Music Video: "Overpowered," Roisin Murphy

The ex-Moloko singer's new video takes high fashion down a notch.

By Salon Staff
June 15, 2007 8:40PM (UTC)
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From former Moloko singer Roisin Murphy comes this video for "Overpowered," her newest single. Directed by Jamie Thraves, and featuring Murphy, the video's real star is an over-the-top checkered haute couture outfit with an accompanying plastic hat. As Murphy leaves her concert, sidling down a grimy alleyway and boarding the bus, the get-up becomes a ridiculous counterpoint to her grimy surroundings -- and a subtle metaphor for fame, femininity and pop-star narcissism.

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