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Måneskin’s Damiano and Ethan kiss in sexually-liberated ‘I Wanna Be Your Slave’ video

Gay kisses! Bondage gear! Spitting! General sex-positivity!

By Jamie Tabberer

Words: Jamie Tabberer; picture: RCA/Sony

Måneskin have dropped an explosively sex-positive video for their single ‘I Wanna Be Your Slave’ – and it’s teeming with gender-fluid style, as per.

The fearless clip sees the members kissing, sharing chewing gum, groping and spitting on each other, and posing in bondage gear.

We need Madonna’s take on it, immediately! 

Meanwhile, daring lyrics include “I wanna be your sex toy, I wanna be your teacher” and ‘I’m the devil, who’s searching for redemption.”

“I’m a curious man. I can wake up in the morning and…”

Måneskin – who formed in 2015 and busked on the street before finding fame – are comprised of Victoria De Angelis, Thomas Raggi, Ethan Torchio, and frontman Damiano David.

The new video’s LGBTQ inclusivity makes sense given at least two members of the band identify as non-hetero. In a February 2021 interview with a Corriere della sera magazine, Victoria described herself as bisexual, Thomas as straight, and Ethan as “sexually free.”

The mulleted Damiano added he’s “heterosexual, but I’m 22, I’m a curious man, I can wake up in the morning and…”

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Måneskin have gone from strength to strength since winning the Eurovision Song Contest before 180 million viewers in May. They’re currently number one on Spotify’s global top 50 songs chart with ‘Beggin”, which is amassing 7,472,902 plays a day.

Meanwhile, ‘I Wanna Be Your Slave’ is at number 11 with 3,745,305 plays a day.

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