New music videos of the week: Mika's "Kick-Ass," 'The Runaways," Karen Elson

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Video premieres of the week include Mika's "Kick Ass," the title song from the upcoming comic book movie Kick-Ass starring Nicholas Cage, and "Stolen Roses," by model and singer (and wife of Jack White) Karen Elson. Also: Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart are Joan Jett and Cherie Currie in "Cherry Bomb," from The Runaways.

Karen Elson: "Stolen Roses"
On March 22, Rolling Stone premiered this video by singer and model Karen Elson off her debut album The Ghost Who Walks, which was produced by Jack White. Filmed in LA's Laurel Canyon, the video is a subdued clip of Elson playing her guitar in front of a fireplace. The Ghost Who Walks is due out May 25.

'The Runaways': "Cherry Bomb" with Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart
From the biopic The Runaways, this video features the two actresses, who use their own voices as Joan Jett and Cherie Currie of the 1970s all-female rock group. The Runaways is due out in general release in the US April 9 and will roll out internationally through September.

Mika: "Kick Ass"

On March 16, pop singer Mika premiered the album for his RedOne-produced song "Kick Ass," off the soundtrack for the film of the same title, which premiered at the South by Southwest Festival the same week. The video includes scenes from the film, about a teenage boy who decided to become a superhero. The full soundtrack is out on March 29.