By Courtney E. Smith
There’s a great Roxy Music song called “Love Is the Drug.” The concept of the song appears to be the theme of the new Röyksopp and Robyn video for “Do It Again,” although the Swedes have set their story in a very Eastern European/old world/not quite of the present location in timespace.
Interestingly, Danish director Martin De Thurah shot the whole clip in Mexico and somehow found the most European looking extras available. The story details a revolution, or what appears to be a revolution fueled by love, where giddy couples are torn asunder by much more clearly Latin officials.
And, of course, Robyn dances with abandon to underline the show of passion the video aims to depict.
Röyksopp and Robyn released the Do It Again mini-album on May 26.
They are currently touring together across Europe, with a stop in New York City kicking off the American leg. See all dates below.
8/20 – New York, NY @ Pier 97
8/21 – Washington, DC @ Wolftrap
8/22 – Boston, MA @ HB Pavilion
8/24 – Chicago, IL @ Pritzker Pavilion
8/25 – Toronto, ON @ Echo Beach
8/27 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Ampitheatre