After releasing her EP "Doleo" earlier this week, singer-songwriter Wynter Gordon has released a video for the lead single "Stimela". The video features heavy tribal undertones and is directed by the artist herself. The big-haired beauty appears in various outfits throughout the video which has numerous lighting switches and even a white tiger.
"I wanted it to be an emotional visual art piece, displaying humans as free, powerful animals," she says about the video. "We are all running from something or searching for something; our instincts have been ignored. This is me finally listening to them. This is to finally listening."
"Stimela" was inspired by a Hugh Masekala song of the same title. The track's chorus is sung in Zulu and loosely translates to, "ride the train to freedom."
"Doleo" means pain in Latin and is the first in a series of four free EPs collectively called "The Human Condition." Each EP will explore a different emotion according to the singer. She speaks to Billboard about the EP series, "I didn't feel like I was singing everything I wanted to sing, doing dance music and pop music. I wanted to make something that felt real to me. These EPs include every genre of music I like. I really just felt like I had to by myself."
The mini album was released on July 9 on the singer's website.
Wynter Gordon's "Stimela" Music Video