Kadhja Bonet Shares ‘For You (Many Selves Version)”

Kadhja Bonet has shared a video for "For You (Many Selves Version)." The video was directed by Babak Khoshnoud, and available via Ninja Tune
Kadhja Bonet has shared a video for "For You (Many Selves Version)." The video was directed by Babak Khoshnoud

Kadhja Bonet has shared “For You (Many Selves Version),” the single is accompanied by a new video directed by Babak Koshnoud (Yours Truly), and features Kadhja’s dreamy and deeply personal vocals.

‘For You (Many Selves Version)’ is a personal and heartfelt ode to creating space for yourself. “When I wrote this song I wanted the “YOU” to be ambiguous, but as time went on I realized it was important to me that the meaning come out. This second arrangement and video was an opportunity to connect the subject to the song, and tell listeners what I believe. You can be your most reliable someone. Do it For You.”

Director Babak Koshnoud commented that “‘For You’ has felt like a personal ode from the first time I listened to the song. A calling to the various versions of self. The inner dialogue that feels at times frail and at others strong, representing the seasonal nature of our existence. The song is vibrant and joyous and fun so I set out to do just that with Kadhja, create a textured and rich dance video that celebrated the vibrancy of the tune, without taking ourselves too seriously. Rob Bynes’ choreography paired with Devin Duckworth’s styling and Michael Ormiston’s lens gifted us a special group that came together to bring our approach to life”.

Kadjha Bonet has collaborated with Childish Gambino, Free Nationals, SiR and Anderson .Paak to name a few. She was more recently featured on Khruangbin’s “Mordechai Remixes” project and opened for the group at Red Rocks Amphitheater. ‘For You’ finds her excited to “shift gear” and work on her own music again, arriving after an extended period of reinvention and reflection. “My forced hiatus from music has created an urgency in brand redirection,” says Kadhja. “I began making music to get to know myself and fortify connections, and in many ways, I have derailed from that intention. I reflect on my last few years as a recording artist and see someone trying desperately to fit the mold, despite making music that does not. To be pretty, to be liked, to be relevant, good, or accepted”.

Order “For You (Many Selves Version)” by Kadjha Bonet HERE