Katy Perry's a damsel in distress, Fiona Apple plays kooky zookeeper, and Daniel Radcliffe trades his real-life sobriety for a boozy onscreen breakdown in the latest crop of music clips

By Leah Greenblatt
Updated June 29, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT

Katy Perry, ”Wide Awake”

The California Gurl’s teenage dream has curdled in this dark-toned fairy tale. Its goth-snazzy gloss works better, perhaps, as an ad for Once Upon a Time than a divorce metaphor. B

Slow Club, ”Beginners”

Boy wizard gone bad! Daniel Radcliffe, looking like he just came off a five-day bender in Margaritaville, pours his battered psyche out in a bar to the U.K. duo’s angst anthem. A-

Maroon 5, ”One More Night”

Aspiring boxer Adam Levine is too busy training to notice that his relationship with the knockout in his own house (that would be pillow-lipped actress Minka Kelly) is on the ropes. B

Fiona Apple, ”Every Single Night”

Cow brains, crocodiles, an octopus for a hat — would you expect less from our wonderfully fruity friend? It’s all surreally striking, if also a little ”No lunch for me today, thanks!” B+