As you probably noticed upon logging onto this website today, M.I.A. went the full website-take-over route for the unveiling of a new short film. The nine-minute, Romain Gavras-directed clip, which is soundtracked by “Born Free”, the apparent first single from M.I.A.’s yet-to-be-titled third studio album, looks like something you’d see on HBO. In the simplest of terms, police attempt to round up all red headed children so that they can execute them. It’s some pretty intense, totally NSFW stuff, and if anything, it should fill your Monday quota for blood, violence, and depression.
If you haven’t done so yet, you can check it out here.