Those Darlins Celebrate the Female Figure With Slightly NSFW ‘Optimist’ Video

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Those Darlins have been on a bit of a NSFW streak lately. The cover art for the Nashville foursome’s upcoming third album, Blur the Line, features all of the bandmembers nude, and that’s just from the waist down, a creative choice that caught heat from Fox News. The “controversial” cover reappeared (prominently) in the music video for “Oh God,” the first single from the impending LP (via Paste). Now Those Darlins have unveiled the video for second single, “Optimist,” a three-minute, Veta&Theo-directed (of Ovvio Arte) clip that focuses once again on the female figure, features a host of women in the midst of suggestive movement. As the directors put it, “The clip gives us a close look at the female form, proudly in motion, closing in on the parts that make a woman a woman… On the one hand the video is an exuberant dance piece, on the other it’s our response to the current offensive on women’s hard fought rights.”

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