Eminem, Bon Iver, and Florence and the Machine release new videos
Wednesday 24 August 2011
American indie act Bon Iver captures the beauty of Iceland in a new clip for "Holocene," while rapper Lil Wayne shows his sensitive side in the video for "How to Love." Eminem, Florence and the Machine, and OK Go have also released new videos in recent days, and Lindsay Lohan stars in a new clip for rock band Miggs.
Matt and Kim: "I'm A Goner" (featuring Soulja Boy and Andrew W.K.)
Indie pop duo Matt and Kim paired up with music artists Soulja Boy and Andrew W.K. in a new track called "I'm a Goner," just released for free, along with its video.
Bon Iver: "Holocene"
The clip for Bon Iver's "Holocene," taken from the band's self-titled album and followup to 2008's acclaimed For Emma, Forever Ago, was shot entirely in Iceland by the Australian director/photographer Nabil Elderkin.
The Weeknd: "The Birds (Part 1)"
Toronto R&B artist The Weeknd, the stage name of musician Abel Tesfaye, just premiered a new Black Swan-inspired clip featuring dancers and day-glo for his track "The Birds (Part 1)."
The Decemberists: "Calamity Song"
Indie folk rockers The Decemberists released their latest music video for a track from The King Is Dead depicting a group of kids playing the fictional game Eschaton from author David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest.
Eminem: "Lighters" featuring Bruno Mars
American pop crooner Bruno Mars joins rappers Royce da 5'9? and Eminem in a new track from their Bad Meets Evil EP, Hell: The Sequel, which will be officially released on June 14.
OK Go: "The Muppet Show Theme Song"
American pop band OK Go released a video for their version of "The Muppet Show Theme Song" from the Muppet tribute album The Green Album. The video revisits the band's breakout music video for "Here It Goes Again" with the trademark treadmills gone wild, as well as their other viral videos, including the Rube Goldberg maze of "This Too Shall Pass."
Florence and the Machine: "What the Water Gave Me"
Florence and the Machine just debuted the first single from their upcoming yet-to-be-titled sophomore album, a track called "What the Water Gave Me," along with its supporting video featuring footage of flamed-haired frontwoman Florence Welch donning an assortment of hipster outfits.
Lil Wayne: "How To Love"
Rapper Lil Wayne's heavy new video portrays the emotional struggles of a woman facing a life of prostitution, bad relationships, and single motherhood. The song is from his upcoming album Tha Carter IV. The video was set to premiere on MTV August 24 but leaked August 23.
The Flaming Lips and Lightening Bolt: "I'm Working at NASA on Acid"
Alt band Flaming Lips and noise-pop duo Lightening Band recently produced a joint EP of ambient sounds and psychedelic vocals, and the two bands just released a trippy video for the EP's lead track.
Miggs: "Let the Games Begin"
Florida-based rockers Miggs premiered a new clip starring actress Lindsay Lohan as a film star/street artist with a social conscious.
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