Broadway favorite Cheyenne Jackson has been developing himself outside his sultry stage presence in shows like Xanadu, Finian's Rainbow, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. You probably remember him from episodes of 30 Rock or his previous collaboration with Michael Feinstein on 2009's The Power of Two, which featured the music of Cole Porter, Cy Coleman, The Gershwins and Hoagy Carmichael. (He also wed his longtime partner, Monte Lapka, last year.)
Now he's getting ready to release a summer EP. For the first video from his new album, Jackson went for a conceptual animated short-film when he collaborated with Austrian filmmaker Christian Horlesberger. The video--comprised of approximately 500 handdrawn cells, which were drawn, photographed, and rendered in a painstaking process--took four months to complete, according to Jackson. The EP was co-written with Sia Furler, Stevie Aiello, and Charlotte Sometimes, and the first two singles were produced by Thomas "Tawgs" Salter.
"DRIVE" is the first single from Cheyenne Jackson's upcoming July EP DRIVE and is available for download on iTunesand Amazon.