Taylor Swift gave an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at her latest music video Lavender Haze. The artist was not only the composer of the song, but also video director and protagonist.
This Friday, Swift shared behind-the-scenes images of the video clip on YouTube, in which she co-stars laith ashleywho played her love interest in the video.
How Taylor Swift directed the music video for Lavender Haze
In the first clip, Taylor appears breaking down the walls of a set, which is seen in one of the last scenes of the video. Then she immediately switches from actress to director, and she happily raises her arms up and yells, “Cut!”
The behind-the-scenes also shows the singer chatting with her co-star, explaining to Ashley what kinds of scenes they’ll be filming together and the special effects they’ll be adding on. post.
“I didn’t expect her to share anything with me,” the actor tells the camera at one point. “I was like, ‘I’m just here…as a model. But she went into detail about what my role was in the video, so I am very happy to be a part of it. She was so warm and down to earth”.
After “anti hero” and “bejeweled“, “Lavender Hazemarked the third music video to be released from the album midnights, which was released in October. “This was the first video I wrote out of the 3 that were released, and this one really helped me conceptualize the world and mood of Midnights”, the singer wrote on Instagram after the release of the finished video. “Like a sexy 70s fever dream with no sleep.”
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However, this behind the scenes is not the only surprise that Taylor Swift had prepared for this Friday. The artist also shared a handful of remixes of “Lavender Haze”. These are versions made by Tensnake, Snakehips, and Jungle.
Listen to these remixes below.