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 mel chanté and friends seated on a lawn, still from music video.

shades by mel chanté



poet, writer, author mel chanté shares an original poem from her debut poetry book 
brown butter. a collection of affirming words and poems for self-love, worth, expression and healing. the film and single shades' feature mel in a dress #foundatbeacons and everyone else in the video is also wearing secondhand clothing to project the importance of sustainability. 


mel chanté and friends seated on a lawn, still from music video.

mel on a bicycle.

mel chanté and friends standing, still from music video.


you can tune into mel’s poetry on spotify, apple music, tidal, youtube, soundcloud + all other platforms for an intriguing, thought-provoking experience.




directed and shot by timothy smith
co-created by dominique drakeford
track produced by franky payne
original poem writted by mel chanté from her debut poetry book brown butter
 
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