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WATCH: New Interpol Video for “Barricade”

NYC rockers premiere clip full of images projected on women and other interesting things.

By: Eric Sundermann // August 27, 2010

Interpol just premiered a new video, for the song “Barricade,” which is the second track off the band’s self-titled September 7 album (read SPIN’s review here).

The video explores an interesting concept: that you can project images on pretty much everything, including women. Check it out below!

The clip, directed by Moh Azima, opens with band members standing out in a prairie landscape-but there’s a catch: Each member is actually performing in front of a rectangular-shaped backdrop, meant to blend into the landscape (maybe a barricade?). Then comes the image of lead singer Paul Banks’ head projected on woman’s bodies. “Thieves and snakes need homes,” he sings. “It starts to feel like a barricade that keeps us away / To keep us away, it kind of does.”

The first Interpol track, “Lights,” dropped earlier this summer and is full of women dressed in vinyl and syringes-so there seems to be a theme going on. Check out the video here and download the MP3 here.

Interpol recently expanded their tour through the fall. Check out dates here. Information to download and purchase “Barricade” is available here.

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WATCH: Interpol, "Barricade"