“Tears In The Club” by FKA twigs and The Weekend released with both a song and video on December 17th, 2021. This release allows for all creators involved to be incredibly proud of themselves, some of these creators including producers Cirkut, Arca and El Guincho, and video direction by Amber Grace Johnson (Rihanna, J. Cole, Kali Uchis).
FKA twigs herself has said how “Tears In The Club” allowed her to become closer in achieving the true form of her best self. Already, she has received recognition spanning from an earned Mercury Prize, and her debut album LP1 receiving a Brit-award nomination. Her most recent album MAGDALENE was named one of the best albums of 2019, and was well praised along many names including NPR, The Guardian, The New Yorker, Billboard, Complex, PAPER, TIME, USA Today and Vice. She became a GRAMMY Award nominee for single “cellophane,” and a music video that was posted for it in 2019. Her contributions to music and culture today expands the limits of impressive, and 2022 holds a future of new art and boundless amounts of inspiring pieces.
The music video for “Tears In The Club” holds lots of mesmerizing imagery of a night-out that may be all forgotten in the morning. The visuals and choreography are simply to die for, with every scene beautifully pieced together in terms of color, composition, and style. The sound of the track itself holds a heavenly rhythm, as FKA twigs sings to her hearts content of repressed emotions, and the soul crushing experience of a love “that gets you fucked up.”
Everything about this release will get you obsessed in a matter of minutes. Do yourself a favor and watch the breathtaking artistry in the music video, or listen to the single “Tears In The Club” alone here: