Broken Bells: The Ghost Inside

A little late to the party on this one, perhaps, finding it as I did on Gawker’s sci-fi flavored branch, io9 which came upon it filtered through a few other websites, some of which even non-internet denizens might frequent.

A repost of a repost of a repost then, it still deserves mention here. The new video for The Ghost Inside by Broken Bells features the curvaceous Christina Hendricks as an interstellar would-be starlet as she seeks out fame and fortune. The story is straight out of a Philip K. Dick novel, while the space aesthetic has a decidedly Alien flavor. The metaphor may indeed be a little heavy-handed, but pithy is the order of the day when faced with such time constraints. It certainly it doesn’t keep the piece from being entertaining.

Oh yeah, the song isn’t bad either.

4 Responses to “Broken Bells: The Ghost Inside”

  1. Geoff Says:

    Nice “Low” getup at the end there.

    It all seems rather like a cobbled-together jumble of imagery we’ve all seen before though.

  2. Tracy Says:

    gawd she’s hot.

  3. Krazmo Says:

    It reminds me a bit of Charlie Stross’ novel Saturn’s Children, which is about a female lovebot android traveling the solar system in a cold, hard future, among other things.

    It’s awesome. You should read it.

  4. Allie Says:

    Gaaa! I like to imagine this as her epilogue to FireFly, she was just doing that assassin thing to make the down payment on her ship… love it!