Supermodel

Album: yet to be titled (2022)
Charted: 43
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  • Here, Måneskin imagine a '90s supermodel, basing her on some characters they met during their stay in LA. "At times we were surprised yet intrigued to find how people cared so much about the idea of 'celebrity' and status, obsessing over their looks and connections," the Italian band explained in a statement.
  • The supermodel character they came up with was an enigma: cool, fun and social, yet troubled and sad with a cocaine addiction. "In a way you love her, because she knows how to have a good time, but you also want to avoid her, because she might get you into trouble," Måneskin explained.
  • Måneskin wrote the song in LA with American songwriter Justin Tranter, Swedish producer Max Martin, former member of Max Martin's Maratone music production company Rami Yacoub, and Danish producer Sylvester Sivertsen.

    The "I Wanna Be Your Slave" hitmakers teamed up with Max Martin after they met him at their first LA gig in November 2021. The Britney Spears and The Weeknd producer knew of Måneskin because of their 2021 Eurovision success and agreed to work with the Italian band on their first post-Eurovision album.
  • Måneskin performed "Supermodel" live for the first time during the Eurovision Song Contest final on May 14, 2022. They held the competition at the PalaOlimpico in Turin, Italy, following Måneskin's victory in 2021.
  • Måneskin filmed the song's chaotic music video in London with directors Bedroom projects (The 1975) and Ben Chappell (Arctic Monkeys, Nine Inch Nails). The clip pays tribute to the band's favorite movies from the '90s. "We tried to capture a cinematic vibe about an enigmatic character in the track and we wanted the visual to reflect that," the band said in a statement. "After we came up with the idea, we worked closely with the directors and Ben to recreate frame shots and sequences from our favorite '90s films. We had so much fun filming it in London, playing funny scenes that reminded us of a detective B-movie."

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