Ibeyi "Stranger/Lover" (video)
Published Sep 16, 2015Twin sisters Naomi and Lisa-Kainde Diaz impressed with their debut self-titled LP as Ibeyi earlier this year, delivering an eccentric and refreshing fusion of traditional French-Cuban music with modern R&B and pop. Now, the sisters have unveiled a new video for album cut "Stranger/Lover."
The clip was directed by friends of the band, Léo Bigiaoui and Maxime Baudin, and features close-up footage of the Diaz twins against a stark black background. They trick the viewers with their best visual impressions of one another, as the deliver poignant lyrics "about finding your way out of hard times, while trying to salvage a love that once existed."
You can watch the clip below. Ibeyi is out now via XL Recordings.