Music

Troye Sivan Recruits Dum Dum Girls’ Malia James for ‘YOUTH’ Video (Watch)

Music

Troye Sivan Recruits Dum Dum Girls’ Malia James for ‘YOUTH’ Video (Watch)

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The world needs a new male pop star and based on what we’ve seen thus far, Troye Sivan’s the best candidate. His debut full-length Blue Neighborhood is a decidedly mature, complex breakout, packed with emotional lulls like, “Talk Me Down,” and passionate climaxes like, “Wild”—a 10-track effort that’s infiltrating the mainstream with rare queer narratives.

Sivan’s current single, “YOUTH,” co-written by Allie X, is one of the album’s brightest stars, and now has an official video, directed by Dum Dum Girls’ Malia James. The clip centers on a dreamy house party, which is a much cuter, PG-13 gathering than we’re sure Sivan’s team wants his young fans to know the 20-year-old frequents. Watch, below, as The Hunger Games Amandla Stenberg gets a DIY tongue piercing—naughty, naughty:

 

 

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