Rihanna meets disaster in "Diamonds" video
Singer gets serious in new clip
But for a drug that's supposed to make you feel serene, it all goes downhill from there.
In the Anthony Mandler-directed clip, a somber Rihanna struggles to find peace in much of anything as she literally loses grip on the tattooed arm of a man that may or may not be Chris Brown (just sayin'), runs scared and barefoot down a dark road, and sits in the center of a room that's been destroyed in what we can only assume was a war between lovers.
We learn different later.
Outside, the world is in ruins as a post-apocalyptic battle between the people and the police reaches a head. Spliced between images of burning roses and galloping horses, Rihanna watches on as her beloved emerges from the wreckage, on fire.
She finds solace eventually, but it's alone.
Watch it here!
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