Ellie Goulding Seeks Sweet Revenge In Her “On My Mind” Video: Watch
Music videos in 2015 found some of the biggest ladies in pop getting unapologetically vengeful and violent (Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood,” Rihanna‘s “BBHMM,” Lana Del Rey‘s “High By The Beach,” etc.) — and the latest comes from Ellie Goulding, who released a video for her stellar “On My Mind” single today (September 21).
Directed by Emil Nava and shot in Las Vegas, the visual plays like a tongue-in-cheek thriller that centers around Ellie’s tumultuous relationship with her belligerent lover. At first, the singer (who looks strikingly glamorous in various Old Hollywood-inspired getups) succumbs to her man’s controlling and emotionally abusive behavior.
But with a little help from a badass friend, she finds the courage to storm into his office and take as much cash as they see fit. The live horses, kitschy footage of Sin City and various shots of vintage rodeo cartoons make the “On My Mind” video all the more appealing!
“On My Mind” is the latest off Delirium, Ellie Goulding’s third studio LP. It has musical touches from Max Martin,Greg Kurstin, One Republic’s Ryan Tedder, Klas Ahlund, Disclosure’s Guy Lawrence and long-time writing partner Jim Eliot, and it will be available on November 6 via Cherrytree/ Interscope Records.
Dive into the new video up top!