The video — which options Richard performing the observe whereas transferring via intricate choreography with a pair of backup dancers — was filmed at Metropolis Park within the musician’s hometown of New Orleans. Together with the “Mornin/Streetlight” video, Richard filmed the movies for 2 different Second Line tracks — “FiveOhFour (a lude)” and “Pilot (a lude)” — in Metropolis Park as properly.
“A significant theme of Second Line is my need to indicate New Orleans in ways in which aren’t essentially seen,” Richard stated of the brand new video in a press release. “I grew up going to Metropolis Park, proper across the nook from my mother’s dance college; the entire college recital photos function the park within the background. I believe Metropolis Park has this conventional magnificence but additionally an alluring, haunting edge to it that makes it native. I wished to marry the 2 with this visible, just like fusing ‘Mornin’ with ‘Streetlights.’”
Richard launched Second Line again in April, marking her sixth studio album and first since 2018’s New Breed.
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