A$AP Ferg and Haim Recreate a ’90s Daytime Talk Show in ‘My Song 5′ Video
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Haim brought A$AP Ferg into the studio to give their track, ‘My Song 5,’ a makeover last month. Now the song’s accompanying video not only combines their talents but also features a number of special guests.
Directed by Dugan O’Neal, the visual recreates the daytime talk shows we remember from the early days of Sally Jessy Raphael, Maury Povich and Jerry Springer. With ‘Saturday Night Live’ comic Vanessa Bayer as the show’s host Dallas Murphy, each of the Haim sisters play a different role in the clip — from production assistant to a guest who admits that she’s turned on by mimes. As for A$AP Ferg, he’s brought to the stage by his girlfriend, who reveals she’s got her own girlfriend.
“Haim came to me with an idea I had been thinking about and trying to make for a few years,” said O’Neal, who’s also directed videos for Chromeo and TV on the Radio. “In other words, magic.”
As the video unfolds and shows the ins and outs of a talk show, you start to spot a few familiar faces like Grimes, Big Sean, Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, Ariel Rechtshaid and HAIM’S own parents playing members of the audience while Kesha plays a guest who’s in love with her cat.
Despite the dark undertone of the track, the video is the complete opposite, keeping you entertained and laughing from start to finish.