MUNA Releases New Single And Music Video For “Kind Of Girl”

After putting out chart-topping pop song after chart-topping pop song, the three-piece LA-based band MUNA releases “Kind Of Girl,” a banger of a country song. You might be wondering why they’ve chosen to switch up a clearly working formula, well, when you listen to the song you’ll see that change is sort of the point.

Delivered with the grandeur of a high-scoring AP Lit exam, Muna reassures that, “I’m a girl who’s learning everything I say isn’t definitive. I’m not some kind of minor trope, who’s never gonna change, that’s so, derivative.”

Photo Credit: Isaac Schneider

In the band’s own words, they describe “Kind Of Girl” as “the album’s country moment, and in some ways we feel it is the heart of the record. This song explores the power of language and the words we use to describe who we are and who we want to be. Even though it is a happy, hopeful song, I shed the most tears of the record in the vocal booth recording this chorus. I think there’s something very vulnerable about plainly expressing my desire to be kinder to myself and comfortable receiving love (and my desire to garden even though I kill everything I plant).”

As the band explains, the chorus is a beautiful reflection of the importance of self-love and positive self-talk. This central theme later becomes an integral part in the making of the music video.

I could get up tomorrow

Talk to myself real gentle

Work in the garden

Go out and meet somebody

Who actually likes me for me

And this time I’ll lеt them

“Kind Of Girl” by MUNA

The “Kind Of Girl” music video features MUNA –Katie Gavin (she/they), Naomi McPherson (they/them), and Josette Maskin (she/they)– donning cowboy attire, performing their song in a singular long tracking shot as they move across the desert.

“Kind of Girl” Official Video

In another painstakingly delivered line in the chorus MUNA sings, ” Yeah, I like telling stories, but I don’t have to write them in ink. I could still change the end…at least I’m the kind of girl who thinks I can.”

“Kind of Girl” is clearly a reflective piece for the band and it encourages listeners to do the same. The endings to our stories have not already been written. Each and every day we add to the narrative and we define who we are. You can thank Muna for this top-tier life lesson by streaming “Kind Of Girl” as well as the rest of their music which is currently available on all streaming platforms.

While the band has been active for several years, their new journey at new label Saddest Factory Records has just begun. With hits like “Silk Chiffon” and “Anything But Me” also appearing on their upcoming album, it’s safe to say that the album of the summer is on its way!

“Silk Chiffon” Music Video

If you need more MUNA (who doesn’t) be sure to check them out on tour this summer. For more news and updates on more of your favorite artists, be sure to check back with Glasse Factory!

2022 Tour Dates
May 10 – London, UK – The Garage (SOLD OUT)
May 12 – Brighton, UK – The Great Escape Festival
June 5 – West Hollywood, CA – OUTLOUD Raising Voices Music Festival at WeHo
Pride July 29 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
July 30 – Cleveland, OH – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
August 2 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
August 3 – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theater
 August 5- Louisville, KY – Headliners
 August 6 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
 August 7 – St Charles, IA – Hinterland Music Festival
 August 8 – Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
(UPSIZED FROM FINE LINE DUE TO DEMAND)
August 11 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
August 12 – Seattle, WA – Day In Day Out Festival
 August 13 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
August 15 – San Diego, CA – Observatory Northpark
September 18 – Boston, MA – Royale (2nd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
September 19 – Boston, MA – Royale (SOLD OUT)
September 20 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club (SOLD OUT)
September 23 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
September 24 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade – Heaven
September 26 – Washington DC – 9:30 Club (2nd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
 September 27 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theater (SOLD OUT)
September 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Fillmore (UPSIZED FROM THE FOUNDRY DUE TO DEMAND)
September 30 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT)
October 1 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (2nd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
October 2 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (3rd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
October 4 – Detroit, MI – The Majestic Theater
October 6 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman
October 10 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
October 11 – Dallas, TX – The Echo Lounge & Music Hall
October 16 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theater
October 17 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
October 19 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
October 23 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore (SOLD OUT)
October 24 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore (2nd SHOW ADDED)
 October 25 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern (SOLD OUT)
October 26 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern (2nd SHOW ADDED)
 

Megan Long Author
My idea of the perfect date? “That’s a tough one. I’d have to say April 25th, because it’s not too hot, not too cold. All you need is a light jacket.” -Miss Congeniality
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Megan Long Author
My idea of the perfect date? “That’s a tough one. I’d have to say April 25th, because it’s not too hot, not too cold. All you need is a light jacket.” -Miss Congeniality

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