New music videos of the week: Daft Punk, Dr. Dre, T.I., Kings of Leon
Tuesday 14 December 2010
Daft Punk, Dr. Dre, and T.I. drop new music videos this week. Also, Kings of Leon spreads holiday anti-cheer with a new clip shot in the world's most depressing bar. Meanwhile, OK GO and friends parade through the streets of Los Angeles in their latest viral video.
T.I.: "No Mercy" feat. The-Dream
Rapper T.I. collaborated with singer/songwriter The-Dream in this new clip, filmed mostly inside a church, for the title track for his just-released album No Mercy.
Gorillaz: "Welcome to the World of the Plastic Beach" feat. Snoop Dogg
Donning a top hat and snazzy jacket, Snoop Dogg takes center stage in this clip from Plastic Beach, the third studio album by British alt-music outfit Gorillaz.
Daft Punk: "Derezzed"
On the heels of the release of the Tron: Legacy soundtrack, Daft Punk dropped the music video for their track "Derezzed," which premiered on MTV. The video features the French house DJs getting transported into a video game and entering the world of Tron.
Michael Jackson/Akon: "Hold My Hand"
This new video pays tribute to the King of Pop and is the first official single from Michael Jackson's posthumous album, Michael.
Scissor Sisters: "Invisible Light"
Evil clowns, funerals, and nightmares are the subject of this new clip by Scissor Sisters. "Invisible Light" is the latest single from the band's third studio LP, Night Work, due for release early next year.
Dr. Dre: "Kush" feat. Snoop Dogg and Akon
Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and Akon hit the L.A. club scene in this just-released video for the first single from Dre's decade-in-the-making album Detox.
Kings of Leon: "Pyro"
In this new clip for "Pyro," Kings of Leon performs in the corner of a seedy bar patronized by tragic drunks. The song is from their fifth studio album, Come Around Sundown.
OK Go: "Back from Kathmandu"
In the latest creation from viral video darlings OK Go, the band leads a musical parade through the streets of Los Angeles, complete with megaphones and glow sticks.
Broken Social Scene: "Texico Bitches"
Toronto indie rockers Broken Social Scene released a new video for their track "Texico Bitches," from their 2010 Forgiveness Rock Record. The clip features two rival gangs in face paint, cans of oil, and an intense wrestling match.
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