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Phoenix drop 'Trying to Be Cool' video for the Creators Project: Watch it here

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Phoenix Review

For French electro-rock masterminds Phoenix, it never seems that being cool takes any effort.

Still, they managed to craft a track called “Trying to Be Cool” anyway, and they’ve paired it with an in-performance video that brings together all of the necessary elements for true coolness: Ladies in bikinis for no reason, guys blowing bubbles, cannons, a Marilyn Monroe tribute, an angry kid playing chess, solo ping pong, and a dance sequence straight out of Streets of Fire.

Check it out below:

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