Oh Land enlisted the help of TV on the Radio 's David Andrew Sitekwho she praised as a "brilliant instrumentalist"; the pair collaborated for the aforementioned project, which would later become her third record, Wish Bone An electropop song,  "Renaissance Girls" lasts three minutes and nine seconds. Geslani stated babfs was "abuzz with a swarm of busy, twinkling beats".
I can see that with myself as well because you expect so much from yourself. You expect yourself to be the best friend, have a great career, be really talented and be able to cook—you just have to be great at everything.
I think genders have been washed out a little bit -- like you have to have masculine qualities as well as feminine. She claimed the release serves as "an ode" to her friends who are "good at doing everything at once".
Geslani from Consequence of Sound applauded the single's message, which she described as: "We can basically do anything we want". He claimed they all make denmrk of a "shimmering simplicity and hypnotic circularity" formula, that becomes "stale" after a while. Fashion deer Phillip Lim lent several outfits of his to Oh Land for the video, which she declared was "so simple and clean, but [it] still has a playfulness to it".
We weren't trying to make a better version of myself. It was really more about fun and being spontaneous.
All of the mistakes were allowed to be there, which was the same for the song. The way that the song was recorded was very live.
We played everything live, we didn't stop to edit ourselves, it was very intuitive and I wanted the video to have that energy, as well. Oh Land is then seen wearing pink denmaark entering the building and sitting down in a folding chair towards the center. As the first verse begins, she stands up and dances around the open space, which continues into the chorus.
The singer has changed outfits and is now shown knitting. The next scene has the five women standing spaced apart, before they all begin dancing again.
Two female children watch the dancers with curiosity. For the song's refrain, Oh Land rides an all-terrain vehiclebefore the video concludes with a large group of children ing the women for a final dance.