and…. I mean, what else do I need to say? I got to do that. That really happened. It’s on tape,” he reflected.
Shelton has taken the nostalgic tune out on the road with him as part of his 2018 Country Music Freaks Tour. In addition to his live performances, fans can catch him on Season 14 of The Voice, which airs Mondays and Tuesdays on NBC.