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MGMT Festival Hall, Melbourne Australia
Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Joanna Newsom A Bad Mom In MGMT Video

By Tim Cashmere
Fri, 05 Jun 2009 06:34:38 +1000

MGMT have finally made a video for their ten month old single ‘Kids’ and the star of the clip is none other than Joanna Newsom.

The video shows Newsom taking on a trashy bad-mom persona reminiscent of those trashy articles on Britney Spears’ mothering abilities.

The kid is being taken around by Newsom through a barrage of monsters that supposedly only he can see. My personal favourite is the one with the phallus (I’m not sure if it’s a turd, a hot dog or something else entirely...) sticking out of his eye.

It’s not all indie stars and monsters though, there is also some bizarre animation and a somewhat disturbing shot of the band performing in the middle of the forest.

On a posting on the band’s official website, they say this is the first song they ever wrote back in February 2003, and the idea for the video has been around for a year.

Check out this six minute epic right here:

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