“Flip Phone” by Brooke Candy
Multi-artist Brooke Candy is back with her first new single in over three years. “Flip Phone” comes with an official self-directed music video.
“I wanted this to be the first song I come back with because I had the most fun doing it, and I’m just having fun right now,” Brooke Candy shares exclusively with PAPER. “The video was a challenge to make because I wanted it to be so perfect. And he did. We rented a rain room in Los Angeles and we did it all with the help of PAPER and Gentle Monster Some parts were inspired by Pamela Anderson in Barbed Wire.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Candy first rose to prominence through her work on Grimes’ 2012 “Genesis” music video, quickly followed by high profile collaborations with other iconoclasts such as Charli XCX, Sia, Diplo , Lizzo, Pussy Riot, Sophie, Mykki Blanco, and countless others.
The artist has styled music videos (including “Truth Hurts” by Lizzo and David Guetta & Afrojack Ft. Charli XCX & “Dirty Sexy Money” by French Montana) and taught performing arts classes at the University of New York has collaborations with the Brooklyn Museum and Los Angeles. Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and brand partnerships with MAC Cosmetics and Diesel. Candy has devoted much of her recent creative endeavors to tattoo art, reinventing herself as a living, breathing cyborg centerfold whose work evokes the retro-futurism of Japanese illustrator Hajime Sorayama’s robotic pin-ups, merged with archetypal “Sailor Jerry” traditionalism.