Kristen Stewart directs Boygenius’ queer music video ‘The Movie’

Kristen Stewart directs Boygenius’ queer music video ‘The Movie’

Kristen Stewart directs Boygenius’ queer music video ‘The Movie’

Indie supergroup boygenius have launched their Kristen Stewart-directed music video ‘The Movie’ – and followers have been left emotionally bereft.

boygenius, the powerhouse pop group made up of Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker, launched a 14-minute video that includes visuals for 3 tracks, “$20”, “Emily I’m Sorry”, and “True Blue”, on Friday (31 March).

The tracks all function on the group’s debut album The Document – additionally launched on Friday – whereas ‘The Movie’ focuses on one band member per tune.

Bridgers stands in a muddy monster truck stadium for “Emily I’m Sorry”, Baker runs round a rural dwelling and works on a junk automotive in “$20”, whereas “True Blue” aptly options Dacus portray a home blue with the assistance of her bandmates.

Followers have reacted significantly strongly to the “True Blue” portion of the video, the place Bridgers and Dacus after which Bridgers and Baker have, for need of a greater phrase, previous snog.

“I’m not okay” one fan wrote, subsequent to a screenshot of Bridgers and Dacus kissing.

One other wrote: “This took twenty years off my life however in a great way,” in response to the video.

“It’s a giant day for unhappy homosexual folks (me)” one other wrote.

For a lot of followers, the true punch to the sapphic sensibilities is the truth that the music video was directed by queer icon and Twilight star Kristen Stewart.

“Kristen Stewart convincing boygenius to make out with one another for a film is so me once I was 5 and made my Barbies kiss,” one person hilariously wrote.

One other added: “Boygenius & Kristen Stewart: you may be receiving an bill from my therapist.”

Introducing ‘The Movie’ at its premiere on Thursday (30 March), Kristen Stewart stated of boygenius: “It was a knockout, fall-down honor to be requested to attempt to distill the unimaginable fireworks present that pops up when these three come collectively… I want I had them to look as much as once I was a child.”

boygenius, who lately introduced US tour dates, have additionally seen their debut LP The Document met with heat reactions from critics and followers alike, with the album incomes a 8.2 on music website Pitchfork.

One fan known as the album “lovely in probably the most heartbreaking methods.”

The Document by boygenius is out now.

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