Mabel Finds Her Groove With “My Boy My Town”

Neneh Cherry’s daughter shares her soulful and seductive debut video.

Mabel looks tough, but her music feels as tender as a long winter’s night. “My Boy My Town” is the London singer’s first video, and here she plays in the shadows, showcasing her moves and getting into a throwback trip-hop/soul groove. It’s directed by Bafic, who also recently made a video with Mabel’s mom, Neneh Cherry. "I wanted to make a video that reflected the honesty and bareness of the track,” explained Mabel to The FADER over email. "There are only a few different elements in this video and that's because I didn't want to have anything to hide behind. It's still early days for me so I've still got so much to learn about myself and my capabilities—but with making this video I definitely showed myself that this is where I'm supposed to be."

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November 12, 2015
Mabel Finds Her Groove With “My Boy My Town”