Wild Belle Salute First Love in ‘Keep You’ – Premiere – Rolling Stone
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Wild Belle Salute First Love in ‘Keep You’ – Premiere

Siblings sing about unrequited, lifelong devotion

The siblings Wild Belle know a little something about love. In their new video for “Keep You,” the duo sings about unrequited, lifelong love over a dancehall reggae beat. To illustrate their words, a young boy struggles with a crush on his caretaker, but only expresses it in adolescent frustration – yet after leaving her for awhile, finding other companionship, he returns to his first love.

“It’s a story about unrequited love and how with age, we don’t necessarily mature,” director Melina Matsoukas tells Rolling Stone. “As a child, all we want is love and attention and that story never grows old, it just takes a different form as we age. So it’s not so much about ‘all men are boys,’ but just [that] all of us are forever young. Old habits never die.”

“Keep You” is on Wild Belle’s forthcoming album, Isles, due in March 2013.

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