Forget what Black Swan did to make ballet entertaining. In Florence and The Machine’s new video for “Spectrum”, Ms. Welch, with a badass haircut and some choice bodysuits, commands a legion of ballet dancers decked out like little white birds and mighty Egyptian pharaohs. Everyone spins and curtsies, with the whole affair building into this extravagant, quasi-sexual number where Flo herself is nearly consumed by her followers, including a Mini-Florence that’s only slightly creepier than it sounds. Watch the video below; oh, and make sure to move your desk when you practice your pirouettes.
Florence and The Machine’s sophomore album, Ceremonials, is out now via Island/Universal Republic.