After 4 years away from the highlight, Mika has lastly returned together with his new album My Identify Is Michael Holbrook — and he is giving followers but one more reason to have fun the information.
On Friday (Oct. 4), alongside the discharge of his long-awaited fifth studio album, Mika launched a brand new video for his tune “Sanremo,” a shimmering pop jam about discovering a spot only for you and your lover. The video follows that thread, however down a a lot darker and extra sudden path.
Going down in what seems to be 1950s Italy, the video (directed by W.I.Z.) sees Mika’s character kissing his spouse and daughter goodbye as they head out for the day. The star then nervously paces round his condominium earlier than ulitmately venturing out into the town, searching for a homosexual companion to shack up with whereas anxiously avoiding suspicion from police, clergymen and others.
Ultimately, he follows a butcher to an eccentric, underground homosexual bar, full with non-binary people, shirtless males having milk poured on their abs, and a few flirtatious sailors searching for a great time. He finally leaves with one other man, however on his means house is stopped by a uniformed police officer, as an audio clip performs of what feels like an Italian politician talking about firing any homosexuals working for his administration.
In a press release, the video’s director W.I.Z. says that the brand new clip takes place in “an era when homosexuality, if not illegal, was socially unacceptable, a time of discrimination and persecution. ‘Sanremo’ represents his utopian dream, a fictional place of liberation and transcendence.”
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