On October 16, 2001, the Backstreet Boys’ released a country-inspired single from their “Greatest Hits” album called “Drowning.” The song, which ironically enough co-written by Linda Thompson who previously was engaged to Elvis Presley and married to Caitlyn (aka Bruce) Jenner. At the time she was married to legendary songwriter/producer David Foster.
The original version of the music video did not go over well:
But this version that was shot by the legendary music video director Nigel Dick (“As Long As You Love Me” / “All I Have To Give”) was breathtaking:
And check out Ezra May and I discuss the music videos here:
Check out this performance of “Drowning” on CBS This Morning: