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Queen of the Desert
Kelsea Ballerini shoots the video for her new song "Peter Pan" with model-actor Nick Davis. "The coolest thing about this video shoot is the scenery and the storyline – and all of it!" Ballerini tells PEOPLE.
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Not So Plane Jane
"I'm obsessed with the colors and the landscape," says Ballerini of the shoot in the Las Vegas desert.
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Ballerini's berry-colored gown was custom made for the shoot by designer Carol Hannah.
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"I loved the idea of having a song about a breakup that wasn't some dramatic cheating or scandal moment," says Ballerini, who worked with director Kristin Barlowe on the shoot.
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"It's the kind of thing where one person just can't emotionally match the other, and that's a sad kind of ending and heartbreak," says Ballerini. "And that's what I wanted this song and video to capture.”
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Beautiful In Blue
"Sometimes the thrills of life or youth overrule the thrill of love until someone is truly ready to be in a relationship," says Ballerini, who also wore a blue romper custom designed by Cavanagh Baker. "And the video was so fun to show that side."
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Her Inner Adventurer
"I felt like a stunt double!" says Ballerini. "I had to drive a stick shift, which I've never done before, and that in itself was difficult, but then I had to drive it next to a plane on a runway made of sand."
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Love and Peace
"I don't really have a thrill seeker in me," says Ballerini, who donned a Lamarque leather jacket and drove a Cobra in the clip. "I enjoy driving fast, but it's also landed me in six car accidents so no, I'm not a thrill seeker."
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That's a Wrap!
"The most challenging thing about shooting in the dessert is there is a lot of sand and dirt and grit," says Ballerini. "You're just covered."