Deirdre O'Callaghan The National have released the first single off their…
- Posted on Oct 16th 2012 11:15AM by Cameron Matthews
The video begins with a young man and women, living in a celestial nest way up in the tree line of some alien "Fern Gully." Flourishes of sexy saxophone and '80s keyboards dazzle the brightened landscape. Say what you will about the music -- the Grammy-winning band doesn't just churn out crap.
But many people hate "Beth/Rest" because of its overtly cheesy nature (like a fine Wiscoinsin gouda, extra funky). NPR has even deemed it "the most divisive song of 2011."
Anyway, the video ends with the word "Axiom," and all of Bon Iver playing space instruments while floating around in white hazmat suits. Tell us what you think of the strange visuals on Twitter @Spinner. Check out "Beth/Rest" below via our fine friends at Huffington Post Arts.