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Happyness

If you're a fan of dark, incredibly dry, wry humor, you've just found Happyness.

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All Songs TV

First Watch: Damien Rice, 'Hypnosis'

Intricate animation suits this song, which uplifts, encourages, chastises and mourns.

In the video for "Wildest Dreams," Taylor Swift and Scott Eastwood act out the story of a love affair set in Africa (although her scenes were filmed in California). YouTube hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Director Of Taylor Swift's New Video Defends His Work

"Wildest Dreams" depicts a love story set in Africa, circa 1950, the director notes. It did not have a political agenda, and did have people of color in front of the camera and on the creative team.

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Mitski

Mitski's music is dark and even scary, but glimmers of beauty peek through.