Zedd's 'Stay the night' is smartly crafted art
DJ, producer and electronic dance music artist ZEDD released a new music video last week featuring his latest hit song “Stay the Night.”
Hayley Williams of the American rock band Paramore lends powerful vocals to the beats provided by ZEDD. The combination of their talents in “Stay the Night” is a song catchy enough to make audiences feel like moving and singing along.
The Stay the Night music video is an effective visual adaptation of the lyrics which brings an emotional aspect to the piece. Ballet dancers representing a young couple are the center of the video. Williams also plays a large role, and ZEDD makes a cameo appearance playing a piano.
Using dancers is an element that makes “Stay the Night” a unique and interesting music video. Shortly after pressing play, viewers have their attention captured by the beautiful graphics and choreography. Because of the emotions felt through dance, it is possible for viewers to become invested in the story of the couple depicted in the video.
Not only does Williams have an impressive voice, she also has a stunning look of vibrant red lips paired with matching red hair. It is impossible to take one’s eyes off of her.
Born Anton Zaslavski, 24-year-old ZEDD is a classically trained musician raised by Russian parents. He began delving into electronic music in Germany five years ago. His first studio album Clarity was released one year ago on Oct. 2, 2012.
ZEDD is currently on a world tour titled the “Moment of Clarity” tour. Recently on Sept. 21, he played a concert in Phoenix, which many UA students, including myself, attended.
“Stay the Night” is smartly-crafted art visually and musically. Not only is ZEDD a talented musician, he also has an entertaining personality which can be detected from his many posts in various social media outlets. He is worth checking out.
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