On his 1 year anniversary since leaving One Direction, Zayn Malik dropped his anticipated debut solo album, “Mind of Mine”.
Just as quickly as his debut album charted at #1 in more than 70 countries, Malik also treated fans with a new music video, “BeFoUr”, as part of his new promotional single on the same day.
Unlike his previous music videos, “Pillowtalk” and “It’s You”, which featured glamour, sensuality, and super sexy supermodels (Gigi Hadid and Nicola Peltz), there are no leading ladies in this one. Instead, “BeFoUr” showcases a more laid-back and relaxed side of Malik.
It’s his world after all, and we’re living in it.
The music clip opens with a shot of his album cover in mural form followed by Malik driving around on a rainy day with his pals. The focus of the video is on youth culture, splitting scenes between Malik hanging out with his peers, working out at a boxing gym, chatting at a pool hall, dancing in the street, and visiting other urban locales.
This time around, the 23-year-old singer rarely looks directly into the camera and never mouths the lyrics to his song. The simple video feels like we’re getting a glimpse into Malik’s life. Perhaps this is a visual representation of the English native before he became an international teenage heartthrob.
“It wasn’t like, ‘I’m still Jenny from the block’. It was more like, this is what I used to do. Go down the chip shop, hang out with my boys in the car park,” Malik told NME magazine about the music video before clarifying that “we never set fire to cars”.
Watch the music video below:
Source: E! Online.