Oh snap! Nina Diaz pulled a Beyoncé on us and just dropped a new video for her song “For You.”
The second official music video from Diaz’ debut solo record The Beat Is Dead
, “For You” was filmed in Miami and directed by Milcho.
“For You” for me is about my spirituality and when I got into Krishnaism,” Nina Diaz told the Current
. “I wrote the song for Krishna, and throughout time it’s kind of changed to my Higher Power and my sobriety and my stability within that and it’s not necessarily a love song, but it if it is a love song, it’s a love song to be better to your future self.”
Diaz explained that she always loved The Rocky Horror Picture Show
film, and communicated to director Milcho that she wanted to be able to capture a bit of the essence of that film in the video – specifically the epic scene in the film where Tim Curry’s character is singing “I’m going home."
And although a few directors took a stab at sketching out a plot for the video, Diaz knew that Milcho was who she needed to work with
“Milcho – she’s awesome, she’s just so — she’s this character but like, she’s not intimidating, but she comes into the room and it’s not like “oh my god who’s that? I gotta get away” it’s like “oh I wanna know this person, she seems so cool.” And she’s really easy to work with and she understood that this song isn’t a love – boy meets girl, or girl meets girl, or boy meets boy kind of a song, it’s my spirituality."
The video begins with Diaz floating toward the camera, rocking fishnet on her arms and slowly picking her electric guitar as the camera sort of moves with her down a track. The scene looks like a movie set or the set of a music video. While there’s a ’90s alternative rock vibe to the styling of the video, it feels very current, cool and really fits the mood of the 5-minute song.
Peep the video below:
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