Gracie Abrams’s “Stay” video is a perfect Hollywood hang

Watch a cozy new clip from the rising singer-songwriter.

January 21, 2020
Gracie Abrams’s “Stay” video is a perfect Hollywood hang Gracie Abrams   Vince M. Aung

Scrolling through Gracie Abrams's Instagram gives you a pretty accurate snapshot of the 20-year-old singer-songwriter's life. Slotted in next to Family Guy memes, Greta Thunberg love, and fangirl footage of Clairo are homespun clips of new music showcasing Abrams' delicate voice and warm songwriting abilities.

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The video for her latest single "Stay" is similarly intimate, showing snapshots of Polaroid pictures strewn across a bedroom floor next to lava lamps and snug blankets. The action then moves outside, following Abrams around Hollywood as she hits the beach, gets stuck in traffic, and takes in a rainbow. All the while she sings about trying to rebuild a relationship with major cracks.

“I needed to confront feelings I had pushed down and denied for a while," she wrote in an email to The FADER. 'Stay' helped me do that”

Abrams plays her first two headline shows later this year. See below for dates:

June 2: The Drake Underground, Toronto
June 4: Mercury Lounge, New York

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Gracie Abrams’s “Stay” video is a perfect Hollywood hang