Halsey took the unconventional transfer of filming two separate music movies for her tune “Ghost.” Halsey revealed there’s extra which means to the movies than it seems on the floor. As well as, one video spurred backlash whereas the opposite didn’t — regardless that each movies have the identical plot.
Halsey | Taylor Hill/Getty ImagesThe purpose there are two movies for ‘Ghost’
Halsey included her tune “Ghost” on two separate tasks. One was her EP Room 93 and the opposite was her debut album Badlands. In an analogous vein, there are two completely different movies for the tune.
The 2 movies have fairly comparable storylines. Every exhibits Halsey getting intimate with a love curiosity in a room. Whereas one video exhibits Halsey with a person within the Pink Motel in Los Angeles, the opposite exhibits her with a lady in Tokyo. On Twitter, Halsey opened up about how every video takes place in a special universe.
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“The cool factor is that,” she tweeted, “as a result of ghost is on the EP and the Album it exists in two completely different ideas. It’s the identical story re-approached in numerous worlds. That’s why there’s two movies! Room 93 world and Badlands world!” Halsey revealed the video set on the earth of Badlands was her favourite of the 2. In an interview with The Fader, she additional mentioned the which means of the Badlands video.
Halsey revealed doable meanings behind her favourite ‘Ghost’ video
“Is [the other woman in the video] a pal, a girlfriend, [or] part of herself?” Halsey stated.”I needed to see some illustration of a lesbian relationship that wasn’t over sexualized. Simply two folks in love—or at the least they was once.” She stated it’s in the end as much as viewers how they interpret the clip.
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The thought the 2 characters within the video symbolize two elements of the identical lady is fascinating given the 2 characters costume the identical and have the identical haircut. As well as, the video opens up with a disembodied voice talking Japanese. The voice one thing to the impact of “For those who look again to the previous along with her, she had began disappearing earlier than you knew it. Perhaps she by no means existed.’ This implies the opposite lady within the video isn’t actual. Maybe the 2 characters within the video actually symbolize completely different elements of the identical particular person.
The backlash to 1 model of ‘Ghost’
Halsey stated the 2 movies have basically the identical story. Why did she select to seem alongside one other lady within the Badlands model?
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“I used to be just about like, ‘OK, sufficient movies of me and a few male lead making out,’” Halsey instructed The Fader. “I needed to strategy this one from a special perspective.” She famous how the Badlands model garnered backlash whereas the Room 93 one didn’t. As well as, she stated the press mentioned the video the place she will get intimate with one other lady in rather more sexual phrases than the one the place she will get intimate with a person. Whatever the backlash, Halsey’s feedback present there’s extra to those movies than meets the attention.