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St. Vincent Goes Under the Knife in “Los Ageless” Music Video

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St. Vincent Goes Under the Knife in “Los Ageless” Music Video

The new music video for St. Vincent’s “Los Ageless,” the second single from her upcoming album, MASSEDUCTION, is a vibrant, sci-fi satire of Hollywood superficiality. The video, directed by Willo Perron in partnership with Red Bull Music, finds singer-songwriter Annie Clark going to the extreme in her quest for Tinseltown perfection, enduring an ectoplasmic pedicure, swallowing slug sushi, and, in a nod to a scene from Terry Gilliam’s dystopian 1985 film Brazil, getting skin-stretching plastic surgery.

From a portable cassette tape player to a reference to Maxell’s iconic ad campaign, the ’80s are an apt visual touchstone for the retro-tinged synth-pop track, which might be St. Vincent’s poppiest single to date. “In Los Ageless, the winter never comes/In Los Ageless, the mothers milk their young,” Clark warns before admitting she can never leave. “How could anybody have you lose you and not lose their minds too?”

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St. Vincent’s MASSEDUCTION, the follow-up to 2014’s St. Vincent, drops October 13th on Loma Vista.