No Christina Hendricks, no space suits, no computer-generated alien landscapes — unlike Broken Bells’ official video for “The Ghost Inside,” this performance clip just features James Mercer, Danger Mouse, and a couple of backing players jamming on their tight-wound single in a Sirius XM satellite radio studio. If that music video was, in Mercer’s words, “like our song showing up in a stretch Hummer,” this clip is more like the guys jogging into town on foot. Turns out they sell the tune just fine without all those extras.
This clip comes from Broken Bells’ SIRIUS XMU Session, which airs July 8 at 9 p.m. EST on SIRIUS XMU (Sirius channel 26/XM channel 43). The duo will also be co-hosting that alt-centered station all next week in the afternoons. Will you be tuning in?
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