Video Premiere: Fun.’s ‘We Are Young’ Ft. Janelle Monae
The Fun. show goes on uninterrupted although the bar where they perform turns into a total chaos due to a violent brawl.
Fun. have debuted a beautifully-made music video for their single “We Are Young”. Directed by Marc Klasfeld, the clip shot in a slow-motion style sees the indie pop performing the song at a bar. The chaos begins when people start to pick up a fight and attack each other, but the band are undeterred by the brawl and continue their show as if nothing happens.
“We Are Young” is a taken from Fun.’s upcoming second studio album “Some Nights” which is due in the United States on February 21. It features Janelle Monae who makes a cameo appearance in its music video. Wearing her signature starched tuxedo and immaculately-coiffed hair, she appears in the middle of the fight standing motionless.
The song was covered by “Glee” in the December 6, 2011 episode called “Hold On to Sixteen”. It was performed by the cast at the end of Sectionals in the auditorium of McKinley High. The cover version climbed up to No. 1 on iTunes single chart that night.