Jena Rose Channels “The Queen’s Gambit” in New Single “Checkmate”
âRelationships and failures have a lot more in common than I thought, until I have one that wakes me up,â Jena said in a statement. “‘Checkmate’ is a tribute to all the girls who had to act strategically to protect their hearts.”
Fans of the Netflix series with Anya Taylor-Joy are sure to be obsessed with this music video, which channels the ins and outs of chess! Jena’s three-minute visual shows her longtime fascination with the game as she plays with her onscreen love to open the video, which was produced by Veronique Zelle. As the song progresses, the singer is dressed in a yellow dress while singing her new track while standing on a giant chessboard. In addition to her stunning voice, the music video for âCheckmateâ also features Jena showing off her stunning fashion sense while rocking black shorts and a silver corset in one scene, and a transparent black bodysuit in another.
At the end of the video, Jena is sitting on a massive throne with a dazzled crown on her head, which means she has finally said goodbye to her former lover.
“The song, in general, took a lot of influence from The Queen’s Gambit. I watched this show, along with so many other people, during COVID. I was so inspired by the power of girls. Chess is one of the only sports where men and women are on the same playing field, âshe said. American songwriter on the track last month. âI thought about how I could apply this to music. The game of chess is so strategic and this game is so tied to our relationships. “
“Checkmate” – written by Nick furlong and produced by Chapters – is just one track from Jena’s upcoming EP, Baby maybe, which is expected to be released later this year. In 2020, the musician killed the world with her former single “Forever Yours” featuring Casper magico, which was featured in the Netflix movie Work it, who played Sabrina Charpentier, Jordan fisher and Liza Koshy.
And what can fans expect in Jena’s future? Lots of new music! As the world continues to open up in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, she also intends to take the stage and hit the road on tour.