Halsey is giving followers a brand new glimpse of her different child: the second trailer for If I Can’t Have Love, I Need Energy is out now.
The upcoming album film, which is timed with the discharge of the singer’s fourth studio album of the identical title, premieres in choose IMAX theaters domestically on Aug. 25 for one night time solely. The hourlong movie, written by Halsey and directed by Colin Tilley, is visually gorgeous, each scene an artsy masterpiece. Nevertheless it additionally seems to be intense and darkish, because the “supposed for mature audiences solely” disclaimer at the beginning reminds viewers.
Halsey, who welcomed their first youngster this month, makes many outfit modifications, styled by Regulation Roach, going from a bra and lingerie to elaborate, full-bodied robes (and piled-high hairstyles) that appeared like work — although the enjoyable sort of work — to carry up.
She additionally shows her being pregnant stomach in a lovely underwater scene — and is within the buff for a pool shot, one of the crucial hanging photographs within the trailer, as circles of swimmers transfer round her.
And naturally they did their very own make-up, utilizing merchandise from their magnificence line, About-Face.
However gorgeous seems to be apart, make no mistake — there’s nonetheless a darkish, creepy vibe to it. The poster, touting the “disruptive album and movie expertise from the thoughts of Halsey,” makes that very clear. Ditto the bloody gown and, um, guillotine.
Blood spatters apart, the trailer additionally provides one other trace of the music followers can count on on the star’s anticipated album. The trailer included “girl/god” within the title (“If I Cannot Have Love, I Need Energy — girl/god Trailer”), resulting in hypothesis that’s the title of the track featured.
Tickets for the movie go on sale Aug. 3 — with the entire record of cities, together with worldwide, on https://www.loveandpower.com/imax.
Halsey’s album comes out Aug. 27 and is produced by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. When Halsey dropped the breast-baring album cowl, they stated this album is a “idea album in regards to the joys and horrors of being pregnant and childbirth. It was crucial to me that the quilt artwork conveyed the sentiment of my journey over the previous few months,” earlier than welcoming Ender Ridley Aydin with boyfriend, Alev Aydin.
She unveiled the album cowl on the Metropolitan Museum of Artwork in New York Metropolis.
In late July, Halsey stated they might cease doing press after feeling “intentionally disrespected” by Attract journal. The outlet referred to Halsey solely with feminine pronouns after they use she/they. She additionally took difficulty with how her upbringing was described within the cowl story.