The Strokes frontman appears as himself and a puppet in the promo
Daft Punk have released a teaser of the video for their track ‘Instant Crush’, featuring a puppet version of Julian Casablancas of The Strokes.
‘Instant Crush’ is the latest single to be taken from ‘Random Access Memories’ and the full video is expected to be revealed shortly. In the meantime, a short clip can be seen above via a news report on French TV. In it, Casablancas is seen performing the song dressed in a black leather jacket, alongside a scene in which his puppet version dressed in Napoleonic clothing sings to a female puppet.
Daft Punk recently released details of a ‘Random Access Memories’ deluxe boxset. The set will be priced at £175 and is believed to be ready to hit shelves in time for Christmas. It will feature a special edition 180 gram double vinyl of the album and a 10-inch vinyl, plus a host of memorabilia and collectibles including a 56-page cloth-bound hardcover photo book of images the recording sessions.
‘Random Access Memories’ was originally released on May and recently had its record as the UK’s fastest-selling album of 2013 beaten by One Direction. The boy band’s third album ‘Midnight Memories’ sold more than 237,000 copies in its first week of release in November, overtaking ‘Random Access Memories’, which sold 165,000 copies during its first week sale in the UK back in May.