When it comes time to invite one of our faves to a poker night, Madison Beer’s name is nudged lowly on the list. No, it’s not because there are others we’d desire before her, but if her newest music video for ‘Showed Me (How I Fell In Love With You)’ has anything to go by, she’d wipe the table! It’s what she does when playing against a wealthy businessman as she channels her inner vixen to intelligently study his moves before raking in the rest of his chips. All while wearing a signature black everything number: sunglasses, gloves, and even a corset! The twist is that she lights up her winnings in a blaze across Los Angeles’ skyline, only ever wanting to prove that she could be everything he is.
How did she study him? In an assortment of clips, Madison’s seen bettering her poker skills, with playing cards scattered across the tub and plush carpet. These playing cards aren’t just used in poker games, though. Let’s bring it back to the 14th century when mystical folk traded in their tarot cards for cartomancy, which predicted life events through the alignment of the cosmos and the 52-card deck.
We thought we’d bring a Madison Beer twist to cartomancy! Through the use of your intuition, we’ll give you a tune from our brunette bombshell, so the next time you open your musical streaming app of choice (looking for something to satisfy your needs until her next album enters the picture), you’ll know the first thing to listen to! The first step is choosing from five options: ace of hearts, six of hearts, three of spades, and king of diamonds. Which one do you feel most called to?
Ace Of Hearts
As one can suspect, when coming across a heart emoji, the symbol dives into all matters involving our feelings, whether they’re in the negative, which is when the ace of hearts is presented reverse, or (in this case) when upright, we are stepping into a rom-com! The honeymoon phase, if you will. It’s all about those first few moments of entering a new chapter in your life, and though it is relatively love-based, it can purely mean a new cycle.
If you felt drawn towards this card, your Madison Beer song of choice is ‘Teenager In Love,’ tucked into As She Pleases. Its intro holds the vibes of a vintage vinyl spinning on its axis, repeating, “You make me feel like a teenager in love,” as if we’ve gone back into the time of olden day courting. However, as the melody catches up, turning more modern, so does the fear voiced in the lyrics, scared that the delicate stage of her relationship will fracture, creating another heartbreak.
Six Of Hearts
Staying in the same realm of heart cards, the six of hearts calls on our nostalgia. Often that means thinking back on our childhoods, with its upright meaning bringing about a sense of naivety, thinking the happiness we felt in a past moment is hard to replicate! Although we should get out of that mindset, the card can also represent visiting familiar places in real-time, whether that’s your hometown or somewhere of importance for your inner child. Of course, at times, we can also feel disconnected from that part of ourselves, and that’s what the card means when flipped in reverse.
Out of Madison’s discography, the tune that has a grasp on her inner child is ‘Homesick,’ not only does it reference one of her fave TV shows (using a soundbite from Adventure Time), but it also talks about how she felt like an alien in her body – believing her sense of home was in space. This interestingly refers to ‘Showed Me (How I Fell In Love With You)’ as the song talks about falling in love with someone as you desire to find their favorable qualities in yourself because you are unsure of your worth.
Three Of Spades
We’re entering into the spades, and the three of spades brings about turbulence, usually from a change we never saw coming or a simple misunderstanding. The thing with both tarot and cartomancy is that because energy is constantly changing, sometimes, when this card flies out, it can be your chance to correct your path! If not, that turbulence may be longer, and it can head toward breakup city.
Madison’s most popular breakup anthem is, of course, ‘BOYSHIT,’ but it also plays in tune with taking things into your own hands. Starring as “the one that gets away,” she steps into her power by tossing “the man who can’t stop lying” aside, even teaching several girls their ‘BOYSHIT’ decodings in the music video.
King Of Diamonds
“Writing and making the video for ‘Showed Me’ was a really unique experience. This song samples The Turtles ‘You Showed Me.’ I’ve never used sampling or interpolation on a song before, but I’m always looking for new ways to experiment in the studio and pay homage to the classic sounds and melodies I loved growing up. This song is the perfect culmination of those things.”
Conjure the king of diamonds, and it’ll usually present the imagery of someone of high status. However, the ability to stay on top of their game is because they’re not someone you’d be friends with straight away – rather cunning and hot-headed! However, don’t let us steer you wrong, as it’s a good omen! Predicting something great is on the horizon and has to do with your finances.
When it comes to ‘Showed Me (How I Fell In Love With You),’ of course, the first thing we can draw a comparison to is the businessman in the music video who is slightly corrupt. Not only does his business continue to expand despite the possibility of criminal allegations, but his wife eventually tosses her ring into the poker game, obviously being in on his player ways. It also speaks to Madison’s drive to beat him at his own game!
10 Of Diamonds
Is it any surprise Madison came into her 10 of diamonds energy – an initiation of success – with this tune and music video? We think both of them are pretty great that we’ve had them on replay, and so has Madison, staging a projector photoshoot for the screening of the video.
Were we able to predict one of your favorite Madison Beer songs, or did it simply hold a message you needed to hear at the moment? Let us know through our Twitter @TheHoneyPop! Send us your thoughts on ‘Showed Me (How I Fell In Love With You)!’ We’re always in the mood to fangirl over Madison, and if you haven’t streamed this absolute banger yet, go quickly and do it here!
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