PREMIERE: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Mosquito” | Video


I’m not sure exactly what it is that so gets me about this next video. Is it my ever increasing feeling of loathe that I have for mozzies? Or is there something subliminally sexual about the act of a mosquito drawing blood from human veins? Whatever it is, it’s quite the stomach turner. But let’s not take art’s place away from art. This B. Shimbe Shim directed video is very well done. And who thought that a mosquito could keep you engaged for just over three minutes in something that goes from a grotesque hypnotisation to a psychedelic trance by the time the crescendo kicks in. It’s all right here for you to see:

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