Directed by Manchester-born India Sleem, who now resides in Brooklyn, the video stars model and actress Indya Moore, best known for their role in the hit TV series Pose.
Speaking about the cover, Robyn says, “The imprint Neneh Cherry’s voice made on my ten year old brain has stayed with me ever since I heard ‘Buffalo Stance’ for the first time. How she repeated ‘no money man… can win my love’ and the riff at the end of the song stuck with me and has informed many songs I’ve written since then. The husky low tones and the high frequency power in her voice, revealing truths about what it is like to be a girl without excuses, were intensely inspiring. It was 1989 and me and my friend spent most of our summer holiday playing cards and listening to Raw Like Sushi. Even though I didn’t understand all the words, I knew Neneh was on my side.
“So as one of my first true heroes, when Neneh asked me if I wanted to work with Dev Hynes and cover ‘Buffalo Stance’ for this album, you can imagine how extremely honoured I felt. My ten year old mind would have been completely blown, and that’s still how I feel about Neneh and this powerful song, it’s timeless and still relevant. And I’m excited and pleased I got to interpret such a classic in collaboration with Dev Hynes and Mapei, who I both admire so much as well.”
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