Eyes Closed is the second song to be released from Halsey’s upcoming sophomore album hopeless fountain kingdom (the first being Now or Never) which is out in June.
I love all the elements in Halsey’s new song Eyes Closed, it’s a pared down synth based song with a strong drum beat that allows her breathy vocals take centre stage.
We have no music video (yet?) for Eyes Closed but from the content of the lyrics, it’s not hard to imagine a narrative for the video. With lines like ‘Now if I keep my eyes closed, he looks just like you’ and ‘He don’t realise that I’m thinkin’ about you’ it’s clear that the song is about trying to move on from a past relationship but not being able to. So personally I can imagine a video that has soft lighting à la Sofia Coppola and the ‘characters’ going about daily business like grocery shopping or lounging around their apartment but the female keeps seeing her previous boyfriend in place of the new one, or something to that fashion.
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