Music Video: Chandelier by Sia
This video has already blown up everywhere, and if you’re like me, you might have ignored the countless posts and recommendations filling up your Facebook walls. Mistake. It really is something, spectacularly choreographed by Ryan Heffington and directed by Sia herself and Daniel Askill. The video features 11-year-old Maddie Ziegler, found on the reality show Dance Moms, in a wig referencing the singer but also, you can’t help but flash on, Daryl Hannah’s Bladerunner character. Ziegler’s dancing is thrilling, and the song itself is a monster, with its big chorus and Sia’s vocal pyrotechnics kicking in unexpectedly and breaktakingly early. For a song you’ll probably hear all over the next few months, you could do a lot worse.