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Video Of The Week: Malajube

I probably should have already known about this group, but I'd never heard of the Canadian band Malajube before stumbling upon this new video for "Luna," from the group's latest album, Labyrinthes. It's absolutely mesmerizing. Great Beatles-y harmonies and an infectious melody, with some strangely dark imagery.

It's interesting to consider what this song would sound like without the video. I don't speak French, so I don't know what they're singing about, but the song itself seems much more joyful and upbeat than the video implies, so the images offer a nice contrast in tone, and add a little mystery to the tune.

Can you think of any other songs that take on a whole new feel or meaning because of a video?