Is there any group in music that works harder than Brockhampton? Is there?? Considering the fact that on Tuesday night, they dropped their third video in three weeks, I'd wager a guess at: no. The video in question is for "Junky," another new track from their upcoming third mixtape Saturation II – now confirmed to be coming on 25 August – following "Gummy" and "Swamp". And both the song and visuals combined reveal a more raw side of Brockhampton.
Though the collective have a reputation for smart, funny verses punctuated by poppy, catchy hooks, "Junky" swerves that formula somewhat, in exchange for something harder and sparser: it features members discussing topics like family life, sexuality, and addiction, against a beat that feels ripped straight from the climax of a horror film. The video matches – while Brockhampton's signature offbeat visuals remain, there's a much darker tone than usual, via creepy looking girls and quite a lot of blood. Watch above and feel grateful that you're experiencing the advent of the boyband in 2017.
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