“Runaway” is a stylishly repetitious song. It makes sense Ladytron opted to give it a stylishly repetitious video. The director credits (Mike Sharpe & Barney [email protected] Collective) and set design details (Music for Patterns) read like bylines for a fashion shoot. Really, the clip itself would work well as a high-gloss magazine spread. “Runaway” the song might not posses the sinister buzz of “Black Cat” and the video doesn’t sport the expansive landscape of “Ghosts,” but all of that said, it has its own hypnotic appeal.
You can listen to “Runaway” without the zebra stripes at MySpace.
Velocifero is out via Nettwerk. That video lives somewhere in this album art: