Watch Tinashe's New 'DIY' Video for Ballad 'Bated Breath'

Tinashe, 2014.
Gomillion & Leupold

Tinashe photographed in 2014.

Tinashe is stranded in a beautiful desert scene in her new video for "Bated Breath," playing a doomed pilot in the slow ballad 8 minute clip. 

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"It was pretty DIY," Tinashe told W Magazine of the five-hour shoot with videographer Stephen Garnett. "It wasn't a big production or anything."

"So when I know my label's not going to produce music videos, I'll either make them myself or I'll find people that I think are cool and reach out to them directly. I'm like, 'F--- it. I'll just do it," said Tinashe. "I don't like to sit around waiting for people to do things for me."

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She continued, "You have to fix your own hair, there's no catering, and there's no bathroom, but the challenges became benefits in this case, because they made the video a whole lot grungier. I was incredibly dirty, really dragging myself through the dirt. And it wasn't like I could shower before I had to drive home."

Watch the clip here: 


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