Ashton Shepherd’s Look It Up video is the lead single from her sophomore album, “’Look It Up’ is a song about somebody who is officially done with something to the point that they are really over it,” Ashton says. “It’s almost like they aren’t that mad anymore, just ready to be through with it, just done. ‘Done’ is a good word. “This song is a real-people song. People go through it every day and people want to be over it. Even the people that aren’t over it and are still clinging to something, this is the song they need to hear to lighten their minds.”
Directed by Michael Salomon and filmed in Los Angeles,Look It Up features Ashton as a wronged lover who is cutting all ties to her cheating partner by selling all of his belongings in a yard sale, including his truck, boat, motorcycle, favorite chair, golf clubs and dog.
Look It Up debuted at Number 55 on the Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and will be available for digital partners beginning January 4. Download Look It Up from Amazon.
The lyrics of Look It Up, co-written by Angaleena Presley and Robert Ellis Orrall include, “The word is ‘faithful’ – look it up/ It don’t mean sneakin’ around behind my back like you ain’t getting’ enough/How ‘bout ‘forever’ – just look it up/ It means through thick and thin, and pitchin’ in, even when the times get tough.”
Country Weekly says, “‘Look It Up’ is a honkytonk slice of revenge against a cheatin’, drinkin’, lyin’ lover.’” The publication says, “With a scathing vocal, the small town Alabaman gives her misbehaving man a few choice words to ‘look up,’ such as ‘faithful,’ ‘forever,’ and ‘sober,’” since he obviously has no clue of their meanings. The cheater’s other woman doesn’t get a free pass, either. Ashton labels her as ‘easy’ or more precisely, ‘that piece of trash riding round in your pickup truck.’”
“This is ‘Ashton Shepherd collides twicefold with Nashville,’” she says. “On the first record, one of the critics said, ‘What a great way to marry her voice into Nashville production.’ This is the same kind of thing on the second record, but this record is the perfect next step.
“It’s a dream come true for me. It’s like watching a different kind of child grow. You’re watching it grow and you don’t know exactly what it’s going to do, but you have these great feelings about it and you can see it starting to move. It feels really positive.”
Very nice! – said annmarie on Jan 05, 2011