Justin Bieber leaned into his Changes period on Saturday Night Live with a stunning — and illuminating — twist on his latest hit.
At first, it appeared that Bieber needed to kick off his third time on the SNL stage with an anticipated music in an surprising manner. Accompanied by cello, violin and acoustic guitar, the pop star started his first efficiency of the evening inside a large inexperienced dice with a stripped-down association of “Yummy,” his first single off his forthcoming album, Changes.
In a black t-sirt and saggy jade pants that matched his environment, Bieber saved it easy: he sang via the mellow slow-jam with solely strings for assist, however the chamber-pop method took a flip towards radio-ready R&B full with choreography as his accompanists had been changed by a crew of dancers. A highlight reworked the partitions of the dice right into a backdrop, which magnified the shadows of Bieber and his dancers for a mesmerizing visible to accompany the ultimate verses of the love music.
The inexperienced dice bought a nightclub-worthy improve for model new single “Intentions,” which had Bieber taking part in with shadows as an alternative of sunshine this time round — and as soon as extra with dancers in tow. Select phrases from the monitor’s lyrics popped in neon on the brick wall behind them as Bieber led the serenade, and he was joined by his collaborator, Quavo, who was all too joyful to roll via his bars and bounce to the beat alongside Bieber for the event.
Bieber’s Changes is about for a Feb. 14 launch.