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Make This Your Song (and Video) of The Summer

Make This Your Song (and Video) of The Summer

I’ve been a very lazy blogger lately, for a variety of reasons but definitely in large part due to the sudden onslaught of warm weather that makes me want to do anything but sit indoors in front of laptop. So it seems appropriate to kick off an attempt at a blogging resurgence with this freshly released video for Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend.” I’ve been a fan of the song since late last year, but this clip reminded me just how much. Robyn deserves to be a superstar, as this deceptively simplistic and oddly graceful ode to being the other woman makes clear. And now its been given a music video, well over a year after the first edition of Robyn’s epic “Body Talk” trilogy that the song was a part of started coming out. One long take gives us a video as deceptively simple as the song itself: Robyn basically just dances around (in typically adorable Robyn-style) as the cameras follow her and some lights due some fancy things. But it works perfectly and will hopefully give the singer another shot at a breakout single that brings her further into the limelight she oh so deserves. Last summer, her “Dancing On My Own” was 100% hands down my song of the season (how it wasn’t the rest of the worlds is beyond me…), and I vote for “Call Your Girlfriend” to be its predecessor. With Lady Gaga, Beyonce and pretty much everyone else disappointing left and right, give one lady that is a genuine machine of catchy and clever pop her due:

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