The glamorous life isn’t so glam whenever you’re drowning in your personal self-doubt. Shenna tackles this psychological well being battle in her visually fascinating video for ‘Blue Reminiscences.’
Don’t get it twisted: there could be quite a lot of disappointment behind these lovely faces you see whereas scrolling by Instagram. The pressures of “perfection” and the struggles of batting your personal “insecurities” take the highlight alongside indie-pop singer Shenna in “Blue Reminiscences,” her new music video premiering right here on HollywoodLife. The visible tells the story of two Shennas – the flawless singer dazzling followers whereas onstage, and the Shenna smothered in her personal anguish as soon as the lights are turned off. With coloured lighting straight out of a Dario Argento flick, Shenna battles despair and anxiousness whereas a’washed in blue. The glamorous Shenna finally follows a path of Polaroids to search out herself, and it’s solely when she accepts her “limits” that she lastly finds peace.
” ‘Blue Reminiscences’ is concerning the ideas and insecurities folks could have whereas battling self-doubt and despair,” says Shenna when discussing her video EXCLUSIVELY with HollywoodLife. “Within the video, I wished to showcase a dark resort room with somebody battling these ideas by themselves although wanting very glamorous on the skin.”
The video is simply as beautiful because the track itself. “Blue Reminiscences” a fearless observe the depicts some nasty funk licks and an plain beat. Shenna’s voice shines, delivering the track’s traces with such unimaginable precision. “Yelling at my image / It’s loopy cuz I miss her / Can’t be my very own buddy,” she sings, permitting such phrases to breathe and dwell within the areas throughout the track. It’s such a strong efficiency, amplified much more so when studying about what Shenna went by to get right here.
“Once I began, many individuals within the music trade wished to promote a sexualized picture of me and refined me to solely gradual R&B jams,” she says in an announcement. “Nothing is incorrect with being horny, however being put into that function wasn’t me, and I felt pressured right into a field. Blue Reminiscences is my course of in expressing myself by my very own voice as an alternative of these round me.”
The long run seems brilliant – not blue – for this Virginia native. Shenna (born Shenna Somsmieh) found her musical abilities early on in her life, and by age 7, she was already performing in skilled showcases. Success quickly adopted, and by 2014, she launched her first EP, Dream In Colour. Her single “Made Of Gold,” off of her debut album of the identical identify, landed over 200okay streams on Spotify’s Uncover Weekly playlist. Past music, she’s a mannequin and influencer, partnering with manufacturers like Reebok and extra.
The conflicts of this social media life clearly influenced her new EP, 2019’s Blue Reminiscences. With six songs about overcoming despair, Shenna goals to lift consciousness about psychological well being and letting everybody know there’s a approach to escape these “blue” moments of their very own.