Staunch in time for the spookiest week of the three hundred and sixty five days, Conan Grey has dropped a brand new video that begs the question: Would you continue to exist if all of your exes all straight away grew to change into zombies on Halloween eve, stupid-location on successful you lend a hand?
That is the wretched scenario Grey faces in „Maniac,“ which co-stars The Kill of the F***ing World actress Jessica Barden. Collectively, they are making an strive to fend off her ex-boyfriends, who all occupy stereotypical high school nicknames: The Meathead, The Nice Guy, The Art work Boy, and The Dreamboat. The cinematic clip will pay homage to apprehension classics admire Break of day of the Dreary and Zombieland — with a minute of Michael Jackson’s „Thriller“ thrown in — however Grey lightens up the action with his suave dance sequences.
As for the tune itself, „Maniac“ is an complete ’80s fever dream, marked by vibrant synths and Grey’s quirky lyrics a pair of fickle ex who leaves him simultaneously amused and hurt. „Uncover your complete associates that I’m crazy and force you inflamed … So, why produce you call me and declare me you’d like me lend a hand? / You maniac,“ he sings on the hook, with an see roll and a smirk.
Look „Maniac“ under, and plight the video as it airs nowadays on mtvU and MTV Dwell.
In a pronounce in regards to the brand new tune, Grey mentioned, „I wrote ‚Maniac‘ within the bathe after getting a stupid night inebriated yelp textual roar from my ex. They’d been working at some point of town telling all americans that I used to be some freak who wouldn’t leave them alone when if fact be told, they were the freak. They were the one acting admire a maniac — sending bizarre unhurried-night texts and showing up at my presentations unannounced. I belief it used to be hilarious and all my associates had dealt with the same thing, so I decided to jot down a cathartic submit ruin-up tune devoted to psychotic exes.“
The 20-three hundred and sixty five days-weak singer also detailed the „Maniac“ tune video, announcing, „I needed all americans’s worst nightmare to approach lend a hand actual — your complete exes getting lend a hand from the stupid to hold-out you multi function night. „Evening of the Residing Exes,“ if you happen to will. … I belief it can be enjoyable to showcase all of the stereotypes in a tacky 80s apprehension movie-esque video.“
„Maniac“ will seem on Grey’s upcoming debut solo album, and the singer previously told MTV News that or no longer it is „doubtlessly [his] prime tune off the album.“ Next up, he’ll embark on a sold-out inch disagreeable North The United States. The Comfort Crowd Tour kicks off on October 29 in St. Louis sooner than wrapping up in mid-December in Los Angeles.