Just over a month ago, Halsey released her Nine Inch Nails-produced album If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power.
Today, they are back with a collection of remixes, featuring new versions of “I am not a woman, I’m a god” from Hot Chip, Underworld, Gazelle Twin and Adrian Sherwood.
Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard discussed the remix. “I remember hearing the Halsey single ‘Now Or Never’ in a cab in LA and thinking it was a great pop song, and when we were told that for her new album she was collaborating with Trent Reznor it seemed like a fun prospect and an exciting thing to work on,”
“I think that Trent has an amazing talent for working with synths and for me part of the joy of remixing is being able to pull apart a song and hear its constituent parts,” he adds. “For our remix we imagined the kind of Balearic disco that you might find at Pikes or Despacio.”
Listen to the remixes below.
Additionally, last month Halsey shared a live performance video of the track “I am not a woman, I’m a god”.
In the live video, Halsey stares directly into the camera, singing along to the tune as strobe lights flash behind her. About halfway through “I am not a woman, I’m a god,” Halsey begins getting splattered with blood. By the end of the video, the artist is completely covered in blood for an eerie, stark moment.
Watch the performance below.
More about If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power:
“Everyone’s like, ‘Oh, it’s like this is a girl power album,’ and I’m like, ‘No, it’s not,’” Halsey says. “Also, not for nothing, but the lead single is ‘I Am Not a Woman, I’m a God’ — it’s not a girl power album. From the jump, I’m like, ‘I’m not a woman.’ I’m not saying any of that.”
If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power also boasts some huge names like Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham. The album also features contributions from legendary bassist Pino Palladino, drummer Karriem Riggins and more.
Additionally, with the album, Halsey shared an hour-long film experience of the same name. The film was written by Halsey and directed by Colin Tilley.
Lead photo courtesy of Lucas Garrido.