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Watch MNEK’s striking music video for new single Paradise

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The visual takes you on a man’s journey through a dystopian landscape.

MNEK’s has premiered a striking new music video for his latest single Paradise, which you can watch in full below.

The clip sees a lone man strolling through both the wonders and cruelties of the world, as the singer’s Ultra Nate-sampling anthem plays out.

“I think the themes of MNEK’s track will resonate with a lot of people,” said the music video’s director, Ciaran Lyons.

“What grabbed me was the underlying idea of the different responses elicited by the chaos of the modern world – the desire to escape from the real world into a fantasy paradise vs the possibility of standing strong and separate from all the madness and cruelty, in the hope of preserving something better.

“We have this beautiful human walking through a fantasy landscape made from symbols of growth and decay, never stopping, never getting involved, but coming out the other end still intact, and still beautiful.”

MNEK’s new single Paradise serves as the follow-up to At Night (I Think About You’), which has racked up over 12 million streams on Spotify and nearly 2 million views on YouTube.

It also comes after MNEK’s global smash hit and multi-million selling single Never Forget You, featuring Zara Larsson.

The singer-songwriter is currently working on his debut album, which is due next year.

As we all know, MNEK is also one of the most in-demand writers in pop, having worked with the likes of Beyoncé, Madonna, Little Mix and Kylie Minogue.

Related: Don’t stop him now… MNEK covers a classic Queen song

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