A private wolf sanctuary in winter was definitely a bold choice for a music video location. Watch what happens when folk singer Shawn James takes a fellow musician to this wolf sanctuary in Fort Collins, Colorado to record his cover of the A. A. Bondy song, “American Hearts.” At first glance, the end result may appear to be a low budget music video but continue to watch and listen. It only took one take to know they had something special.

"American Hearts" is the perfect song to have wolves provide backing vocals on. It begins, "We were raised by wolves and we are still wild and we howl when the troubled wind blows..." Check out the hair-raising experience: