New Vogue-inspired video by Beth Ditto

Fans of Gossip frontwoman Beth Ditto have been eagerly awaiting her Simian Mobile Disco produced solo EP, which drops March 8th. We get a little taste right now with the release of its first video for I Wrote the Book.

Filmed in black and white by directed by Price James (Hercules & Love Affair, Peaches), most sources attribute some style elements to Madonna ala Justify My Love and bits of Vogue & Erotica, but I prefer to give props to the original vogue-ing NYC queens of color that most of us only know through the documentary Paris is Burning.

Either way there’s awesome dance moves, Beth in a bubble bath, and great fashion, as usual.

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