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Michael Kiwanuka "You Ain't The Problem" (Leonn Ward, dir.)

‘You Ain’t the Problem’ is the first single to be taken from British singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka’s upcoming album ‘Kiwanuka’.

The video from director Leonn Ward was shot in the English countryside and captures the celebration, joy, release of self-doubt that the track offers.

Produced by Danger Mouse and Inflo, who previously worked with Kiwanuka on 'Love & Hate', ‘You Ain’t the Problem’ offers an intimate glimpse into the psyche of a man turning inwards to acknowledge a new chapter of self-love.

Mabel "OK (Anxiety Anthem)" (Jade Jackman, dir.)

Jade Jackman’s ‘OK (Anxiety Anthem)’ for Mabel is out today on Dazed & Confused.

 

Jade Jackman’s ‘OK (Anxiety Anthem)’ for Mabel comes straight off the back of the release of debut album ‘High Expectations’, and draws on Mabel’s experiences with anxiety and depression.

 

A simple concept to match the track’s message of empowerment and strength, the black and white video features intimate close ups of Mabel singing to camera, alongside a cast including Dazed and Confused Beauty LGBTQ+ editor Munroe Bergdorf and Kat Hawkins.

 

 

Joy Crookes "Don't Let Me Down" (Leonn Ward, dir.)

London singer Joy Crookes returns with a Hindu-inspired video from Black Dog FIlms director Leonn Ward.

Following up from her acclaimed 2017 ‘Influence’ EP, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ is a soulful ode to the breakdown of a relationship. Drawing on Crookes’ Indian heritage, Leonn Ward’s video is a simple, and powerful piece of film.

Speaking to i-D the singer said, “the video was inspired by the Hindu goddess Lakshmi… the song itself came from a vulnerable place, and for me, these arms show my strength in the situation and how I overcame it”.

Moss Kena "Silhoutte" (Ruby+Boya, dir.)

Black Dog Films diretcor duo Ruby+Boya have diretced their second video for rising r&b star Moss Kena.

Speaking to Wonderland Magazine, singer Kena said; "’Silhouette’ is about breaking out of an intense relationship, “Stepping out into the light of new possibilities and casting a shadow over the past. Ruby & Boya who I have worked with before really captured the sentiment and spirit of the song in the video which is always a hard thing to do.” 

Jess Glynne "All I Am" (Declan Whitebloom, dir.)

Jess Glynne's latest video for 'All I Am' shows a lighter side to the singer as she parties and holidays with friends in Rio.

'All I Am' gives a unique glimpse into the life of a pop star as Glynne rehearses, performs at festivals, and parties with Nile Rodgers before heading off on a girls' holiday to Rio. Taken from the Grammy Award-winning singers' upcoming LP ‘Always In Between’, the video marks Glynne's fourth collaboration with Black Dog Films' Declan Whitebloom.

Moss Kena "Problems" (Ruby and Boya, dir.)

Black Dog Films announce the signing of director duo Ruby and Boya, with their new video for British singer/songwriter Moss Kena.

‘Problems’, taken from Kena’s March ’18 EP ‘Found You in O6’, was reworked with R&B outfit THEY and rapper Rapsody. Earlier this year, Hunger Magazine named Kena as one of their top ten artists to watch in 2018. A perfect pairing for the new hotly tipped director duo.

GHOSTPOET "Woe Is Meee" (Savannah Setten, dir.)

Directed by Savannah Setten, it features a brief cameo from Obaro (Ghostpoet). The idea behind the video was as she explains; "Depicting the darker, emotional response I had to the track led me to build a world around an atypical senior citizen (played by John O'Brien) who at 70, finding himself in a society openly discussing gender neutrality, chooses to address his deepest most insular struggles around sexuality and persona.”

IDER "Learn To Let Go" (Diana Kunst, dir.)

Taking in the gritty charm of post-industrial Hackney Wick, director Diana Kunst paints a picture of youth in East London for IDER.

IDER are North London based R&B duo Megan Markwick and Lily Somerville. With a string of critically acclaimed singles, and two upcoming sold out gigs under their belt the duo are going from strength to strength.

‘Learn To Let Go’ is their first single to be released since signing to Glassnote Records back in August.

Grandbrothers "Bloodflow" (Hugo Jenkins, dir.)

Dusseldorf duo Grandbrothers have today shared the first taste of their new record, with Hugo Jenkins' enchanting video for Bloodflow.

The video for Bloodflow is an abstract exploration of memory and family.

Grandbrothers' Sophomore LP ‘Open’, which is to be released on October 20th 2017, explores dimensions at which their debut ‘Dilation' only hinted. The duo has also confirmed live dates including a tour with Bonobo.