Set in an “involuntary lockdown” jail with pale-pink-jumpsuit-clad inmates, Ok.Flay launched a music video for her piercing rock-pop observe “Bad Vibes” on Tuesday (March 19).
The video depicts an all-women group of inmates who escaped what seems to be a detention heart, whereas the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter huskily sings the cautionary lyrics.
“You suppose it's scorching to be unhappy, however it's not/ You're an ex-prom queen slipping stones in your Docs/ In a circle of individuals with enjoyable that's unlawful/ You act like a cop, you're the sequel that sucks/ Doors all the time have their locks/ Like, why even attempt once we're already fucked?/ Got your palms on a laptop computer, face within the mud, simply cease,” she sings on the pre-chorus.
In a press launch, Ok.Flay defined what her intention for the Lorraine Nicholson-directed music video was. “We wished to seize what it means to be trapped inside your personal detrimental psyche — and the way it may really feel to interrupt free,” she said. “Lorraine (our director) had the superb concept to make basketball and choreographed basketball imagery a central a part of the video, and for me that visible simply made whole sense.”
She added that she reached out to Kathryn Gallagher, from the Netflix unique collection You, personally to ask if she’d like to seem on the video. “I DM'ed Kathryn on Instagram to see if she is perhaps free to shoot the video with us and he or she was! She is the best possible,” Ok.Flay stated.
Born Kristine Meredith Flaherty, the musician additionally added that the music is supposed to uplift others to allow them to be blissful in a time the place it would really feel like we will’t. “With every little thing occurring on the earth proper now, I wished to make some constructive music,” she said. “The objective isn’t to be blissful each minute; it’s simply to maneuver away from detrimental vitality. Sonically, it’s the right introduction to the document. Fuck being unhappy on a regular basis!”
Watch Ok.Flay’s music video for “Bad Vibes” under.