Music Watch: John Legend’s Erotic Art “Made To Love,” FKA twigs’ Eye-Popping “Water Me”

Music Watch - Made To Love, Water Me, Organs, Undetected

Music Watch list: John Legend’s “Made To Love,” FKA twigs’ “Water Me,” The Uncluded’s “Organs,” and Tesla Boy’s “Undetected.”

John Legend – “Made To Love”

With creative direction by Yoann Lemoine , director Daniel Sannwald gives John Legend one of his sexiest and most artistic visual accompaniments for “ Made To Love .”

Featuring New Zealand vocal sensation Kimbra , the song appears on the soul crooner’s forthcoming Love In The Future , out September 3, 2013 and available now for pre-order .

Additional Credits

Producer: Brian Turner
Executive Producer: Kathleen Heffernan & Charles-Marie Anthonioz

FKA twigs – “Water Me”

UK ethereal pop newcomer FKA twigs , formerly known as just twigs, has big tearful eyes in her latest video for “ Water Me “ directed by Jesse Kanda . Some digital manipulation gives the simple video treatment a recognizable manga (Japanese comic art) feel.

The sad, short and breathy tune will appear on twigs’ forthcoming EP2 , set for September 10, 2013 release and available now for pre-order .

EP2 follows December 2012′s EP , which can be heard and download via Bandcamp.

Additional Credits

Concept: Jesse Kanda & FKA twigs
Executive Producer: Juliette Larthe (Prettybird)
Head of Production: Margo Mars (Prettybird)
Producer: Shimmy
DOP: Sy Turnbull
Stylist: Jean Paul Paula
Make-up: Bea Sweet

The Uncluded – “Organs”

Quirky insects fill the video for “Organs,” the latest single from Rhymesayers’ duo The Uncluded , better known as Kimya Dawson and Aesop Rock .

Director Rob Shaw along with animator Suzanne Twining bring the beetles, grasshoppers and organs to life for the song which appears on Uncluded’s May 2013 debut, Hokey Fright .

Additional Credits

Production Company: Bent Image Lab (Portland, Oregon)
Executive Producer: Ray DiCarlo
Producer: Nate Baston
DP: Bryce Fortner
Art Director/Lead Puppet Fabricator: Kimi Kaplowitz
Production Coordinator: Robert A. D’Esposito
Gaffer: Jim Birkett
Puppet Fabricators: Marty Easterday, Morgaine Faye
Set Designer: Jesse McManus
Composite Artists: Rob Shaw
Editor: Michael Ward

Tesla Boy – “Undetected”

A distinct 80s vibe bursts out of both the visuals and audio for Tesla Boy ‘s “ Undetected “ music video by acclaimed UK based animator, Noriko Okaku .

A synthy R&B tune by the Russian electronica trio, the single appears on their May 2013 release, The Universe Made of Darkness .

The video was premiered exclusively through Jay-Z ‘s Life+Times.

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