Donna Missal gives fans a live performance video for her song “Let You Let Me Down” off her sophomore album Lighter. The emotional live performance video was directed by Rodrigo Inada who also directed Donna’s “How Does It Feel” music video last year.
“I reached out to Rodrigo on Instagram DM over the summer while quarantined, and asked if he would want to make something together despite my being in L.A. and him being in London,” explains Donna Missal. “The relationship through our devices became the context of the things we made together. Rodrigo directed this video over Facetime, and screen sharing in real time, while my band and I performed the song. I wanted to do something live in the absence of touring, but with the intention of reinterpreting what it meant to perform live, in a time where we can only experience it through a screen. Rodrigo really understood that.”
During the release of Lighter I caught up with Donna via Zoom for an in-depth interview talking about the creative process for her masterpiece. Watch the full interview below.