Muna Debuts New Video For “Kind of Girl”

Muna have released “Kind of Girl” along with a Taylor James-directed video. The song is off the band's self-titled release, out June 24, 2022
Muna have released “Kind of Girl” along with a Taylor James-directed video

Muna have today released new single “Kind of Girl” along with a Taylor James-directed video. Katie Gavin of MUNA tells us “This song is the album’s country moment, and in some ways we feel it is the heart of the record. This song explores the power of language and the words we use to describe who we are and who we want to be. Even though it is a happy, hopeful song, I shed the most tears of the record in the vocal booth recording this chorus. I think there’s something very vulnerable about plainly expressing my desire to be kinder to myself and comfortable receiving love (and my desire to garden even though I kill everything I plant).”

Gavin continues “The video for this song highlights another layer of meaning that we feel the song holds, which is that we as queer people are particularly vulnerable when we are sharing how we identify and how we would like to be perceived. We wanted to play with the gendered nature of this song because we all three have different relationships to girlhood (and Naomi is non-binary, so not a girl at all!). It was a gift to be able to king for this video in a way that felt earnest and comfortable and hot. The experience brought home the fact that it’s not enough for queer and trans people to be clear about who we are – we also need a community around us that hears us, believes us, honors us, and supports us. We’re very proud of what we made and grateful to everyone who was a part of it. We hope the bigots absolutely hate it. “

MUNA will release their upcoming self-titled album out June 24th via Saddest Factory Records.

Muna
MUNA
Track List
Saddest Factory Records

Silk Chiffon (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)
What I Want
Runner’s High
Home By Now
Kind Of Girl
Handle Me
No Idea
Solid
Anything But Me
Loose Garment
Shooting Star

Muna 2022 Tour Dates

May 10 – London, UK – The Garage (SOLD OUT)
May 12 – Brighton, UK – The Great Escape Festival
June 5 – West Hollywood, CA – OUTLOUD Raising Voices Music Festival at WeHo Pride
July 29 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
July 30 – Cleveland, OH – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
August 2 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
August 3 – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theater
August 5- Louisville, KY – Headliners
August 6 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
August 7 – St Charles, IA – Hinterland Music Festival
August 8 – Minneapolis, MN – First Ave (UPSIZED FROM FINE LINE DUE TO DEMAND)
August 11 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
August 12 – Seattle, WA – Day In Day Out Festival
August 13 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
August 15 – San Diego, CA – Observatory Northpark
September 18 – Boston, MA – Royale (2nd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
September 19 – Boston, MA – Royale (SOLD OUT)
September 20 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club (SOLD OUT)
September 23 – Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
September 24 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade – Heaven
September 26 – Washington DC – 9:30 Club (2nd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
September 27 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Theater (SOLD OUT)
September 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Fillmore (UPSIZED FROM THE FOUNDRY DUE TO DEMAND)
September 30 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT)
October 1 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (2nd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
October 2 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza (3rd SHOW ADDED – SOLD OUT)
October 4 – Detroit, MI – The Majestic Theater
October 6 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman
October 10 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
October 11 – Dallas, TX – The Echo Lounge & Music Hall
October 16 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theater
October 17 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
October 19 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren
October 23 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore (SOLD OUT)
October 24 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore (2nd SHOW ADDED)
October 25 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern (SOLD OUT)
October 26 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern (2nd SHOW ADDED)