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Duck Sauce’s ‘NRG’ Informercial Will Solve All Your Problems

Ducksauce NRG Video A-Trak Quack Armand Van Helden

Say what you will about Duck Sauce’s new album, Quack — when A-Trak and Armand Van Helden put their bills together to make a music video, it’s an event. Los Angeles director Dugan O’Neal (TV on the Radio, the Temper Trap, Matt & Kim) taps into the ’80s via an infomercial for the song’s titular product: “NRG,” a blue-green gunk that you can drink, spray, smear, or otherwise apply to your life in order to improve just about everything (warning: death may result). As host Jon Daly of Kroll Show posits to viewers at home: “You having trouble finding the beat? Now you can rock.” Revisit the “It’s You” clip on your way out. The “NRG” video premiered at BuzzFeed, who point out the song’s sample source: