Ingrid Michaelson Girls Chase Boys Video Slams Gender Stereotypes In Music

18/02/2014 15:42 | Updated 20 May 2015

Ingrid Michaelson's 'Girls Chase Boys' is going against the gender stereotype grain. These days, most music videos are packed full to the brim with scantily clad girls. We're kind of bored of it.

Ever since Robin Thicke started bumping and grinding on the scene with a harem of naked women, we've been desperate to see something different.

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That's where Ingrid comes in.

The singer's latest music video for 'Girls Chase Boys' aims to highlight sexism in the industry and question gender stereotypes.

Based on Robert Palmer's 1988 hit 'Simply Irresistible' - which sees a group of heavily made-up women gyrating behind the male singer - Ingrid's version is refreshing change from twerking.

"No matter who or how we love, we are all the same," she told Entertainment Weekly. "The video takes that idea one step further, and attempts to turn stereotypical gender roles on their head. Girls don't exclusively chase boys. We all know this. We all chase each other and in the end we are all chasing after the same thing: love."

Watch the full video here:


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