Muse’s Knights of Cydonia

After getting used to the musical departures of the new Muse album, and then the shock that they were actually releasing Knights of Cydonia (what is essentially a surf rock song with a full 2:00 mostly instrumental opening and a Queen-style operatic vocals) as the lead single… I have to say that the video is amazing. Insofar as campy post-apocalyptic cowboy kung-fu videos can be amazing. Which they obviously can be. (Here’s a live version.)