Troye Sivan’s latest music video, “One of Your Girls,” is making waves in the entertainment world. The Australian singer-songwriter’s new project is a deep dive into the intricacies of passionate encounters, some with men who identify as straight. Sivan’s exploration of these experiences takes an intriguing turn as he transforms into full drag, alongside the swoon-worthy Ross Lynch. Join us as we dissect the compelling narrative and symbolism behind the video.
Troye Sivan’s new music video “One of Your Girls” directed by Gordon von Steiner is a captivating exploration of his complex encounters with straight-identifying men. Join us as we delve into the mesmerizing transformation that Sivan undergoes in full drag, all while being joined by heartthrob Ross Lynch as his love interest.
In the world of Troye Sivan’s new album, “Something to Give Each Other,” a bold and intimate exploration of his experiences unfolds. “One of Your Girls” stands as a powerful single, accompanied by a visually stunning music video. In this creative endeavor, Sivan delves into his encounters with men who, despite not identifying as gay, found a unique connection with him, creating a safe space for exploration.
Sivan, reflecting on his experiences, shares his internal journey of self-discovery. “One of Your Girls” isn’t about labeling these encounters as good or bad, but rather understanding why he was drawn to men who questioned their own sexual identity. The song becomes a mirror reflecting his internalized homophobia and a deep yearning for acceptance.
The narrative takes an interesting twist as Sivan transforms into full drag, embodying a stunning female persona. This transformation reflects his willingness to adapt and change his identity to meet the expectations of these men. At first, it’s a dazzling performance, but as the video unfolds, vulnerability and the realization that this facade won’t work emerge.
Listen to Troye Sivan’s “Something To Give Each Other” on Apple Music.
The choice of Ross Lynch as the seemingly straight romantic partner is a stroke of brilliance. Known for his captivating appeal and viral photos, Lynch perfectly fits the mold of the adored men Sivan sings about. It’s a testament to the emotional depth of the song’s subject matter that is beautifully juxtaposed with the glamorous world of drag.
Sivan’s foray into drag was a liberating and enjoyable experience for the artist, who sought inspiration from iconic pop stars like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. While in drag, he becomes “Troye,” a reflection of his authentic self, albeit in a different form.
The video’s premiere at a Spotify event dedicated to LGBTQ+ musicians only emphasizes the importance of embracing the album’s themes of community and connection. As Spotify’s Lucy Davidson notes, the platform has been a long-time supporter of Sivan’s work, and “Something to Give Each Other” stands as a testament to the strength of these connections.
Troye Sivan’s “One of Your Girls” video is a captivating exploration of self-discovery and transformation. As he delves into the complexities of his encounters with straight-identifying men, the video’s mesmerizing portrayal of his journey in full drag, alongside Ross Lynch, is a true work of art. It’s a testament to Sivan’s willingness to challenge societal norms and explore his own identity while creating a powerful and visually stunning narrative.
Get the album ‘Something to Give Each Other’ by Troye Sivan: https://troyesivan.lnk.to/SomethingTo…
Director: Gordon von Steiner @gvsgvs
DOP: Stuart Winecoff @stuart_winecoff
Executive Producer: Kelly McGee @itsmekellymcgee
Stylist: Dara @dara._ c/o
Makeup Artist: Mark Carasquillo @Markcarrasquillo
Hair Stylist: Evanie Frausto @evaniefrausto
Choreographer: Sergio Reis @sergiovsreis
Production Company: 5 Towns
Producer: Jagger Corcione @burberryboxers
Production Manager: Nechama Fisher @nemfisher
Management: Dani Russin, Brandon Creed @danisidebo@brandoncreed
Video Commissioner/Producer: Kevin Kloecker @kevinkloecker for EMI Australia @emimusicau
Shot at Vivid Kid Studio, Booklyn NY @vividkidnyc
Ross Lynch @ross_lynch
David Lee @dav_dlee
Andrew Walko @ajwalko
Shakir Rodrigues @sk8nsmoove
Tomasz Kurdziel @_slattommy
Bobby Nelson @luckyletterblue
Blake French @blakeafrench
Casting Director April Rivera at Ape Castings @apecastings