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Video Girl
FKA-twigs-LP1
Song by FKA twigs
from the album LP1
Released October 13, 2014 (Single Release)

August 6, 2014 (Digital Release)

Recorded 2013-2014
Genre Electronic
Length 3:47
Label Young Turks
Writer FKA twigs, Emile Haynie
Producer FKA twigs, Emile Haynie


'Video Girl' is the final single off of FKA twigs first studio album LP1. The song was released digitally on August 6, 2014, and the single release was October 13, 2014. The song is track no. 6 on the album. Video Girl", was sent to contemporary hit radio in the United Kingdom on 13 October 2014.

BackgroundEdit

This song Twigs, reflecting on her past as a background dancer in big-budget music videos for artists like Kylie Minogue, Ed Sheeran and Taio Cruz. She was also in a couple of Jessie J's clips, the latter in which she can be seen dressed like a marionette. Twigs told Pitchfork, "I wrote that very shortly after I stopped being a video girl."

"When I got signed," she continued, "I stopped dancing - I'd given up that part of my life. I would go out, and somebody would be like, 'Oh, I recognize you!' I'd hope it was because they'd heard my music, but they'd say, 'Are you that girl from the Jessie J video?' I'd always say 'no,' and they'd be like, 'You're lying!' I'd say, 'No! It's not me.' They'd say, 'You look just like her.' And I'd be like, 'I know. So many people say that! It's weird!"

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