Little Simz

Little Simz has unveiled a short film featuring five of the songs from her new album ‘NO THANK YOU’.

The ten-minute short film, directed by Gabriel Moses, features the songs in order, ‘X’, ‘Silhouette’, ‘Sideways’, ‘Broken’ and ‘Heart On Fire’, combined with visuals that present the rapper as a giant presiding over a flock and delivering her lines before a crowd of wealthy observers.

You can watch the short film below:

Simz previously released a short film to accompany her song ‘I Love You, I Hate You’, which told “a story of abandonment”.

‘NO THANK YOU’ dropped on Monday (December 12) just under a week after it was initially announced. The follow-up to her Mercury-winning album ‘Sometimes I Might Be Introvert’ was once again produced by her frequent collaborator Inflo, also a member of the mysterious collective SAULT.

In a four-star review of ‘NO THANK YOU’NME wrote: “Simz’s storytelling is deft and full of range, gliding between generational trauma (‘Broken’) and faith and the grind (‘Who Even Cares’) with ease. The album’s sonic palette, meanwhile, takes on a mellower and less grandiose tone, with Inflo – the producer behind her last two records and the mysterious musical project Sault – and collaborator Cleo Sol bringing a warm, homely base for Simz to nestle in.”

Simz also walked away with the prize for Best Album at last month’s MOBO Awards, which she shared with Knucks.

The post Watch Little Simz’s arresting ‘NO THANK YOU’ short film appeared first on NME.


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