Video Roundup: New Clips From Weezer, MGMT and Kelis

March 30th, 2010 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

Weezer unveiled the clip for “I’m Your Daddy,” the latest single from Raditude, on MySpace Music and today. While Rivers Cuomo and gang have relied on YouTube all-stars, doppelgangers and Muppets in the past, “I’m Your Daddy” finds just Weezer themselves rocking out onstage and hanging out backstage in handheld footage and fan animation.

“The video features a dense attack of classic Weezer moments from the last year of touring and other activity, culled from many sources including footage shot by yours truly while traveling with the band,”’s Karl Koch writes on their official site. “There are lots of surprises, as well as recognizable moments from everything that’s been happening lately, right up to This January’s epic show at FSU.” Look out for cameos by Paramore’s Hayley Williams, Kenny G and Sara Bareilles.

Also out today is MGMT’s “Flash Delirium,” the duo’s first “single” — the band previously vowed not to release any true singles — from Congratulations. View the clip over onWho Is MGMT?. The video, directed by Andreas Nilsson, finds the MGMT boys attending a “Welcome Home” party for Ben Goldwasser with a crew of old military folks at a mansion. It starts off weird, then gets even stranger when the ventriloquist dummies start singing and finally climaxes when a General rips a giant sea snake out of Goldwasser’s throat. It’s all very Naked Lunch, but to anyone who has seen Congratulations‘ zany album cover, it’s what we’ve come to expect from MGMT.

Finally, we have Kelis’ new video for the David Guetta-produced “Acapella.” Following the birth of her son with Nas, Kelis is light years away from the yard where she used to serve the boys milkshakes in “Acapella,” occupying the Gaga galaxy with a mix of futuristi...

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily


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