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

And you thought your last breakup was tough

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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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