US Indie band Vampire Weekend have released a tennis-themed video for their upcoming single “Giving Up the Gun” from their latest album Contra. The video features cameos by actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, rapper Lil Jon, and Rza of the Wu Tang Clan, and the video is already on its way to cult status judging by the 50,000 views.
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The music video for Vampire Weekend's "Giving Up the Gun" video features a tennis-playing Jake Gyllenhaal and other guest stars, including the RZA and Joe Jonas.
On February 19, American band Vampire Weekend released a tennis-themed video for its single "Giving Up the Gun," off the chart-topping album Contra. Featuring cameos by actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Joe...
Vampire Weekend: Giving Up the Gun: Directed by The Malloys. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Lil Jon, Joe Jonas, Jenny Murray. Follows a female tennis player competing in an indoor tennis tournament.
The second video from Vampire Weekend's new album "Contra", out now and available at iTunes: http://www.itunes.com/vampireweekend/contraDirected by The Mallo...
Jake Gyllenhaal Channels John McEnroe For Vampire Weekend Video 'I basically changed into a tennis outfit, and I got down,' he tells MTV News of 'Giving Up the Gun' cameo. James Montgomery 05/13/2010
Music video. The video was released on February 19, 2010 worldwide and directed by The Malloys. The video intercuts between members of Vampire Weekend performing at an indoor tennis tournament officiated by RZA and a female tennis player (Jenny Murray, the goth girl in the "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa" video) competing in the tournament. They featured Whitetennisballs.com Brand white tennis balls as a company promotion.
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The song's music video, which centers on an unbeatable female tennis player, features guest appearances from Joe Jonas, actor Jake Gyllenhaal and rapper/producer RZA. The Malloys, who have worked with the Jonas Brothers in the past, directed the clip.
Ayoade’s first Vampire Weekend video, “Oxford Comma,” consists of one super-long take, inspired by Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave films.