Charli XCX and Troye Sivan are providing up endless nostalgia with the music video for their new collab “1999,” together with a sure scene from an Oscar-winning movie involving a ship sinking.
Sporting a purple wig and a black-and-white gown, the British songstress conjured Kate Winslet’s timeless look within the Titanic scene on the ship’s bow. Naturally, Sivan has his arms round her, simply as Leonardo DiCaprio did as they appear out from the ship’s bow.
But that’s hardly the one 90s reference that makes the lower within the video for the infectious observe, Charli additionally channels Steve Jobs in wire-rimmed glasses whereas clutching a throwback Apple monitor on her lap. She additionally embodies Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopez for a recreation of TLC’s “Waterfalls” music video. She saved the enjoyable coming with a hilarious sequence that’s positively paying homage to the Spice Girls as nicely. And sure, she took on all 5 elements.
When the reins are handed to Sivan, he treats viewers to segments paying tribute to Backstreets Boys and Eminem music movies whereas delivering his verse!
Here’s among the different moments referenced within the video: American Beauty, Sketchers commercials, Marilyn Manson and Rose McGowan’s unforgettable purple carpet stroll, The Sims, The Matrix, N’Sync, The Blair Witch Project, Hanes commercials and the smooth drink Surge.
Check out the music above and see what number of ’90s nuggets you acknowledge.