Alison Moyet has released a new Steve Gullick-directed music video for “The Rarest Birds,” the second single off her new album Other, a song that she calls “a paean to LGBTQ” that celebrates the “freedom to identify where we best see fit.”
In announcing the video, Moyet says:
“’The Rarest Birds’ is a paean to LGBTQ, to Brighton, to coming out after the darkest nights into the arms of those that delight in your flight. From me to you. … This song celebrates a place where a person can be who they were meant to be. It celebrates solidarity when it comes to individualism. It holds hands and calls time on silence, stillness, fear. It celebrates beautiful girls born boys. Stronger boys for being born girls. Freedom to identify where best we fit.”
Moyet released Other, her ninth solo album, last month, and will embark on a months-long world tour, beginning in the U.S., this September (see full tour dates).
Watch the new video below.
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