TiLLie sings about true colors and karma and weâ€™re here for it
You might be sad still that the Spice Girls arenâ€™t getting back together but if you need a little bit of that life for your current mood, singer tiLLie is probably the best substitute. If there were a sixth member of the Spice Girls, it would have been tiLLie â€” with her sparkly shell and obvious membership of the Glitter Gang you wish you were a part of.
Her newest single â€œFaithâ€ sounds like the dream pop baby of George Michael and Cyndi Lauper â€” and lucky for us, thereâ€™s a video too!
Complete with a â€œCloserâ€ Natalie Portman-esque pink wig â€” tiLLie sings to us from a room that feels like â€œSaved by the Bellâ€ had a dance party inside every teenage girlsâ€™ dream bedroom. She says the tune is about â€œnot giving up the plight for justice, remaining confident in the fact that shitty people will eventually show their true colors and bring upon themselves the karma they deserve,â€ and she does this all whilst dancing in some silky PJâ€™s.
Weâ€™re also not mad at the super 8 film vibes and coloring book aesthetics either! tiLLie explains that she got the idea for the video on a night she was under the influence of psychedelicsâ€¦.she says, â€œI had just gotten home and was listening to the demo as I was washing my face and suddenly I just felt like I was a teenager in my bedroom again listening to a song â€” I started jumping on my bed and just had this cathartic dance party. The video basically became a recreation of that with the help of the ever-so-talented Erik Rojas. It represents what I hoped this song would feel like to whoever hears it and is going through the emotional rollercoaster of a bad break up or healing from abuse. Thereâ€™s no endorphin boost quite like carefree dancing through all your feelings. Iâ€™ve done it since I was a kid and will do it till the day I canâ€™t dance no more. It gives me a release like no otherâ€¦â€
Check the radical video out, Directed by Erik Rojas, here:
Photography by Marc Gabor
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