Lily’s new video for “Not Fair” is out. Personally, I was let down. The song is so racy and fun. I thought they’d go for something equally out there but unfortunately she went for the kitsch vibe of Nirvana’s In Bloom or Weezer’s Buddy Holly aping the look of a country Western variety music program from the ’70s. It works but when I heard this song I imagined a mechanical bull (obvious but so right!) and a shot of her in bed framed so that we could only see her upper half (knees up around her head), and she’s just getting pumped and pumped but she’s yawning, she’s reading the Wall Street Journal, she’s checking her watch, shes learning Chinese, anything. That would have got people talking and would have stuck with the narrative of her song as most of her previous videos have. What she gave us is cute and is not lacking in charms, but opportunity squandered, Miss Allen.
What did you guys think?