Madonna-approved South African pop artist Nakhane groups up with English singer Anohni for a strong observe titled “New Brighton.” The tune options Nakhane’s deep and soulful voice as he learns to just accept himself and vows to by no means permit worry or doubt to encompass him once more.
The music video opens with Nakhane on the shore of a seaside, rising from a small mattress of flora as he wakes up from what he describes as his “fall from grace.” As he wanders the shore, dressed head to toe in a bedazzled swimsuit and daring blue eyeshadow, Nakhane begins to appreciate he’ll “by no means reside in worry once more.”
The tune’s video and lyrics are influenced by Nakhane’s private battle of popping out to his dad and mom and his fundamentalist Christian church at 19. After spending six years preaching conversion remedy, Nakhane discovered the energy to resign his faith and discovered to just accept his sexuality. “New Brighton” touches on these points by way of a queer lens, utilizing Nakhane’s angelic androgynous look to assist tie in non secular imagery and his sexuality.
Nakhane's debut U.S. album, You Will Not Die, is about to launch on Feb 22. Watch the video for “New Brighton” under: