Scissor Sisters’ new single, “Shady Love,” arrived today, sounding destined to be a 2012 dancefloor/pop radio favorite. But before you hit the club or attempt your first steering-wheel-drum-jam-along, you’re going to want to catch its new music video. Directed by Hiro Murai, the clip’s concept is based on a wonderfully odd play by the fictional “Northwest Lake Elementary School,” complete with Madonna and President Obama masks, a kid lip-syncing as Jake Shears, baffled parents, and choreography galore.
In short, this is a great way to kick off the year with what’s sure to be an enduring, memorable clip over the next few months. Check out the tune below: