THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015|
Posted by: Alana Solin
Finally, the version of Selena Gomez's song "Good For You" that so many of us prefer - the one featuring A$AP Rocky's vocals as well as hers - has a video to go with it. Like the original video, which featured solely Selena, the singer lolls in softly faded environments, apparently deep in thought. Her parts of the video illustrate the anticipation of looking good for someone rather than the act itself; she showers, she lies on her couch in a silky bathrobe, she sits barefooted, damp-haired, and clad in only a long T-shirt.
A$AP's part of the video, on the other hand, shows him in front of flashing strobe lights, the frame often broken into blurry, kaleidoscopic fragments. If Selena is pre-gaming, A$AP is the after-party. Despite this difference in their parts of the video, and despite the fact that the two artists never interact, the video is stitched seamlessly together visually by the theme of anticipation and the kind of distance anticipation creates.