CocoRosie Dive Into Psyche of Tortured Clown for 'Gravediggress' Video

Third clip from 'Tales of a Grass Widow' was directed by Bianca Casady in France

Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

When CocoRosie first unveiled their "Gravediggress" single, we described the sister duo's vocal performance as "operatic and beautiful in a creepy singing porcelain doll sort of way." Now, the Casady ladies have paired that creepy doll with a creepy dancing clown. Bianca — the "Coco" half of CocoRosie — has directed a surreal and unsettling music video for "Gravediggress." Filmed in Southern France and spanning several seasons, the narrative follows a "loose journey thru the psyche of a lonely outcast who finds ecstasy and company in nature." The outcast in question is a morose clown who, when he isn't dancing wildly in the ocean, busies himself by daydreaming about a bizarre masked figure known as the "Gravediggress," who is played by Bianca and Sierra Casady's mother. If it sounds like a weird, abstract clip, well, that's because it is. Watch above and check out the other two videos filmed in support of this year's Tales of a Grass Widow LP: "After the Afterlife" and "Child Bride."

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