Frank Ocean's "Swim Good" Video Is More Than I Asked For
And not in a good way.
I'm not saying every video must be literal, but if the lyrics tell such a good story, why the hell not? If you're gonna start a song off with "That's a pretty big trunk on my Lincoln town car, ain't it?," you should probably have a Lincoln in the video. And then have a body in the trunk. Or parts of one. Or an arsenal. Or a picnic basket and blanket. Who cares? But not opening it at all just shouldn't be an option. (And I'll completely ignore the fact that an orange limo was chosen instead.)
And if you're gonna boast, "I've got this black suit on, roaming around like I'm ready for a funeral," you better walk around like you're Mr. Pink. And the rest of your Reservoir Dogs are all dead. And you're on the hunt to fulfill a vengeful mission. If you threaten "I'm about to drive in the ocean," don't cry wolf. Pull it off like you're a poor man's Denzel in Man On Fire and whoever's in the whip deserves the finger-chopping torture. This is where my head goes when you give me words like that work with, Frank! I'm not usually this dark.
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