Hey Soul Sister: The Official Music Video

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Hey Soul Sister is a popular song by Train. The official music video for the song has over 100 million views on YouTube.


Hey Soul Sister: The Official Music Video was created by Pat Monahan and A. J. Bruno and was released in August 2010. The music video features Monahan singing the song on a train platform with numerous people dancing along. The video also features cameo appearances from several celebrities, including Jessica Biel, Justin Timberlake, and Olivia Munn.

The making of the video

The making of the video for “Hey Soul Sister” by Train was a fun and creative process that yielded a beautiful final product. The video was directed by Matthew Rolston and shot on location in various parts of Los Angeles.

Rolston is known for his work on music videos for artists such as Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, and Maroon 5. He has also directed episodes of television shows such as “Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Alias.”

The video for “Hey Soul Sister” was shot over the course of four days in various locations around Los Angeles. The first two days were spent shooting at Union Station, an historic train station in downtown Los Angeles. The third day was spent shooting on a soundstage, and the fourth day was spent shooting at Venice Beach.

The video features cameos from several celebrities, including actors Zachary Levi and Kunal Nayyar, as well as basketball player Kobe Bryant.

The video was released on June 15, 2009, and quickly went viral, garnering over 10 million views in the first week. It remains one of Train’s most popular music videos to date.

The video itself

The video for Train’s “Hey, Soul Sister” was directed by bool Production Company. The video starts with a close-up of Patrick Monahan singing into the camera, and then pulls back to reveal the band performing the song in front of a large screen showing various images and footage. The video features footage of the band performing in various locations, including a gymnasium, an empty lot, and a warehouse. The video also features footage of people dancing and kissing in slow motion.


Paul and Karise approved the final video and it was released on YouTube on August 10, 2010. It was an instant success, with over 2.5 million views in the first week. The video follows the love story of a young couple as they travel around the world together.

Since its release, the video has been featured on numerous TV shows and websites, including VH1, MTV, and Glamour. It has also been used by several brands for advertising, including Virgin Mobile and Nissan.

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