Warning: comprises clowns.
Foster the People dropped a inventive video for his or her latest single “Worst Nites” on Thursday (Nov. 15). Directed by frontman Mark Foster and The Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson, the video follows the real-life clown Richie the Barber on a virtually five-minute journey from a foul night time to a enjoyable efficiency.
The video opens in a room stocked with clown memorabilia. Richie, donning a large mustache, jumps off the bed and will get prepared for the night after his alarm awakens him.
He jumps on his unicycle and arrives at his office, ducking beneath his co-workers looming gazes on his option to a cubicle with the phrases “No clowning round” printed above it. He will get nervous and begins to sweat profusely, the skin-colored make-up on his face carrying off and revealing tattoos.
His co-workers get suspicious, and his boss tears off Richie's wig, revealing his neon-red clown hair beneath. They start to aggressively chase him down the road as he pedals away on his unicycle and thru a door.
When he stands up — now carrying his cooky clown apparel — he finds he’s on a stage. He tries to entertain the bored crowd in entrance of him with pin juggling, however then the enterprise folks catch as much as him.
Richie has a revelation when he realizes his co-workers copy his each transfer and yanks out a radio, getting them to hitch him in a colourful umbrella-twirling group dance.
The crowd cheers and throws roses. He walks away whistling, now within the gentle of day.
“We live in a world the place we’re engulfed in stress to evolve,” stated Foster in a press release. “This story is a metaphor for not being afraid to embrace who you actually are. There’s an immense freedom that comes with taking possession over what makes you distinctive.”
“Thank you for watching,” he added. “And sorry in case you hate clowns. We love them.”
Watch the band’s new video beneath.