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Music Video Pick: Dua Lipa – New Rules

Today’s TasteTV music video pick is by Dua Lipa, called “New Rules.”

The song was recently ranked as the official UK NUMBER 1 song and the first solo female #1 since Adele’s “Hello.”

The staccato beat is refreshing, with a repetitiveness that is catchy but also improvisational. The lyrics are a great match with the actual music video visuals, which show a love sick disenchanted woman learning the new rules of relationships and hookups from her various friends, and then eventually passing them on to others in need. The well synchronized dance routines are choreographed yet spontaneous, ranging in locales from a hotel bedroom, to the bathroom, to the hotel swimming pool.

The video filters and styles have a flashy nouveau tropical vibe that makes the viewers feel cool and hip, especially when seen with the multi-hued designer sunglasses worn by her diverse multi-ethnic ‘posse’ of advisers and friends.

In this video, the ladies literally walk on water. Once you start humming, “I’ve got rules, I’ve got rules,” you’ll find the Dua Lipa ear bug has been caught for this song. The rules are contagious.

She is currently on tour around Europe, Asia and the United States. We certainly look forward to seeing her act live!


MORE ABOUT DUA LIPA

According to Wikipedia: “Dua Lipa (/ˈduːə ˈliːpə/; Albanian pronunciation: [dua liːpa]; born 22 August 1995) is an English singer, songwriter and model.[5][6] Her musical career began at age 14, when she began covering songs by other artists on YouTube. In 2015, she was signed with Warner Music Group, and released her first single soon after. In December 2016, a documentary about Lipa was commissioned by The Fader magazine, titled See in Blue.[7] In January 2017, she won the EBBA Public Choice Award.[8] Her self-titled debut studio album was released on 2 June 2017. The album spawned seven singles, including the top-10 single “Be the One” and the number-one single “New Rules”.”

TasteTV’s new series MUSIC CALIFORNIA Launches

TasteTV is proud to announce that it’s newest television series, MUSIC CALIFORNIA, debuts on KRCB Television in the San Francisco Bay Area, Wine Country, and various locations in Northern California.

MUSIC CALIFORNIA features music, performances, and videos by artists from, in, or about California, the Golden State.

The program plays on selected Saturday nights at 11pm and 11:30pm, and the first two episodes include music by the following:

Episode 1:

  • David Lazarus
  • Scrub & Ace Ha
  • weareTheBigBang
  • Noodlez
  • Rebecca Jade
  • The Christopher Brothers
  • Alex Alexander

Episode 2:

  • KORR-A
  • Alex di Leo
  • Kristine Mirelle
  • Charles Wright
  • David Haerle
  • California Roots Festival

See more MUSIC CALIFORNIA information at: http://www.tastetv.com/music-california/

DJ Mustard, Nicki Minaj, Jeremih release epic Animated Music Video for “Don’t Hurt Me”

Nicki Minaj stays busy on the cutting edge of fashion and music, and the recent release (on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim no less) of “Don’t Hurt Me” shows that she will stay that way for some time to come.


Created in conjunction with DJ Mustard, Jeremih, and Nicki Minaj, the video is a contrast of the supernatural relationship between predator and assumed prey, in scenarios that are bit more “sensual” than one would expect.

It’s not just playing with your food