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Jorja Smith - Beautiful Little Fools

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Published on Mar 8, 2017

Lost & Found, the debut album, available June 8th: http://jorjasmith.com

Listen to 'Beautiful Little Fools' - http://listen.platoon.ai/beautiful-li...

Jorja was inspired to write "Beautiful Little Fools" (at the age of 16) after reading "The Great Gatsby" and, in particular, a passage from the book in which Daisy expresses her hopes that her infant daughter would "be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool". Jorja took issue with this statement and so used the phrase to form the basis of her song, in which she laments the restrictions that society and established social constructs place upon women.

The music video for the track - released on International Women's Day - draws upon the "Gatsby" aesthetic and sees three versions of Jorja from different walks of life crossing paths...

Video credits:
Director - Hector Dockrill
Producer - Stephanie Paeplow / Pulse Films

Track credits:
Performed and written by Jorja Smith - http://www.twitter.com/JorjaSmith
Produced by Charlie - https://twitter.com/charlieproducer
Mixed/Mastered by Engine Earz - https://twitter.com/EngineEarz
Engineered by Riccardo Damian - http://riccardodamian.com/

For tickets, vinyl, merch etc., check out Jorja's webstore - https://jorja.tmstor.es/

http://vevo.ly/pBQioc

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Song

    • Beautiful Little Fools
  • Artist

    • Jorja Smith
  • Album

    • Beautiful Little Fools - Single
  • Licensed by

    • Platoon Ltd (on behalf of FAMM); SOLAR Music Rights Management, UBEM, CMRRA, and 6 Music Rights Societies

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