Watch Karen O's Slimy 'Strange Love' Lyric Video

Nicole Sia WRITTEN BY
Nicole Sia

Karen O composed a poppy little calypso ballad called "Strange Love" for Tim Burton's Frankenweenie, and of course its lyric video stars the film's gruesomely adorable stop-motion animation characters. Beyond that, there's not much new to see here. A few clips from the trailer get spliced in, and the slimy green lyrics ooze in and out, so listeners are left to home in on just how much the frontwoman cribbed from Mikey & Sylvia's single "Love is Strange," as made famous by Dirty Dancing. (Yeah, yeah, yeah, we said it.) That one's included below for your comparative exploration.

Play

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Valentino Khan — Make Some Noise " 03:43
  • 2 The Range — Rayman " 03:34
  • 3 Twin Peaks — Strawberry Smoothie " 02:24
  • 4 Jessie Ware — Share It All " 04:18
  • 5 Rustie — Attak (feat. Danny Brown) " 03:01
  • 6 M.I.A. — Gold " 01:48

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA