A couple of weeks ago, pretty much out of nowhere, MØ dropped a brand new EP called ‘When I Was Young’ (hooray!)
Now, she’s dropped a video for the EP’s lead, title track, and it sees her coming face to face with herself. It’s a dance-filled clip that also features a dance off with a bunch of guys dressed as skeletons (but have no fear, MØ drives them away!)
Speaking of the video on YouTube, she said: “I’m so happy to present this video because it feels very true to the song and to who I am. It was inspired by a painting called ‘The Dance Of Life’ by one of my favorite artists, Edvard Munch. It’s an illustration of three women—one in white, one in red and one in black—and tells a story about three stages of human life: youth, maturity, and old age.
“I was always drawn to this image as a kid due to its simple symbolism and emotion and have been dying to do a video that could reflect on it. Since ‘When I Was Young’ is all about nostalgia and reflecting on life—especially the past, but also the now and the future—it just seemed like the perfect time to do it.”
Watch the video for ‘When I Was Young’ and see all of her upcoming, rescheduled UK dates below.
26 Dublin, Olympia Theatre
27 Belfast, Mandela Hall
28 Manchester, O2 Ritz
30 Birmingham, O2 Institute
31 Glasgow, O2 ABC
04 London, O2 Academy Brixton
05 Norwich, UEA
07 Bristol, O2 Academy