Two three slash one: two three slash drink, followed by the next day, come down here comes the shame here. Comes the shame, is a complicated tune if you know her history. The clip, however, is simple. Really eleven year old, maddie, ziegler dances in a spare apartment, that’s it but it’s a lot she’s wearing a blonde bob wig similar to the two tone. This is obscuring one that sia started using and performed the kid kicks her legs. Twitches. Her arms throws herself around widens her eyes. Peeks out from kurt ziegler, runs around the room and through a hallway, a tiny dervish and a leotard endlessly curtsying into infinity. With a slightly unnerving smile on her feet. The concept has nothing to do with the song’s content. Yet somehow seems perfectly attuned to its feel. As of this writing, the video has more than 2 billion views on youtube, given how instantly iconic it was and how compelling and endlessly rewatchable it still is. This seems like a smaller number than you’d expect how cia saved herself cia apologizes for autism depiction and music after scooping golden globe nominations the 10 most bizarre country, christmas songs. Why the band’s? The last waltz is the greatest concert movie of all time. Co directed by sia chandelier was the first time she. The team quickly became a sort of stand in for the musician. The face of an artist who preferred to hide ziegler danced on stage and at award shows with sia interpreting her music through movement and acting as a go to screen counterpart.
They made more music videos together, all of them memorable almost binge as many of these as you can right now. Although the elastic art one is a bit tough given whose eaglers coast, if you only have time for one, however, go straight to thunderclouds it’s from csi project, supergroup lsd, the l is for labyrinth the d4 diplo and it features ziegler in both tank girl, cosplay and Rocking a big bright blue bow, yet another stylistic touch she’s borrowed from her pop song partner and sia herself shows up by a marionette substitute labyrinth, hangs out on a cloud diplo once again radiating a strong david spade only see to your vibe drives a decked out Van through it there’s a lightning storm at 36 000 feet which does not stop ziegler from dancing on top of diplo’s flying mystery machine. Nothing could stop ziegler from dancing in a sea of video. Now imagine that the singer and the dancer made a whole host of other candy colored videos very much like that. The thunderclouds won with bits and pieces of their other collaborations sprinkled, and they have connected them all by a story of a non verbal autistic young woman who sees the world as pastel dance daydreams. One part must be berkeley: one parked half punks around the world, clip and one part yo gabba, occasionally kate, hudson and leslie odom jr dropped by to join in the fun. Yes, that was our reaction to. Hopefully, you’ve picked your job off the floor as well.
You have to admire any attempt by an artist to widen their horizons. Try something new swing so committedly and passionately for the fences, but music cs feature. Directorial debut is the type of curio in which the gap between its intentions and the end result is grand canyon. As controversial from the get go due to her decision to cast a neurotypical actor in the lead, this blend of gritty street wise drama and outrageous fantastical musical sequences has been a labor of love for the singer. A stab at translating the sensibility displayed in her bruised empowerment, lyrics her mastery of intimate yet epic pop bombast and her video collaborations into some. Instead, it is a grave mistake. That’S recognizable is an extension of a voice yet it’s all it leaves you not with insight into what someone was thinking but wondering what the hell were. They thinking music, we should note, is also the name of ziegler’s character who filters an overwhelming world through her headphone. Her grandmother, mary kay place, along with the network of neighborhood folks, keep an eye on music, as she goes from downtown apartment to newspaper kiosk to street vendor to the liver. Meanwhile, her older sister kasu hudson super short, has sorta kind of gone through a drug rehab stint and is looking for a place to crack some new clients for her continuing side. Hustle selling pills would be nice as well she’s still a mess, in other words, immature unrepentant stuck in the junky survivalist mode of seeing everything as a potential steelers, not the kind of person who could take care of a special needs, sibling and yet circumstances force her To step into the role of music’s primer, luckily, she has help in the form of evo odom jr, an immigrant who was once a local boxing champ and now runs a gym for underage pugelist and she’s ate it in her own way by music’s, vibrant inner life, Which takes the form of those bright, shiny, musical numbers in which she lets sebo and eventually tsu into her private world.
Those numbers are, unsurprisingly the moments where you see the person who wrote titanium and sheep thrills who sang. I am small and needy slash. Wake me up and breathe me who looked at a giant black and white wig and saw an alternate identity, shine, scored by sia and featuring hudson and odom sharing some of the vocal duties they remind you of why her music is such a pure rush and how The lyrics of something like insecure play against the uplift of the groove that number plays out against the purple background, with hudson and ziegler flapping their hands, while trading cartoonish. Others like a version of music that takes place in a pattern wonderland and involves beto calvillo’s reclusive. Would be dancer riding around on a bike are minor conceptual miracles, tracy dishman’s production design stands out particularly strong here. The climactic together hoedown is an explosion in a rainbow out of context. These pieces might seem bold, inventive, exhilarating all the things. A great four minute. Clip of sound and vision is in other words, and what makes a music video not an advertisement but hard, but they are indeed shackled to a narrative, one that turns its heroine into a sort of neurodivergent equivalent of a magical negro, and therein lies the trash. There are issues of representation at stake here and if you understand the bond between cia and ziegler, you can glean why the former may have wanted the latter. This was one more project together, one more way to further develop a fertile creative relationship.
It probably didn’t even occur to see it to cast someone from within that community, whether the musician filmmaker had cast an autistic performer to play music or not, that performer would still have to navigate the movie that she and her co writer, dallas clayton had cooked up. However, herself seems to treat the condition as an extension of her dancing so that her physical tics and facial expressions come off as choreographed physical mimicry, rather than a characteristic of autism or it’s. An abstract interpretation of autism, a routine among many watching. The scenes in which she interacts with her orbiting co stars in the non fantasy world. You find yourself praying that it will cut to a musical number soon, please any second, as for the rightfully called out scenes of music being physically restrained in which otum and hudson crush her with her love, while she freaks out sia, has apologized and promised to remove Them on the day, music was nominated for several golden globes, one of the more questionable calls of this year’s nominee lineup, though still not within the top 1000 blunders. The hollywood foreign press association has made in conjunction with the awards set. The damage, however, has been done. Music is at best a delivery vehicle for a batch of songs and a series of isolated omg spectacles that give you the briefest glimpse of a pop song. Writing savant’s wish to make a statement about finding your voice and creating your own fat at worst it’s, a perma cringe inducing mark against its creators, a simplistic holy fool fable on anabolic steroids and the skittles sugar.
There will be some whipping of wounds. You hope and regrouping and lessons learned foresee it will hopefully not impede what has been a stellar career we’re, a genuinely exciting creative doer. All we can do is not move on understand the need to be better and click back on that chandelier video 90 minutes of watching that video and that music might be able to get this music erased from in this article, kate, hudson leslie odom jr.