Hi-def gets dialed down low for JUNKIE XL’
s video for electro-anthem "Gloria"
) which makes its debut today at Youtube.com/JunkieXLOfficial
. Directed by John Christopher Pina (Kanye West, John Legend, Seal, Common)
and produced by Clean Sweep
, the video is a flashback to a 1990’s sitcom—authentic down to low-grade video, Guess cut-off jean shorts and a Chevy convertible--where a young student fantasizes a far more “smooth and refined” version of himself for the perfect weekend escape with the girl of his dreams. It features a cameo from JUNKIE XL
as a high-school teacher.
Check out the video right here!
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appears on JUNKIE XL’s
(Tom Holkenborg) new album SYNTHESIZED,
set for release on November 27
via Nettwerk Records
. This is his first album in four years
and the sixth full-length LP
in his 15-year career.
Other cuts on the album include “Off The Dancefloor,” “Love Machine”
(a track he produced with Tommie Sunshine
) and title track “Synthesized.”