Madame Gandhi Releases “See Me Thru” Music Video

Madame Gandhi Celebrates Consistency In Love With “See Me Thru,” The Vibey New RnB Single And Video From VISIONS EP

Watch “See Me Thru” Here

Artist/activist Madame Gandhi kicks off a new year and decade with her new single “See Me Thru,” from her widely embraced Visions EP. The vibey, downtempo RnB song celebrates the idea of consistency in a world that is overwhelmed by distraction. 

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Directed by and co-starring real-life married couple Dejha Ti and Ania Catherine, the video for “See Me Thru” showcases the nuances of two women in love and brings to life the song’s message about sticking with a relationship and seeing it through to reap the benefits of commitment. 
In keeping with Madame Gandhi’s dedication to amplifying the voices of womxn, folks of color, and the queer community, the video was created by a female-led crew and features fashion by style partner Perfect Number, a Los Angeles-based femme brand whose tagline is “redifining femininity,” which is one of the underlining themes of “See Me Thru.”

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In the song, Madame Gandhi describes all the various ways she is committing to a deeper love. “I said come and live with me, I get so inspired by you,” she sings over a chill downtempo groove with her drums to the front. “Come share your complexity, and come and see me through,” she implores. Madame Gandhi explains,“‘See Me Thru’ is about seeing a relationship through. We are in a generation where we are bombarded with choice and with new ideas at an unprecedented rate! As a result, we move through ideas, jobs and people so quickly. This song is about valuing consistency – about seeing consistency as today’s new social currency. If the last decade was about spontaneity, I believe this decade will be about following up and doing what we say we’ll do.” Speaking on the holistic aspects of the song, Gandhi adds, “I wanted to write a song that celebrated lovers who are brave enough to go deep with their significant other, knowing the blissfulness that might be awaiting them on the other side.”  

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Reflecting this sentiment, the video shows a female couple tenderly exploring each other through touch intercut with shots of Madame Gandhi playing the drums and dancing. Regarding the music video specifically, Gandhi states that real-life married couple Dejha and Ania were the perfect team for this project. “I wanted to depict a sincere and deep love, and provide an alternative portrayal of queer femme love that is often shown in a vulgar or oversexualized way. I wanted to celebrate the nuances of touch, the moment where you lock eyes with someone and realize you’re in love with them, the push and pull that often emcompasses the phases of a relationship. We intentionally decided to exclude nudity and kissing from the video, so as to avoid the pornigraphic context in which nude female bodies often exist.”

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Part of Gandhi’s exploration of femininity includes partnering with fashion brand Perfect Number whose stated aim is to reexamine and subvert traditional gender roles and feminine dress codes. In the video, Madame Gandhi, Dejha, and Ania are all seen wearing Perfect Number pieces, reinforcing the theme of redefining femininity. 

In addition to releasing “See Me Thru,” Madame Gandhi is currently touring with morning dance party Daybreaker as the drummer for Oprah Winfrey’s 2020 Vision Tour. Gandhi is also a voting member of the Recording Academy and will be DJing the Grammy Museum Brunch on the eve of the 2020 Grammys.

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About Visions

Visions is Madame Gandhi’s enthusiastically received second installment in her EP trilogy which is dedicated to elevating and celebrating the female voice and kicked off with 2015’s acclaimed Voices EP. Read more about Visions in our press release here. Watch “Top Knot Turn Up” here. Listen to Visions here.

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Credits:

“See Me Thru” by Madame Gandhi

Directed by Dejha Ti and Ania Catherine

Producer: Eshia Alvarado

Executive Producer: Meera Gandhi

Featuring Madame Gandhi

with Dejha Ti and Ania Catherine

Director of Photography: Tara Violet Niami

Environmental Designers: Dejha Ti and Ania Catherine

Production Designer: Kendra Bradanini

Installation Artist: Amanda Maciel Antunes

Choreographer: Ania Catherine

1st AD: Madeline Hodges

1st AC: Paula Crichton

2nd AC: Sonia Hernandez

Wardrobe Stylist: Chanel Verdult

Specialty Wardrobe: Perfect Number, Bloke, United Nude, The Celect

Gaffer: Gonzalo Digenio

Grip: Hermexial Drexilus

Electrician: Jonas Schebauch

Swing: Lila Schmitz

Art Department: Stevie Rae Gibbs, Shane Bannon

Editors: Dejha Ti, Ania Catherine, Kiran Gandhi

Color and VFX: Dejha Ti

Madame Gandhi Hair: Lady SoulFly, Natacha Fontin

Hair and Makeup: Luca Buzas

Stills Photography: Djeneba Aduayom, Satsuki Mitchell

BTS Photography: Ariel Pomerantz

Craft Services: Gabriela Alvarado, Pamela Alvarado

Production Assistants: Andy Pancho, Anastasia Antonova, Julia Hays, Laurence Nocquet, Helena Burgero, Sara Barmada, Crys Ganatra, Christyona O’Sullivan, Aaron Azze, Tara Imperatore, Vivianne Serendipia, Alizabeth Alvarado

Special Thanks: Optimist Studios, Cameron Brainard, Matthew Seifnia, DW Drums, Desiree Masalehdan, James Cooper, Volt Lites, CFG Rental Group, Lensworks, Cheyanne Teia Figueiredo, Nathaniel Regnier, CenterStaging, Alvarado Lighting, Michelle “Frankie” Muñoz

Location: Optimist Studios

A Moonstruck Films and Operator production

Los Angeles, 2019

“See Me Thru”

Performed by Madame Gandhi

Written by Kiran Gandhi

Produced by Madame Gandhi, Caleb Stone, Black Noi$e, Anthony Saffery

Mixed by Neil Comber

Mastered by Piper Payne

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