Cate Blanchett Dances Up a Storm in Sparks’ New Video: Watch

Sparks have shared the title observe to their upcoming album, The Woman Is Crying in Her Latte, and the accompanying music video stars none apart from Cate Blanchett.

Within the clip, the Tár actor sports activities a brilliant yellow swimsuit and gigantic pink headphones, alternating between standing nonetheless and breaking out some arm-flailing and knee-knocking dance strikes. Within the background, Sparks lead singer Russell Mael chills on a stool whereas his elder brother Ron cleans up a spilled latte (get it?). Watch Sparks’ video for “The Woman Is Crying in Her Latte” beneath.

Speaking to Variety, the Mael brothers mentioned they shot the video in Los Angeles simply two weeks in the past after an opportunity assembly with Blanchett at a movie pageant. “When she first heard it, she mentioned, ‘I’m laughing and I’m crying on the similar time,’ and I believed that was a extremely apt remark about this track,” Russell mentioned. “We didn’t even know she was gonna essentially be dancing. It was extra like ‘Come and stand in our video’ — you realize, that might’ve been nice too. However that was what she felt like doing to that track. She got here in with the pink headphones she’s carrying within the video.”

Ron added, “She adopted a personality actually within the video. The way in which that she organized what she did to be type of nonetheless within the verses after which hyper within the choruses was so good for the track.” Individually, Blanchett mentioned on Clayton Davis’ Awards Circuit podcast that she loves “the way in which they suppose. I really like their humorousness, and the way they take the work significantly, however not themselves. , ‘The lady is crying in her latte’ — it’s so deep and shallow, concurrently.”

The Woman Is Crying in Her Latte is out on Might twenty sixth by way of Island Data; pre-orders are ongoing. In Might, Sparks will head out on an enormous headlining world tour. Seize your seats by way of Stubhub — the place orders are 100% assured by way of Stubhub’s FanProtect program.