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We Teamed Up With No Rome and Made a Music Video for “Blue Jeans”

We Teamed Up With No Rome and Made a Music Video for “Blue Jeans”

If you got to pick up our latest issue today then you’ve probably already read about just how awesome local shoegaze/r&b artist No Rome is. Or maybe you’ve even heard about him before that. I mean, he has been featured internationally, dropped two EPs, and worked with producer Ryan Hemsworth. The best part is knowing that he’s got a bright future in the industry–right now is simply the beginning.

Last November, we met up with No Rome for his Scout photoshoot and interview, and decided, hey, why not produce a music video with him as well? Grace, our graphic artist, picked the track “Blue Jeans” as the song to accompany the video.

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On “Blue Jeans,” Rome discusses how people easily misinterpret the meaning of its lyrics, saying that it’s a track that talks about the music industry and how artists these days are bent on following trends and sounding alike. “I’m very peculiar about lyrics. I want to be able to express things to people flat-out. There are some hints [in my lyrics] that you need to guess. Blue Jeans is not about a girl. It’s actually about music,” he shares. “100% goes to songwriting. I can’t release songs on No Rome if I never experienced it first hand or if I can’t identify with it.”

In the video, Rome is accompanied by friend and bandmate Lean Ordinario. Check it out below:

Fun fact: Rome once wrote a song for Scout cover girl Nadine Lustre, performed by his band Teenagers Die from Drama. She recently took notice and now she’s a fan. (And you should be, too!)

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Directed by Grace de Luna
Starring Rome Gomez and Lean Ordinario
Edited by Ivan Cocjin
Produced by Denise Fernandez

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