New Yeah Yeah Yeahs Video – “Skeletons”

Amrit Singh | January 26, 2010 - 1:14 pm

Almost a year after we first heard It’s Blitz, its “Maps” moment gets lovely video treatment. Karen, Brian, and Nick (dis)appear in the clip as wispy, diaphanous ghosts, or angels, an ethereal effect director Barney Clay achieved by projecting images of the band on plumes of smoke. In its accompanying making-of featurette, Karen tells us she wanted something to fit the vibe of the song, which the band wrote during a snowstorm “so it’s very wintry feeling.” True to that, it might give you the chills. Watch:

Watch them spin around and rise out of the ground in this making-of:

It’s Blitz is an album.