Screen Grabs: “Your Type” by Carly Rae Jepsen

I always know that a song is a bonafide hit when my 50-year-old  father can recite all they lyrics by heart, and that’s what happened with “Call Me Maybe?” the song that put singer Carly Rae Jepsen on the cultural map. “Call Me Maybe?” is catchy, sweet as sugar pop. It’s the kind of song that radio does to death and whose intense popularity puts their artist at risk for one-hit-wonder status. However, Jensen has avoided that pitfall with steady hits and high profile gigs like creating a new rendition of “Everywhere You Look” for the Fuller House theme song. But while her songs may still have their pop overtones, she’s also evolved and matured particularly when it comes to her visuals. Continue reading “Screen Grabs: “Your Type” by Carly Rae Jepsen”

Screen Grabs: “My Delirium” by Ladyhawke

From her self-titled album, released in 2009, Ladyhawke’s  song”My Delirium” narrates the inner-turmoil of someone waiting to find out whether the person they love reciprocates their feelings. A mixture of desperation, longing, and delusion, this inner turmoil  causes the narrator to slip into a restless and disturbed mental state (a.k.a delirium). The video for the song illustrates this state of mind through its water-color aesthetic and cosmic twist on a classic  Thelma & Louise reference. Here are some of the most aesthetically pleasing snapshots from the video, which you can find here.

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