Solange Releases New Music Videos "Cranes In The Sky" and "Don't Touch My Hair" From Upcoming Album "A Seat At The Table"
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"Don't Touch My Hair" From Upcoming Album "A Seat At The Table"
In each, Solange dances and poses against natural and architectural back drops while adorned in eye-catching designs. “Don’t Touch My Hair,” a song in which she refuses to give in to the objectification of her black body and dismissals of her lived-in experiences (“They don’t understand what it means to me,” she sings) is especially captivating.
Black men and women—including musical collaborator Sampha—don an array of hairdos, celebrating the beauty and variety of black style. Check out the videos, directed by Solange and her husband Alan Ferguson, below.
“I think anytime that you’re really open and raw like that with yourself, it is a little scary because you never know what you’re going to discover along the way,” she told W magazine.
“You never know what you’re going to find out about yourself, and about your entire experience of life. I was taking a huge step by being so vulnerable and open.
But what’s really interesting about this is that it’s the album that I was destined to write since I was in third or fourth grade.”