Last month Olsen announced her Big Time album with the lead outing “All The Good Times”, and today (27 April) she’s delivered the second single from the record, “Big Time”.
The new release lands with a Kimberly Stuckwisch-directed video. Stuckwisch said that they “set out to celebrate how humans identify and to subvert the old-fashioned gender binary and societal/internalised gender roles of the past through choreography, colour, and wardrobe. To exist outside strict definitions is powerful and often not given a place in cinema. This was our chance to hold a positive reflection in the space and to shout to the world that you are more than who you are told to be.”
“”Big Time” is what happens when we do not express our true identity but find freedom when we step out of the shadows into our most authentic selves,” Stuckwisch continued. “In the first rotation, the lighting is drab, the clothes are monochromatic, the dance is monotonous . . . gender-conforming roles present. However, with each rotation, something magical happens, both our cast and Angel begin to come alive, to feel free. We see the clothes brighten, the dance heightens, and the bar that was once devoid of emotion can barely contain the joy bursting out of each individual.”
Stuckwisch added, “I am proud to say that over 80% of our cast and 50% of our crew identified as nonbinary and non-gender conforming.”
Big Time will follow Olsen’s 2020 album Whole New Mess, and was recorded and mixed with co-producer Jonathan Wilson at his Fivestar Studios in Topanga, California. Drew Erickson contributed piano, organ, and handled string arrangements, and Emily Elhaj plays bass on the record.
Last weekend Olsen shared a TikTok of her covering Harry Styles’ unreleased song that he debuted at Coachella.
“Big Time” is out now. Angel Olsen‘s new album of the same name is set to arrive via Jagjaguwar on 3 June, and is available to pre-order now. She’ll play London’s O2 Academy Brixton on 18 October. Tickets are on sale now from angelolsen.com.
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