David Cook's 'The Last Goodbye' video first look -- EXCLUSIVE

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David Cook’s second major-label album This Loud Morning hits stores on June 28; On Monday, Cook pulls back the curtain on the tongue-in-cheek video for lead single  “The Last Goodbye,” and the image above is the exclusive first look at the clip.

In the video, which was directed by Nigel Dick (Britney Spears’ “Oops…I Did It Again,” Oasis’ “Wonderwall,” Nickelback’s “Photograph”), Cook goes AWOL from his band’s tour and loses his wallet on the beach. The band finds his stuff, and believes that he has gone missing and might have drowned. Cook, meanwhile, is oblivious to their concerns.

“It would have been easy to just set the band up and do a broody performance video,” Cook explained to EW. “But I wanted to do something a little more fun.”

In the preview shot above, Cook discovers a newspaper that contains the headline “David Cook Feared Drowned,” a prop he was particularly proud of. “I’m going to frame it and hang it in the house,” he said. “It’s probably one of the best perks or gifts I’ve ever gotten from this whole experience.”

The video will be premiering online on Monday (May 23), and Cook hopes that the positive vibe on set comes across in the clip. “We had so much fun over the two day shoot, and I really think people will be able to see that.”

Read more from EW.com:
‘American Idol': David Cook’s Journey
New singles: David Cook, Willow Smith, TV on the Radio
‘American Idol': David Cook’s ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ cover named cast-off song


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  • onthestairs

    Heh. Hopefully more funny narrative videos like this will surface. I miss the days of vids like “Big Me.”

    • Sam

      ‘broody’?

      • Sam

        googled it.
        brood·y/ˈbro͞odē/Adjective
        1. (of a hen) Wishing or inclined to incubate eggs.
        2. (of a woman) Having a strong desire to have a baby.

      • Trish

        Also…from the same google page:
        3. Thoughtful and unhappy
        – his broody concern for the future

  • alex

    hmm.. it’s called Last Goodbye and he’s “feared drowned”? That’s a lot of jeff buckley references! (RIP)

    • MultiPass

      WOW, good call! I missed that until you said something.

  • Deb

    Cannot wait to see this video on iTunes on Modnay! David is so funny, so I am sure the video will be great.

  • Kim

    I love this song and it sounds like the video is going to be fun to watch!

  • Mary Ann

    Only a man would think a newspaper with headline of his suspected death a perk worth framing and hanging on the wall.

    Can’t wait to see it. Love the song.

  • Skitty

    This video sounds like it will be fun. I love the song.

  • Ninam

    I can’t wait for this video. It’s so David Cook. Song’s amazing too.

  • lovinlife

    Problem with this picture, his good and drink are on the wrong side of the desk. We lefties would never do that. Love me some David Cook.

    • jasper

      wow. that is all i can say.

  • Em

    He looks amazing in this picture! Cannot wait to see if he has acting chops too in addition to his many other talents and yes, I love the song as well, it will be interesting how it fits with the theme of this vid.

  • Leslie

    I can’t wait for the video, I know it will be hilarious. David Cook really has a great sense of humor. I already love the song too.

    • Sandy

      You’re right about his sense of humor. It’s delightful. It’s one of the many things I love so much about him.

  • gmarn17

    Been waiting very long time for more David Cook music…very excited! The camera has to fall in love with his great looks as well as his acting I’m sure. Hope there will be more than one Video from this record:) David Cook ROCKS!!

  • Katy

    Cannot wait for Monday to get here so we can see this video. Sounds like it’s going to be awesome!

  • tom

    never heard of him.. hmmm

  • angie_puertorico

    can’t wait to see the video. it’s been a while since the last one but I know it will be worth the wait. I’m a lifer =)

  • Connie

    Very, very ready for a new video by David Cook. So easy on the eyes & ears.

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