Hey Violet Premiere the Official Video for New Single, "Clean"
Hey Violet debut the official video for their new single — “Clean” — today on Vevo. The video was directed by Ariel Lofaro and filmed in Los Angeles. Watch it HERE. “Along with our new single “Clean”, it’s only fitting that we would have just as magical a video, says vocalist Rena Lovelis. “We created a dreamland for a 50’s housewife completely obsessed with, you guessed it... cleaning! enjoy. xo”
Hey Violet recently unveiled a stop-motion animation lyric video for the track which the band filmed and directed themselves over two days. Billboard premiered the video and deemed the song, “glittery” and Idolator called it, “a future hit and (their) catchiest single yet.”
“Clean” is the fourth new track Hey Violet has released this year. April’s “Better By Myself,” was followed by “Close My Eyes” in June and “Queen Of The Night” in September. Watch a live performance of “Queen Of The Night” from the famed Capitol Studios HERE.
Hey Violet’s 2017 debut album From the Outside featured the singles “Guys My Age,” which has amassed over 300 million global streams, “Break My Heart,” and “Hoodie,” which has surpassed 300 million streams. The album racked up critical praise, including accolades from The New York Times, which called it “one of this year’s best and most provocative pop albums.” Stereogum noted that it “has plenty of attitude thanks to Lovelis’ vocal and lyrical presence,” and NYLON declared, “I challenge you to find a debut album as explosive and technicolored as Hey Violet’s ‘From The Outside…(the album) pulses with cheeky hooks and middle fingers to the status quo. Lead singer Rena Lovelis’ voice is arena-shaking. You’re in for one hell of a ride.”
Over the past few years, Hey Violet, which is Rena Lovelis, her sister Nia Lovelis (drums), and Casey Moreta (lead guitar) have steadily built an engaged fanbase with their powerful, immaculately crafted alt-pop songs. “Guys My Age” was named one of the Best Songs of 2016 by The New York Times, who called it “teen-pop’s revenge: an urgent dark song about sexual rebellion” and one of the 20 Best Songs of 2016 by V Magazine. In 2017, Hey Violet was also nominated for an iHeart Radio award for Best Underground Alternative Band, dubbed an “Artist Primed For A Breakout” by Billboard, and named “Artist To Watch” by The Guardian, PopCrush, and more. The band has racked over half a billion streams worldwide, sold out their North American headline tour and performed on both The Late Late Show With James Corden and Late Night With Seth Meyers.