ENTERTAINMENT
09/18/2013 10:12 am ET

MGMT's 'Cool Song No. 2' Video Features Michael K. Williams And A Bizarre Man Growing Scales

MGMT's latest video plays like an episode of "Breaking Bad." From sun-drenched desert shots to an assembly line of drug manufacturing, "Cool Song No. 2" feels like an ode to the expiring meth series -- or to gritty TV dramas in general, considering the video stars Michael K. Williams, better known as Omar on "The Wire" and Chalky White on "Boardwalk Empire."

The psychedelic-rock band's signature bizarreness is on full display in "Cool Song," which ends with Williams' plant hunter falling for a man mutated by the drugs Williams is responsible for synthesizing. Watch the trippy video, directed by Isaiah Seret (Raphael Saadiq, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros) and beautifully shot by cinematographer Bradford Young ("Pariah," "Ain't Them Bodies Saints"), below.

MGMT also unveiled a bundle of fall tour dates.

09/21 – Columbia, MD @ Virgin Mobile Free Fest
09/26 – Cologne, DE @ Live Music Hall
09/27 – Brussels, BE @ AB
09/29 – Stockholm, SE @ Cirkus
09/30 – Oslo, NO @ Sentrum Norway
10/01 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega Main Hall
10/03 – Berlin, DE @ AstraKulturhaus
10/04 – Vienna, AU @ Gasometer
10/05 – Munich, DE @ Kesselhaus
10/06 – Zurich, CH @ Komplex 457
10/08 – Paris, FR @ Olympia
10/09 – Hamburg, DE @ Docks
10/10 – Utrecht, NL @ Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn
10/12 – Glasgow, UK @ O2 ABC
10/13 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall
10/14 – Manchester, UK @ O2 Apollo Manchester
10/16 – London, UK @ Forum
10/19 – Dublin, IE @ Olympia Theatre
11/10 – Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/12 – St. Louis, MO @ TBA
11/13 – Madison, WI @ TBA
11/14 – Columbus, OH @ TBA
11/15 – Indianapolis, IN @ TBA
11/17 – Des Moines, IA @ TBA
11/18 – St. Paul, MN @ TBA
11/19 – Chicago, IL @ TBA
11/20 – Detroit, MI @ TBA
11/23 – Memphis, TN @ TBA
11/24 – Atlanta, GA @ TBA
11/27 – Washington, DC @ TBA
11/29 – Durham, NC @ TBA
12/02 – Philadelphia, PA @ TBA
12/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ TBA
12/05 – Boston, MA @ TBA
12/07 – Toronto, ON @ TBA
12/09 – Montreal, QC @ TBA
12/13 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
12/28-01/01 – Lorne, AU @ Falls Music and Arts Festival
01/03-04 – Busselton, AU @ Southbound Festival
01/08 – Osaka, JP @ TBA
01/09 – Nagoya, JP @ TBA
01/11 – Tokyo, JP @ TBA

FALL MUSIC PREVIEW 2013

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