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Soko: Alien Love on


French pop act Soko and Spike Jonze show us that for all of us insecure and people who feel alone there is hope. We just need to wait for an alien to come down to earth and have their way with us. The tongue in cheek video is a colorful Super 8-ish trip around sunny California that Soko directed herself and Jonze shot on his iPhone. I’m usually not a fan of the soft spoken, beautiful outsider, quirky folk singer acts which indie labels seem to find by the dozens, but I’ve always had a soft spot for Soko. She matches her music and persona with a sense of humor that can be dark and lighthearted and Alien Love is another great example of that.