Michelle Branch Returns With Brooding New Music Video For “Hopeless Romantic”

Never satisfied.

Michelle Branch hasn't released an album in nearly 15 years, but that's all about to change. The singer-songwriter is gearing up to share her intimate new record titled Hopeless Romantic, a body of work inspired by her divorce from Teddy Landau and by her new relationship with the Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney, who also co-wrote and produced the album, EW reports.

Today (Feb. 16), Branch is sharing a moody visual for the album title track. “The song is about the push and pull of a romantic relationship,” she says. “There’s always a kind of fear when you’re entering a relationship with someone; of, ‘Where will this go? Will I get hurt?'”

"Hopeless Romantic" only scratches the surface. “The album runs the gamut from break-up songs to tracks about finding love. So it seemed like the perfect (album) title from the moment we recorded it. That’s been the story-arc of the last three years of my life.” She adds, with a laugh, “And I am a hopeless romantic!”

In the video, which she describes as "darker," Branch is seen driving through the night and standing in the rain.

Watch:



Thoughts? Let us know in Exhale.

And while you're at it... leave a comment and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.