Watsky just released the music video for his song, “Stick To Your Guns” featuring Julia Nunes. You can watch the video below, or here.
The video is visually modeled after a storybook, with bright colors and cartoon sheep. Despite the seemingly simplistic nature of the video, it aims to tackle the controversy of gun violence and mass shootings.
In an NPR article, Watsky writes;
“My aim was to present one archetypal shooting, each verse coming from the perspective of a different person involved in the event, and highlight the similar pageant we go through every time this happens in America. The first verse is from the perspective of the shooter — I'm trusting the audience to listen on, because until you get to the second verse, it's almost impossible to know the song is satire. I did worry that this could come off as callous to people who have lost loved ones in shootings, but ultimately decided that I would let the song stand on its own merits.
Purchase Watsky’s most recent album, ‘X Finity,’ here.
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