KIDS WITH SUPERPOWERS IN RETRO NEW M83 MUSIC VIDEO
French electro-pop innovator M83 (AKA Anthony Gonzalez) might still be finishing his victory lap in celebration of today’s 9.1 Best New Music review over at Pitchfork, but he’s found time to post a great music video for “Midnight City”, the lead single from his mammoth new double album, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.
Much like the album itself, the Midnight City video is colored in a dream-like retro sheen. Directed by Fleur & Manu, it plays like the opening to a lost 70s Spielberg film, as a group of super-powered kids break out of school and run-amok in the woods. It’s everything X-Men: First Class should’ve (but never could’ve) been: