My debut music video came out this week! The song is about the pressure we put on ourselves to be successful (in career, reputation, romantic lives, fitness, hobbies, personal happiness etc) and how all that pressure can sometimes end up confining us, keeping us from feeling free.

The video was premiered a few days ago by the award-winning SF Bay Area indie music blog, The Bay Bridged.

We filmed it earlier this year while on tour through Oregon. An Indie production company made up of some really sweet people called Shady Pines Media, in Portland, put it together.

In it you’ll see my wonderful accompanist Josh Michael performing vocal harmonies and some finger snapping. There are plenty of videos from my previous bands, but I’m excited to finally have one that showcases one of my new songs with the new sound of our acoustic duo. Enjoy!

Jesse Loren Strickman dropped by Shady Pines Studio with vocalist Josh Michael, and performed a stunning new tune from his forthcoming debut solo album. This...