|LOLA YOUNG |
RELEASES VIDEO FOR HER BRAND NEW SINGLE ‘SO SORRY’
PERFORMS LIVE ON GRAHAM NORTON TONIGHT
REACHED #4 OF THE BBC SOUND OF 2022
NOMINATED FOR 2022 BRITS RISING STAR AWARD
NEXT LONDON HEADLINE MARCH 11TH @ ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL
A big, beautiful voice and a fiercely independent energy.”GQ
“Her smoky vocals, plain honesty and wit are ready to take on the world.”The Forty Five
“A star on the rise.” ELLE
Hotly tipped up-and-comer LOLA YOUNG today releases the video for brand new single ‘SO SORRY’ via Island Records and will also perform the single live on The Graham Norton Show this evening.
The brand-new video presents the many different ‘Lola’s’ of ‘So Sorry’ – with 5 different versions of her split across the video, all occupying the same café and displaying different traits and sides of her personality. Appearing in the video opposite a love interest, Lola plays all parts herself and features as ‘Jealous Lola’, ‘Fiery Lola’, ‘Loving Lola’, ‘Lonely Lola’ and a Lola that acts as the waitress, moving between the different characters. With direction from KC Locke (Stromzy, Skepta, Mahalia), we can see Lola interacting with herself and views herself as others might see her. The song is a sharp-tongued look at her own personas within a relationship; honest and quick witted the video really manages to put you inside Lola’s head and give you further insight into the song itself.
On the thoughts behind the video, Lola said; “The ‘So Sorry’ music video is one I had been waiting to make for a while, this song for me is super honest and talks about love, relationships and jealousy from a different angle. The video for me symbolises different fronts I put on to escape saying sorry. KC is incredible and the whole thing is beautifully shot and each character I play portrays different extensions of myself. It almost reminds me of parallel universes too, which is super interesting. I had so much fun making this one, and I hope everyone has as much fun watching it!”
Lola released ‘So Sorry’ hot off the back from her BRITs ‘Rising Star’ nomination alongside Holly Humberstone and Bree Runway as well as her #4 placing in the prestigious ‘BBC Sound Of’ Poll, finishing in the top 5 alongside Pinkpantheress, Wet Leg, Mimi Webb, and Central Cee. The young star has had a fantastic six months, after landing the highly coveted John Lewis Christmas Advert (recording a fantastic version of Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder’s ‘Together in Electric Dreams’) she also appeared on the Top of the Pops New Years Eve Special, performing latest single ‘FAKE’. Earlier in the year Lola debuted ‘FAKE’ with a live performance on The Late Late Show with James Corden as well as a live version of the track on ‘Later… With Jools Holland’.
At 21 years old, Lola Young is already an exceptionally talented artist with an undeniable creative focus. As a live performer she is uncompromising, clearly showing the potential, spirit and individuality that makes her one of the UK’s most hotly tipped new talents. Her work to date, the critically acclaimed ‘FAKE the powerful and personal singles ‘Bad Tattoo’, ‘Ruin My Make Up’ and ‘Woman’, as well as recent EP and accompanying movie ‘After Midnight’, have all received impressive critical acclaim; garnering radio support from the likes of Annie Mac, Clara Amfo, Benji B, Giles Peterson, Jo Wiley, Mistajam and DJ Target; as well as support across the board from the likes of British Vogue, British GQ, ELLE, Evening Standard, Notion, Dork, The Sun, Wonderland and CLASH Magazine. Lola also featured on Vevo’s ‘Artists To Watch 2022’ list and is one of Amazon’s ‘Breakthrough’ artists for this year alongside Alfie Templeman, Priya Ragu and Olivia Dean.
Upcoming live dates
March 5th – Radar Festival, Zurich
March 8th – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
March 9th – Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds
March 10th – Reds Bar, Newcastle
March 11th – Islington Assembly Hall, London
March 13th – The Workman’s Club, Dublin, Ireland
March 14th – Patterns (Audio), Brighton
Tickets available here