Fresh off their excellently over-the-top Pitchfork Fest set, Spiritualized’s Jake Chapman-directed video for “You Lie You Cheat” is a tad more kinetic than the “Soul On Fire” clip that found a silver-clad J. Pierce rolling on the icy/dusty ground and prostrate in a hospital bed. Actually, even if all this video’s shaky P.O.V. shots give you motion sickness, its trek to the 13th floor and back ends with the protagonist in a similar situation as its sleepier, sleeker predecessor.
To recount: “You Lie You Cheat”‘s character literally cheats death, ends up lying on the concrete. Very literal of you, J.
Songs In A&E is out on Universal/Spaceman.