The Netherlands: Anouk honours iconic women with “It’s a new day” music video

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Dutch artist Anouk has released her latest single It’s a new day. Dedicated tot the power of women, Anouk portrays various iconic female figures in the official music video.

Following the single Million dollar, Anouk has released the second single of her forthcoming new album, continuing her collaboration with electropop artist Thomas Azier who produced the track. It’s a new day is dedicated to female courage and empowerment, and the positive influence of women in all cultures. In the music video, Anouk portrays a host of contemporary and historical women from various ethnic backgrounds, honouring their significance.

Anouk states:

For my new music video I have chosen to portray a number of iconic women. Some of these women are the first to be acknowledged in their field of expertise, some had the courage to stand up for themselves and take the first step towards gender equality and some are present day leaders and activist, but there is one thing they all have in common: they all fight for what they believe in and therefore set a great example to today’s society and are an inspiration to young girls all over the world.

Women portrayed by Anouk are:

Marina Abramović, Jeanne d’Arc, Jacinda Ardern, Tarana Burke, Coco Chanel, Marie Curie, Princess Diana, Amelia Earheart, Emma González, Audrey Hepburn, Frida Kahlo, Mona Lisa, Wangari Maathai, Meghan Markle, Nefertiti, Michelle Obama, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Florence Nightingale, Naomi Parker, Rosa Parks, Sally Ride, Wilma Rudolph, Margaret Thatcher, Mother Teresa, Sojourner Truth, Serena Williams and Malala Yousafzai.

The music video was directed by Victor D. Ponten with cinematography by Daan Bukman. Production company was the New Amsterdam Film Company.

Anouk at Eurovision 2013

Anouk Teeuwe (The Hague, 1975), one of the most popular and successful female rock artist of the Netherlands, represented her country at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden. With her dark ballad Birds she ultimately reached a respectable 9th place in the Grand Final, earning 114 points.