Yeah Yeah Yeahs Squish the ‘Mosquito’ – Rolling Stone
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Squish the ‘Mosquito’

Bug feasts on a boy’s hand in literal new clip

The new video for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' "Mosquito" – the title track from their latest LP – is as simple and amazingly bizarre as it is literal (and, for good measure, just a little cringe-worthy). The clip features a closeup of a digital mosquito feasting upon a hand that belongs to the young lad featured in the picture-in-picture box, who does some fairly adorable lip syncing to Karen O's shrieking refrain of "Suck your blood, suck your blood!" As the song builds to its conclusion the bug grows fatter and begins to radiate every color of the rainbow – at least until the giddy boy unleashes a firm slap, reducing his tormentor to bloody goop.


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