Nick Jonas Is All Grown Up in 'Chains' Music Video
By Sophie Schillaci
Nick Jonas is showing off his sexy side in "Chains." Yep, you read that right.
The 21-year-old is embracing the solo life with a new single and an album on the way. The former Disney star unveiled a decidedly sultry new video for his song "Chains" on Wednesday via MTV and trust us, you're gonna want to watch it. Check it out in the player below.
Co-directed by Jonas and Ryan Pallotta, "Chains" features a moody Jonas, a rioting crowd, smoke-filled rooms, dark water, and the female lead? That would be Dylan Penn – daughter of Robin Wright and Sean Penn.
"'Chains' is a good introduction to the kind of album I've made and I’m excited to share the music video with everyone," Jonas said in a press release. "While making this upcoming album, I've had the opportunity to open up emotionally which has helped me create something I'm really proud of. 'Chains' is just the beginning."
As if we weren't already excited for this release! In an interview with MTV News, Jonas said that he's ready to start over as a "new artist," leaving his JoBros roots behind.
Helping him along the way is longtime pal Demi Lovato. E! News reports that the "Neon Lights" singer will duet with Jonas on his upcoming album, and this is definitely one collaboration we can get behind!
"I really wanted to push myself, work with some people that would help me grow and, you know, I kind of came to a place where I said, look, I’ve already had a full career at the age of 21-years-old and I get to start over and this is really cool and really approach it as a new artist," he said.
And when it comes to his latest track, Jonas said he was channeling the feeling of being "trapped."
"For me specifically in this song, I connected to love and trust and for some people they have said its broader for them," he said. "It's more than love, it can be about anything that entangles you in your life and doesn't let you do what you need to do to feel free."
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