LCD Soundsystem Swap One “Drunk Girls” Video For Another


Though the initial, anonymously-made video for “Drunk Girls” was a kind of atrocity of date rape and Girls Gone Wild creepy college hedonism, and surely drove James Murphy crazy with its irony-free take on a song that is nothing if not joyfully sarcastic, at least the unofficial video’s brief existence (it’s since been taken down) has given LCD Soundsystem something to push against. Hence this sanctioned, official video, in which the people abused via duct tape, spray paint, megahorn, and good old-fashioned hand to hand violence are the same people who made the song in the first place. It’s like meting out cosmic justice on yourself: they did not make that first “Drunk Girls” video, but they will apologize for it anyway.