Vance Joy’s Music Video For “Georgia” Takes A Touching Gay Turn

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Vance Joy, who’s getting ready to join Taylor Swift on her upcoming 1989 world tour, wails a haunting tune with “Georgia,” about a woman he’s loved and lost.

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But the accompanying video shows a battalion of soldiers in a deadly battle during some unspecified war. At one point, two soldiers are ambushed, and one of them is seriously wounded.

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When the brothers-in-arms realize he won’t make it, the scene takes a surprising turn—and we realize there’s a whole lot of backstory we missed.

Watch the full music video for Vance Joy’s “Georgia,” below.

 

h/t: Instinct