Lewis Capaldi has shared the video for his new song “Forget Me,” which pays homage to classic WHAM! single “Club Tropicana.” Capaldi set out to duplicate the 1983 video, shot for shot, with director Louis Bhose at the helm (Bhose also directed Capaldi’s video for his single “Grace.”)
Director Bhose said in a press release: “You hear a sad song and you expect a sad video. There’s catharsis in that. But going the other way felt more in tune with the Lewis who took the stage at Glastonbury in full gear. by Noel Gallagher I’m fine, I don’t think about my ex here at Club Tropicana.
In the first 24 hours since its release, “Forget Me” has racked up over 2 million streams.
Capaldi shared in a statement: “”Forget Me” is a song that is so close to my heart, and I really feel like it’s my best song to date. It’s about a breakup that I went through where after a year, the only real contact I had with my ex was seeing her “post-me” life unfold on her Instagram. I was at a point where I felt pretty miserable, and she looked to move on and have a good time, to prosper, and I hated that. It felt unfair to me that she seemed happy when I was hurting, and I was afraid that she had completely forgotten about me, so I wrote a song about it.
Check out the video for “Forget Me” – here.
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