Beyoncé takes the directorial chair as she experiments with visual effects and innovative lighting in the cinematic video for “1+1”. B’ gives watchers a sensual story of love for the intro off her 4 album that she’s referred to in the past as “my favorite song.”

You can catch Beyoncé performing at the MTV Video Music Awards live from Los Angeles this Sunday at 9PM EST

Directed by Beyoncé, Laurent Briet & Ed Burke

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