Swedish popster Tove Styrke has shared a new single, ‘Show Me Love’.
The new track follows recent releases ‘Start Walking’ and ‘Mood Swings’ and was co-written and produced with Elof Loelv (Rihanna) and Sophia Somajo .
Tove explains: ”I wrote it for someone I was madly in love with. Every word went directly from emotional parts of me, that I usually keep hidden, straight into the mic. It’s rare for me to write without any hesitation like that.”
”We chew up love like fast food, yet when we truly fall for someone it’s always the same big, amazing, dangerous thing. Slow love. Hard love. It grows, it hurts and it bends and it breaks. These feelings are like candy paste and cement at the same time. We’ve got that fun, fast food, easy side to it but it can also evolve into a war. I’m scared and obsessed with it.”
The track comes alongside a video, directed by Oskar Gullstrand. ‘The video consists of three parts,” Tove reveals. “The performance, where I wanted to channel classic starlets from the silver screen and pay hommage to voguing. The fantasies, where the mass scenes and the birth of Venus to me are representations of sex and feminine energy. And lastly, we have the Rapunzel guitar solo as a metaphor for masturbation. This is one of my absolute favourite videos I’ve made. It’s fun and weird and serious at the same time and I think it really shows how I feel about this song.”