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See Paris Jackson in the xx’s Sun-Drenched ‘I Dare You’ Video

‘Stranger Things’ actress Millie Bobby Brown, ‘Moonlight’ star Ashton Sanders also appear in trio’s latest ‘I See You’ clip

The xx enlisted Paris Jackson, Stranger Things‘ Millie Bobby Brown and Moonlight‘s Ashton Sanders for their new “I Dare You” video. The resulting clip is a sun-drenched, carefree ode to a fantasy of L.A., full of scenic views, fancy cars and chic outfits.

The action starts when a daydreaming student (Brown) misses the bus for school, freeing her up for a day of adventure. Along with Jackson, Sanders and a few other lucky L.A. natives, Brown ends up at a tiny poolside concert by the xx where the trio of Jamie Smith, Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim work through “I Dare You,” a sleek, chugging new-wave cut.

In a statement, the xx described their video as “our love letter to Los Angeles, a city close to our hearts where we wrote and recorded parts of our album I See You.” The clip was directed by Alasdair McLellan – who previously helmed the “On Hold” and “Say Something Loving” videos – along with Calvin Klein’s Chief Creative Officer Raf Simons. The xx called Simons “a hero of ours.”

I See You came out in January. Last Friday, the band released a deluxe edition of the record containing the three new tracks that had previously only been available on vinyl, and the group plans to return to the U.S. for a handful of shows in late September and October. 

In This Article: Paris Jackson, Stranger Things, The xx


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