Kelsey Lu's Visual for "Foreign Car" Epitomizes Her Renaissant Vision

Directed by Vincent Haycock.

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In today’s music market — much of which is premised on fast-paced, easily forgettable repeats — Kelsey Lu remains a stark contrast that has propelled herself into the heart of genuine artistry. Operating much like that of a Renaissance artist, the traditionally-trained cellist has aptly shifted her path to the fields of alt-classical, somehow infusing a sense of R&B, neo soul, and even folk sensibilities within her art form.

It’s not hard to believe that she has gathered support from nearly every corner of music — she was featured on Oneohtrix Point Never’s Age Of, worked with Solange, Florence + the Machine, and Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes, equally finding fans such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and more. It’s no question then, that she recently released debut album, Blood, was met with relative critical acclaim, with her brooding vocals colliding with beautifully-coordinated instrumentation. With that in mind, Lu has released an analog-filmed, cinematic visual for the album’s track “Foreign Car.”

Like much of her music, Lu isn’t stopping with her artistry in just the aural realm — the new Vincent Haycock-directed visual is about as Renaissance as it gets in the modern era, from beautifully shot visuals that incorporate an idiosyncratic sense of both femininity and artistry, the visual remains a piece of art in and of itself. Men swoon over Lu as she’s treated like a queen, paired with off-kilter hairstyles and clothing that aid in translating her immense vision. Of course, to celebrate both the title and lyrics of the track, a classic Ferrari Testarossa graces one of the scene’s backdrops.

You can watch Kelsey Lu’s video for “Foreign Car” above.

For more music news, don’t miss Shygirl’s latest Sega Bodega-produced single “Uckers.”

 

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