Grammy-Award nominated accredited songwriter/producer and “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi makes her music video debut in Theory of A Deadman’s hit tune “Not Meant To Be.” DioGuardi, who co-wrote the song with the band’s frontman Tyler Connolly, skillfully plays the female lead in a tale of a romance on the rocks.
The video, which was directed by Tony Petrossian (Stone Sour, Seether, Taking Back Sunday, Avenged Sevenfold, DMX), filmed last month in Los Angeles as Theory was gearing up to hit the road with Moetley Cruee.
DioGuardi comments, “The best part about my job is that you never know who you are going to meet, and who’s going to inspire you. Although I’d never worked with Tyler, when he started singing the song, I knew we were onto something special. I am thrilled he asked me to be a part of the video.”
Connolly had this to say about working with DioGuardi, “Amazing. I went over to her place, drank some wine and we wrote ‘Not Meant To Be’ in 5 minutes. Our writing styles fit together so perfectly it was almost like it was ‘meant to be.'”
“Not Meant To Be” is the third single from the Vancouver-based trio’s latest release Scars & Souvenirs. The single is currently Top 15 at Hot A/C. Theory has reached new heights with Scars & Souvenirs. The first two singles “Bad Girlfriend” and “So Happy” both reached #1 on the Active Rock charts and Top 10 at Modern Rock. The track “Hate My Life” is fast becoming an anthem for our troubled times; its video debuting at #9 on Fuse’s “No. 1 Countdown Rock.” Scars & Souvenirs is Theory’s best selling album to date, closing in on Gold status.
Theory of A Deadman is currently on the Saints of Los Angeles Tour with Moetley Crue and Hinder.