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Learn Immunity With Adult Jazz’s “Earrings Off!” Video

“Even to subvert it, the archetype has to be firmly present.”

May 04, 2016

Sam Travis directed Adult Jazz's latest clip. "It's a singing sculpture," he explained in a press release. "A bit like Greek statues and a bit like trophies for young athletes. They're the things that enshrine and embody a really stereotypical maleness, but they're trapped and confused, singing a song for a future without those things."

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According to lead singer Harry Burgess, "Earrings Off!" is "about about an idealized gender archetype that we all carry around in the back of our minds." "Even to subvert it, the archetype has to be firmly present in you," he continued. "No one is immune to gender shame, immunity is curated and learnt, and often arrived at intellectually through lots of unlearning."

"Earrings Off!" is the title track on Adult Jazz's forthcoming mini-album. Look for that May 20.

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