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Once upon a time, in a far off distant realm, there lived a young man. This man was kind and courteous, and he had a vibrant imagination. So you can imagine how frustrating and unpleasant his life was up until he went to college. Needless to say, this young man became addicted to a series of distractions and supplements, and now as an adult, he struggles to find motivations to leave his home and face the real world.
Pretty simple. I always imagine a video for this song showing a teenager playing games, gradually becoming physically wired to his machine, like something out of Kafka.
And among the games that he's playing, he design his ideal woman,
switching faces, switching bust size, etc., and the machine creates more and more tentacles to wrap around his arms, and suck him in.
The console wraps around his arm and presses on his ass, like it is flirting with him.
A few points during the process, the kid looks over at the phone (which is ringing) and he throws a shoe at it, something like that. Because, you know, he wants to be left alone.
During the first solo, we see flash-backs of this girl, how they used to run around together and be happy. We see a bit of them breaking up. She's lovely, and it is sad.
Various shots of the band rocking out as low rez digital characters, so that we're paying a bit of tribute to Atari.
Around the last solo, our protagonist is actively trying to get away, to get out of his apartment, but the game console wraps around him with tentacles, similar to a Japanese porn film.
In fact, it appears that the gaming consoles are indeed trying to rape him, as he fights them off and tries to get out the door. But no luck, they drag him back in, and the last shot is
a giant wire cocoon, the game screen showing his girlfriend's smiling face, re-created in-game.
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