Calvin Harris & Sam Smith unveil nostalgic music video for ‘Promises’
Just weeks after releasing their collaboration ‘Promises‘, Calvin Harris and Sam Smith have now unveiled the official music video. The hit single is already approaching 50 million Spotify streams, a testament to the level of support for the track worldwide, which is no doubt due to Sam Smith’s intoxicating vocal alongside Calvin Harris’ prestige level of production. Since its release, the track has dominated radio and been featured in many festival live sets.
The music video starts off with quotes from dancers who explain why they enjoy being on the dance floor so much. One of the dancers explains:
“You really can do anything in that world and be accepted. Be celebrated, not just accepted. Be celebrated.”
What follows is a series of clips of revellers enjoying dancing in clubs alongside clips of both Sam Smith and Calvin Harris dancing to the track. The whole video has an incredibly nostalgic feel, using dated footage to illustrate the clubbing industry over the years. In fitting with the music, the video is vibrant from start to finish, celebrating dance and individuality.
Take a look at the full music video below.