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Lykke Li’s ‘Gunshot’ Might Be Her Most Depressing Music Video Ever

And you thought your last breakup was tough

Lykke Li took her last breakup really, really badly. On the song “Gunshot,” she compares a failed relationship to a bullet going through her head; for the track’s brand-new music video, the Swedish singer dons some ghostly makeup and performs a parking lot mourning parade that ends with her — surprise! — face-down in the concrete, convulsing from imaginary gunshot wounds.

Li’s third album in her trilogy about the emotional ups and downs of twentysomething womanhood, I Never Learn, was an underwhelming follow-up to her first two albums, but this Greg Kurstin-produced highlight gets some support here from a random pack of twerking dancers. After all, if a music video in 2014 doesn’t feature twerking, did it really happen?

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