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The Heavy Get Down with the Dead in New Music Video

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Acclaimed UK garage-funk-rock combo The Heavy (whom you probably remember from their runaway hit single “How You Like Me Now?”) decided to pay tribute to old-school horror in their new music video for “Can't Play Dead,” the latest single from their third full-length album The Glorious Dead.
 
 
Using surreal stop-motion techniques reminiscent of the Brothers Quay with a touch of Tim Burton's macabre mischief, director Jason Willis created an homage to a half-dozen horror films, including Ed Wood's Plan Nine from Outer Space, the silent classic Nosferatu, the original Phantasm and even the Brazilian cult classic At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul. The clip depicts a creepy sorceress using voodoo dolls, magic potions and other occult goodies to raise a surprisingly well-dressed corpse while the band's skeletal alter-egos rock out from beyond the grave (and back again).
 
Check it out below!
 
 
 
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