VIDEO FRIDAY: HOST – Taste of Your Love
The music by Irish singer/producer HOST is delightfully off-center, like if she took 80s-inspired, big chorus pop music and nudged it carefully over the edge. “Taste of Your Love” avoids the slick ways of current pop production and builds on classic, lush but slightly discomforting synth lines. This makes sense, because this is not a love song as HOST explains:
Have you ever had someone you really care about do something so idiotic that it makes you look at them in a completely different light? Taste of Your Love is that lingering bad impression that I just couldn’t shake, and everything built with this person, this solid foundation, just turned to quicksand. It’s sad really… this idiot, that you still adore nonetheless, has now forced you to cut them out and change your entire life.
The video matches the sonic experience. Like in her previous clip “Goodbye” she finds herself in some nightmarish, glittering establishment, where she is not treated nicely. Watch “Taste of Your Love”: