Continuing in the long line of music videos filmed in abandoned buildings, David Bowie's "Valentine's Day" finds the rocker alone, angrily playing a tiny Steinberger guitar while singing about a school shooter. Despite a lack of plot or effects, it's a forceful film, thanks to Bowie's icy stares that evoke a more dapper Hannibal Lecter. Directed by Indrani and Markus Klinko, the stark visuals especially highlight the Thin White Duke's different color eyes, a condition he developed after being on the wrong end of a fist during a teenage fight over a girl.
The new video comes a day after Bowie announced he'll be releasing "Valentine's Day," the fourth single from his album The Next Day, as a 7-inch picture disc in August. Of course, the always-mysterious singer has yet to unveil what that picture will be.