With a song that articulates our weakest moments, ‘Crushing Hard’ explores the vulnerabilities of falling in love. Released before xmas, it appeared as a surprise landing in the same year as his heavily lauded album The Past Beats Inside Me Like a Second Heartbeat.
Director Madeline Kelly focuses on the different forms love can take: the intimacy, physicality, intensity and the tension. Love can be triumphant, but can also be hard.
For an artist accustomed to tapping into the political deep end, Urthboy reminds us that #loveislove and acknowledges that these feelings are experienced by everyone, regardless of their sexuality, race and religion.