Muse 'Thought Contagion' by Lance Drake

Muse 'Thought Contagion' by Lance Drake
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If you thought Lance Drake's last video for Muse was a bit over the top... then reconsider. That one for Dig Down had a tough lady beating all the odds in a retro sci-fi world (with Muse's Matt doing a fair Max Headroom impression. But that was positively Bergmanesque compared to this one.  

Drake pulls off a proper 80s-tastic shock-horror blockbuster for Muse's latest off-the-scale rock operetta Thought Contagion. From the arcade game, privileged teenager with the unfeasible sports car turns out to have a vampire for a girlfriend that leaves him on a one way ticket to videogame doom. But not before a big, lovely nod to Thriller - and the Rocky Horror Show.  

And this one ends with Matt showing up in an even better car, as the ultimate 80s dude. Or possibly werewolf...


Lance Drake
Jeremy Hartman
Production Company
Eastern Block
Director of Photography
Todd Banhazl
Jerimiah Mayhew
Oshin Studio / Shed La
Warner Bros.

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