04/17/2012 at 01:00 PM EDT
is a lot of things: an actress, producer, mother and one half of one of Hollywood's most enduring couples with husband Tom Hanks
. She's also a singer with a new album coming out.
PEOPLE.com has a first look at her newest video, "Come See About Me" in support of her album AM/FM
, which will be released May 8
On the album, Wilson
taps into her own nostalgia of growing up listening to music and evokes memories of the 60s and 70s.
"That time period was hugely influential on me as a kid and as a teenager,” she says. "I'd spend hours and hours lying on my bed, holding up the albums, reading the liner notes, and learning all the words to these songs that expressed what I was feeling or fantasizing about."
In the video – which toggles between color and black and white – WIlson keeps true to the albums nostalgic flavor, dancing and waving around her long flowing hair as she looks through old photos.
WIlson tells PEOPLE that she favors artists like Dusty Springfield, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne and Marvin Gaye. But she also loves what she calls "get up and dance" music from more current stars. Some of the songs on her dance list include "Get The Party Started" by Pink
, "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" by Beyoncé
, "California Gurls" by Katy Perry
and "Rehab" by Amy Winehouse