By Grady Smith
October 29, 2012 at 10:10 PM EDT

“Call Me Maybe” chanteuse Carly Rae Jepsen isn’t going down without a fight.

Her album sales may be disappointing, and her new single “This Kiss” might not be anywhere in the iTunes Top 200, but she’s determined to score another solo hit without the help of Justin Bieber or Owl City.

Jepsen dropped the video for her latest single “This Kiss,” and it’s every bit the 80s homage that the synthy song is. Filled with neon geometric backdrops, gaudy hairbows, and Jepsen’s standard patterned pants (or are they bedsheets?), “This Kiss” has us feeling like putting on our shoulder pads and driving to the club in our black Trans-Am. But does all the added flair make the hook any better? I’m not sure.

Watch the clip below:

Over to you, readers. Do you think the video will help “This Kiss” take off on pop radio, or is Carly Rae destined to flit away into obscurity?

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