After plenty of teasing in the last couple of weeks, three days ago, CHVRCHES shared their new single, “He Said She Said.” It’s our first taste of their upcoming fourth album, due out this spring or summer. Today, the song gets a new music video.
Although frontwoman Lauren Mayberry has recently gone blonde, “He Said She Said” sounds comfortingly like the CHVRCHES we know and love. Over electro-pop synths and propulsive drums, Lauren quotes the toxic and often contradictory things a man has said to her. Or maybe it’s multiple men who’ve said these harmful words? The chorus is repetitive but insistent: It’s hard not to feel like you’re losing your mind when bombarded with messages like those. It’s a short but impactful song, and we can’t wait to hear more from the upcoming album.
Its new music video was directed by Scott Kiernan. It opens on a red-lit room, a sort of spinning door contraption commanding attention in the center. Lauren appears onscreen, looking right at the camera even as her image glitches out. Soon we start to see the dark room where photos are being developed. Lauren’s taking charge of them… until she falls into one of the soaking photos. It’s a thought-provoking video, and the imagery certainly adds to the lyrics.
Watch the music video for “He Said She Said” below:
You can stream or download “He Said She Said” from all the major music providers here. It will appear on CHVRCHES’ upcoming fourth studio album, expected to be announced soon. It will likely come out in late spring or sometime this summer.
More From CHVRCHES
CHVRCHES’ last album, Love Is Dead, came out in May 2018. It launched the singles “Get Out,” “My Enemy,” “Never Say Die,” and “Miracle.” That November, they also released Hansa Session, an EP of acoustic and string quartet versions of five songs off Love Is Dead.
In 2019, CHVRCHES released two more singles: “Here With Me,” a collaboration with Marshmello, and “Death Stranding,” part of the soundtrack for the video game of the same name.
Enjoy “He Said She Said” and its new music video, and look out for more news about the band’s upcoming album soon. Keep checking back here for all the latest CHVRCHES music news.
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