Christina Aguilera and A Great Big World have caught lightning in a bottle with “Say Something”. The simple, sparse ballad immediately struck a chord with listeners — jumping straight to number one on the iTunes chart and scoring radio adds across the board. The next step in its march to Billboard Hot 100 glory is a great music video and they deliver.
In keeping with the song’s soft and subtle tone, the visual is understated and classy. It centers around a bed and the universality of its occupants’ grief. Interspersed with those scenes is footage of the New York-based duo at the piano and Xtina looking utterly perfect in a sleek black dress. Grab a tissue and watch the emotional clip up top.
Is this destined to top the charts? Have your say in the comments below.
Get an eyeful of even more pop music coverage, from artist interviews to exclusive performances, on Idolator’s YouTube channel.
You might also like