In this week’s “Music Video Evolution” collection, Billboard is having a look again at each single music video Halsey has launched, starting with 2014’s “Hurricane.” Halsey’s debut EP, Room 93, spawned a handful linked movies, together with “Hurricane,” “Trouble,” and “Ghost,” because the singer defined to Vice that she wished the EP to have a cinematic component to it.
“There are three separate which are all completely different ages and are all related to the room which lends this supernatural high quality,” she defined the connection between the visuals. “All the movies find yourself connecting: the ghosts the 'Hurricane' video are the ghosts which are haunting the characters within the 'Ghost' video."
Next got here the Hunger Games-esque “New Americana” in 2015, adopted by her Justin Bieber collaboration. “The Feeling.” In 2016, Halsey starred alongside Tyler Posey within the Tim Mattia-directed “Colors,” went regal for her Huntsman: Winter's War reduce “Castle,” and dropped her chart-topping hit with The Chainsmokers, “Closer.”
Halsey co-directed “Now Or Never” alongside Sing J Lee in 2017, and talking the video — impressed by Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet — the singer defined in an announcement, “On its personal, the tune is about two impatient younger lovers, however within the context the Hopeless Fountain Kingdom universe, the stakes are a lot increased for these two star-crossed lovers.” That story continued when the directing duo teamed up once more for “Bad at Love” later that yr and for 2018’s “Sorry.”
This yr, Halsey has additionally joined forces with Big Sean and Stefflon Don for “Alone,” confronted f towards Lauren Jauregui in a boxing match in “Strangers,” and most not too long ago shared the visuals for “Without Me.”
Speaking “Without Me,” Halsey informed Zane Lowe, "It's simply me. No wig, no colourful hair, no character, and it’s about my life and about my relationship that the world has watched so carefully and so vehemently up to now yr and a half…It’s simply me in a white t-shirt with regular hair, simply singing to the digital camera – no character, no cinematography, no gunfight/automobile explosion stuff like I often do.”
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