The 'True Blood' actor plays a cult leader in the video
Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård, best known as vampire Eric Northman on HBO vampire series True Blood, stars in the video for Cut Copy‘s new single ‘Free Your mind – click above to watch.
The video, directed by Christopher Hill, sees a long-haired Skarsgård playing a bare-chested cult-leader figure on a commune. ‘Free Your Mind’ is the title track from the Australian electronic band’s fifth album, which will be released on November 4.
The single premiered at six specific locations worldwide in September, when fans were asked to visit selected billboards in Mexico City, Chile, Australia, Detroit, California and one in the UK at Blaneau Gwent in South Wales. When they were standing bear the billboard, they could open an app which would allow them to stream the track through their smartphones.
Cut Copy will embark on a world tour to coincide with the release of ‘Free Your Mind’ and will play a sold-out gig at London’s Oval Space venue on November 26.
The ‘Free Your Mind’ tracklisting is:
‘Free Your Mind’
‘We Are Explorers’
‘Let Me Show You Love’
‘(into the desert)’
‘In Memory Capsule’
‘(above the city)’
‘Dark Corners & Mountain Tops’
‘Meet Me in a House of Love’
‘Take Me Higher’
‘Walking in the Sky’