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Qbanaa debuts ‘Shrink’ music video

Qbanaa debuts ‘Shrink’ music video


Cuban-Irish singer Qbanaa has released a music video for her recent single ‘ Shrink’.

Directed by Produced by Qbanaa and directed by Andrew Asco (Khakikid & Carsten2X’s ‘Underbite‘ and Bricknasty’s ‘Fashion’), the video explores “the personification and surrealism of struggles with eating disorders and addiction through kaleidoscopic imagery, using tinsel as a symbolic motif.”

“I chose tinsel as the secondary character because you usually associate it with colourful nightlife and parties. It represents a dirty little secret masked in the illusion of loud confidence. It sort of becomes the main character in the end. Which is what life struggling with this felt like at times. Disillusion, a total car crash. I think Raye made a really good point that women don’t tend to speak about addiction struggles because it’s still seen as a taboo or unfeminine. I’d like to shine more of a light on that in Dublin. I see a lot of people far and close to me struggling but too afraid to talk about it in case they’re judged poorly when it’s something very (silently) common.”


Qbanaa will release a new EP soon, with a new single next month.

Qbanaa Tour dates

2nd June – Forbidden Fruit

13th June – Le Pop Up, Paris

15th June – Badehaus, Berlin

17th June – Hydrozagadka, Warsaw

18th June – Café V lese, Prague

19th June – B72, Vienna

Video Credits

Director: Andrew Asco

Producer: Elizabeth Villazon Figueredo

D.O.P: Daniel Bolaños Meade

Gaffer: Bornil Anurag

Focus Puller: Carlos Miguel

See Also

Makeup Artist : Amie Dunne

Hair Stylist : Eilish Mulcahy

Extras : Aoife , Tara, Daya, Wei, Roisin, Jaq

Music Credits

Producers: Elizabeth Villazon Figueredo and Chris Bubenzer

Mix: Daniel Doherty

Master: New Machine

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