New music videos of the week: Weezer, Bruno Mars, and Kings of Leon
Tuesday 14 September 2010
Surfer Blood, Kings of Leon, and Weezer released much-talked about new clips this week. Also: Bruno Mars, The Cribs, Interpol, Maroon Five, Florence and the Machine, and Korean all-girl pop band 2NE1.
Surfer Blood: "Floating Vibes"
Indie rockers Surfer Blood debuted their new video for the single "Floating Vibes," from Astro Coast, featuring members of the band spoofing TV news anchors and infomercials.
To promote their eighth full-length album, Hurley, Weezer released a new clip that doubles as an homage to backyard skateboarding.
Bruno Mars: "Just the Way You Are"
Weeks before dropping his first album, Doo-Wops & Hooligans, American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars released a flirty new video for his single "Just the Way You Are," which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100.
Kings of Leon: "Radioactive"
Nashville's Kings of Leon released a video for the new single from their forthcoming Come Around Sundown, set to be released October 18.
Swedish band Junip dropped a new clip for the single "Always" from their album Fields, released on September 13.
Enrique Iglesias: "Heartbeat"
Spanish pop singer Enrique Iglesias just released a video for his dance pop single "Heartbeat," from the bilingual album Euphoria and featuring Pussycat Dolls lead Nicole Scherzinger.
The Cribs: "Housewife"
Four-member English indie rock band The Cribs donned zombie attire to create the new video for their single "Housewife."
Punk revivalists Interpol released a new clip for their single "Barricade," from their fourth and self-titled album released in early September.
Maroon Five: "Give a Little More"
Los Angeles rock band Maroon Five created a new video to promote their just-released single "Give a Little More" from the upcoming Hands All Over, their third studio album set to be released September 20.
2NE1: "Clap Your Hands"
South Korean girl pop group 2NE1 is out with a new video for their track "Clap Your Hands" from the album To Anyone, their first full-length LP, released on September 8.
Charlotte Church: "Back to Scratch"
British classical crossover pop singer Charlotte Church debuted a new video for her single "Back to Scratch" from her sixth studio album of the same title, set to drop November 1 - five years after the release of her last studio album, Tissues and Issues.
Florence and the Machine: "Heavy in Your Arms"
The British pop artist known as Florence and the Machine just released a new video for her single "Heavy in Your Arms," featured on the official soundtrack for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third film in The Twilight Saga.
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