Karmin Reveals Mysterious Video for The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face” Cover on NYLON
Shares Acoustic “Didn’t Know You” Via Yahoo! Music
Pop duo Karmin has had a big week, releasing two completely different but equally powerful videos to accompany undeniably catchy tracks. First an acoustic version of their infectious single “Didn’t Know You” premiered on Yahoo! Music and now a dynamic video and cover of the song you’ve been hearing everybody humming this summer, “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd. Both videos are sure to make an impression and will leave you looking forward to the release of Leo Rising due out later this year.
Watch “Can’t Feel My Face”:
If you haven’t watched the stormy wild west themed video for the original version of “Didn’t Know You” yet, check it out here and get a feel for the gorgeously layered power pop banger. Now you’re ready for the stripped down version. Showcasing singer Amy Heidemann’s strong and far-reaching vocals, the acoustic version is proof of the song’s strength and the duo’s deep-rooted talent as Berklee College of Music graduates. Whether it’s dressed up or down, the expertise behind “Didn’t Know You” is undeniable. This is an exquisitely crafted indie pop song, giving us just a taste of what’s to come onLeo Rising.
If you were just beginning to tire of The Weeknd’s summer anthem, Karmin is revamping “Can’t Feel My Face” with a sexy new feel and a stunning new video. The duo of Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan, known for their creative and spot-on covers of popular songs, strips the song down but keeps it up-tempo with a focus on a thumping bass line and layered vocal harmonies. The video, shot in black and white, uses smoke and kaleidoscope angles to make Karmin’s version a little darker, a little more mysterious, a little more psychedelic. Breathing more fresh air into the song we’ve all heard this summer. To add even more edge, the end features an ode to fellow statement-making pop queen Gwen Stefani, blending the song with Amy singing the chorus of “Hella Good”. With it’s sultry fall makeover, “Can’t Feel My Face” is sure to stick around for another season with Karmin.
Watch “Didn’t Know You” Acoustic:
Be sure to keep an eye out for Leo Rising due out later this year.