TVOTR Revive Virtual Reality in New Clip

110322-tvotr.png
TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe in 'Will Do'
WRITTEN BY
Kevin O'Donnell

TV on the Radio's "Will Do" - the lead single from the forthcoming Nine Types of Light - is one of the prettiest romantic ballads the group has ever recorded, and now the Brooklyn art-rockers have released a video to go along with it, although it's not exactly what you'd call warm-and-fuzzy.

In the clip, directed by Dugan O'Neal, TVOTR go retro by sporting virtual reality gear that looks like it was leftover from a CES Tradeshow in 1995. The plot, which finds Adebimpe yearning for a lost lover, is somewhat similar to Leonardo DiCaprio's search to reconnect with his children in Inception, but there are loads of nifty sci-effects that make "Will Do" worth a repeat viewing or two.

Play

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Emay — MAIR " 04:09
  • 2 Grooms — Doctor M " 06:09
  • 3 The Suffers — Make Some Room " 04:34
  • 4 KLOË — Grip " 03:24
  • 5 Dead Right! — Rising Tide (Saint Motel Remix) " 03:17
  • 6 Howardian — Be Fruitful " 02:03

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