Jacob Banks released the thought-provoking and moving music video for his latest single “Slow Up” on Tuesday (Nov. 6).
“Slow Up,” co-directed by the 27-year-old English singer and Mo Swaleh, poignantly captures the human experience, emphasizing that we are stronger together than we are alone. Banks weaves together the narratives of completely different people, from a mother dancing with her son in a park, to a carefree young couple driving around in a convertible. He contrasts these moments of togetherness with scenes of isolated vulnerability, whether it’s a sad girl in an empty laundromat or, disturbingly, a man bleeding out alone on the ground. “Slow Up’s” visuals stress the importance of love and the human connection that unites us all.