The Maine released the music video for their latest single “Am I Pretty” from their album “American Candy.” The Arizona-based quintet send a powerful message about self-love and embracing the qualities that make you unique and different.
The five minute video starts with a diverse group of people talking about incidents in their life when they were criticized, told they weren’t good enough and other obstacles that they have had to endure. We then see lead-singer John O’Callaghan, Kennedy Brock, Pat Kirch, Jared Monaco and Garrett Nickelsen, all dressed in blue suits, setting up to start the song.
To accompany the video, John wrote a special message to his fans promoting individuality and loving your flaws.
“You are beautiful because your eyes are different sizes and your lisp gets in between your tongue and teeth every time you try to say ‘something’. You are beautiful because the scar under your chin looks like a spider and because you have a massive fear of heights. You are beautiful because there never has been, nor will there every be anyone else on this Earth like you. Because your flaws are like fingerprints and should be embraced just like the free will that resides inside. You are not beautiful because of the symmetry in the little squares on your telephone, you are beautiful because ‘you’ are the only ‘you’ this place will ever know.”
-John C. O’Callaghan V.
Since it’s release the video has received positive feedback online from many thanking the members for the impacting message that they are sending to all. Watch the video below!
And remember: “There’s beauty and grace in the flaws of your face.” ❤