Citizens! released a new music video today for their single “My Kind of Girl.” The single is located on the tracklisting for their album European Soul which is already available. The album can be purchased on iTunes or own the band’s website. The video was produced by Partizan. The band has recently announced North American tour dates for this Fall. The music video is available on YouTube under the band’s VEVO account.
European Soul is an album that covers aspirations and feelings of hope towards the ever approaching future. Songs like “My Kind of Girl”, break with the present context of economic, political and social angst weighing on the band and its generation. The song’s meanings captures the meaning of inclusion and the will to be fearless in the face of change. The band members are dressed in military uniforms and what it means to be fearless and courageous in the presence of danger, change, economical and political implications that only the youth of the future can inspire to change. It is a message of hope and of what the current generation of youth can bring to the table both globally and nationally in the ways that people can be part of a group that will revolutionize the way we think, debate, and spend our money to better benefit those behind us. The song’s title is not reflective on one women, but as one idea that the young generation has yet to express and evolve into one big movement. It is reflective on the changes done to bring more equality measures in the workforce and allowing all those who love one another to marry their partners, regardless of sexual preference. It’s a song about those who will lead it once the older generation is gone.
“I believe you should never be resigned, always push forward, overcome adversity. That’s the feeling we tried to convey in European Soul,” explains Tom from Citizens!