Pop singer-songwriter and achieved trend tastemaker Caroline Vreeland retains the revelry coming within the visible for her new darkly seductive single “Stay Drunk With Me,” premiering solely on Billboard right now (Oct. 31).
Along with director Emanuelle Pickett, Vreeland exacts her skillful eye for elaborate staging and set design in a shoot that blurs the road between extravagance and magnificence. Despite the flashy and regal visible aesthetic, there’s a lingering sinister edge that cuts on the fringe of every body and hints on the track’s extra somber lyrics.
“It’s a little bit heavy for me that I’m putting out a body of work that’s addressing how much I drink…I had this whole feeling about Bacchus, and I thought about who Bacchus is to me,” Vreeland tells Billboard. “I would sit at home in Miami — where I had moved for my man — and I felt very alone. My wine was my only ally.”
Though the track was wrung from a spot of heartbreak, the visible suggests Vreeland has emerged from the expertise empowered and in management. It doesn’t damage that the singer is confidently holding court docket with each visitor showing to hold on her each phrase and gesture, and he or she swaggers by the halls of the lux Los Angeles villa that was as soon as house to the likes of Cher and Marilyn Monroe with a generational presence that attests to her lineage to acclaimed Vogue editor Diana Vreeland.
Reflecting on the parallels between the track’s lyrics and the video, she provides, “‘Stay Drunk With Me’ is the concept of ‘okay, we’re going to start drinking at lunch and keep going — stay drunk with me, stay up with me, stay with me.’”
As Vreeland instructions the scene with the unequivocal energy and conviction that she wields, there’s no alternative however to affix the occasion.
“Stay Drunk With Me” is about to be included on Vreeland’s upcoming debut album Notes on Sex and Wine, slated for 2020.
Check out the visible for “Stay Drunk With Me” beneath.