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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Halsey performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for dcp)

The yee-haw agenda is alive and well in Halsey’s “You Should Be Sad” video. This country-twinged kiss-off to a no-good dirty ex is a mix of Shania Twain (peep that “That Don’t Impress Me Much” cheetah print hoodie) and “Dirrty”-era Christina Aguilera, but it’s really all Halsey.

The video, directed by Colin Tilley, starts with Halsey making a visit to an underground honky-tonk where she two-steps this pathetic man right out of her hair. “I’m so glad I never ever had a baby with you,” she sings. “‘Cause you can’t love nothing unless there’s something in it for you.”

Halsey took to Twitter to talk about why she made a country song. “The most petty and heartbreaking songs all come from country,” she tweeted. “I wrote YSBS on my living room floor on my guitar. Lots of time in Nashville too.”

“You Should Be Sad” is off Halsey’s upcoming album, Manic, out January 17, which she promises will be a genre-bending release. “Every song has its own identity!” she tweeted after releasing her latest single. “I’ve always said ‘the album changes its mind as often as I do.'” Watch the NSFW video below.

Halsey will return to Saturday Night Live on January 25 with host Adam Driver.

She’s also going on tour this year; here are the dates:

6/2| Seattle, WA| White River Amphitheatre
6/4| Portland, OR | Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
6/6| Mountain View, CA| Shoreline Amphitheatre
6/7| Sacramento, CA| Golden 1 Center
6/10| Los Angeles, CA| Hollywood Bowl
6/13 | Phoenix, AZ| Ak-Chin Pavilion
6/15| Dallas, TX| Dos Equis Pavilion
6/16 | Houston, TX| The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
6/18| Charlotte, NC| PNC Music Pavilion
6/21| Cleveland, OH| Blossom Music Center
6/24| Atlanta, GA| Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
6/26| Detroit, MI | DTE Energy Music Theatre
6/27| Chicago, IL| Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
6/30| St. Paul, MN| Xcel Energy Center
7/1| Kansas City, MO| Sprint Center
7/3| Milwaukee, WI| Milwaukee Summerfest
7/5| Boston, MA| Xfinity Center
7/12| Toronto, ON | Budweiser Stage
7/15| Forest Hills, NY | Forest Hills Stadium
7/18| Holmdel, NJ | PNC Bank Arts Center
7/19| Columbia, MD | Merriweather Post Pavilion
7/22 | Tampa, FL | MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
7/24| Nashville, TN | Bridgestone Arena
7/25 | St. Louis, MO | Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
7/27 | Morrison, CO | Red Rocks Amphitheatre
7/30 |Salt Lake City, UT |USANA Amphitheatre
8/1 |Irvine, CA |FivePoint Amphitheatre

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