New music vids: Black Keys, Beyonce, Ting Tings

They pulled out of this year's Big Day Out citing exhaustion, but The Black Keys certainly haven't been putting their feet up and taking it easy.

As well as touring extensively, winning several Grammy awards and shutting down rumours about a second Blakroc album, the Ohio rockers found time to record their seventh album.

El Camino is due out on December 6 and Lonely Boy is the first single from it.

Typically, it doesn't star either of The Black Keys - Dan Auerbach or Patrick Carney - but the single shot clip of random dancing is fantastic.

Check out the video for Lonely Boy:

Meanwhile, Beyonce continues to release videos for tracks from her new album faster than some people have hot dinners. At this rate she's going to run out of songs.

Party is the sixth clip taken from 4, and Beyonce's third in as many weeks.

The slow jam single features Beyonce hosting a pool party, with her sister Solange, former Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland, Kanye West and rapper J Cole.

"We like to party," sings Beyonce, but with her first child with hubby Jay-Z due early next year, it's likely her partying days are numbered.

Check out the video for Party:

On a different note, the Arctic Monkeys have released a new clip for their excellent B-side song Evil Twin, a full frontal rocker that recalls the work the British lads did with Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme.

The video has a definite desert vibe too, as a dude who looks suspiciously like Jersey Shore character The Situation fools around with shotguns, motorbikes and a bikini-clad hottie.

Is it really The Sitch? He's probably not quite tan enough, but see for yourself.

Check out the clip for Evil Twin:

The Ting Tings are back with a rockier new sound too, with new single Hang It Up sounding a lot like fellow noiseniks Sleigh Bells.

It's been three years since we heard from the British boy-girl duo, but they're still up to their old tricks with school yard chants, grunty guitars and pop hooks all over this one.

Check out the clip for Hang It Up:

If you make it all the way to the end of this last clip, you deserve a medal.

Act Your Age been called one of the worst music videos ever made, and caused a storm in Australia when Aussie band Bluejuice first released it a couple of weeks back.

That's because it ends with one of the grossest pash scenes ever caught on film.

Go on, give it a go. But don't expect to keep your lunch down.

Check out the video for Act Your Age:

- Herald online

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 27 Mar 2017 15:56:48 Processing Time: 560ms