The song, called “Magnetized,” is as sonically unique as we’ve come to expect Garbage’s music to be, complete with a powerful and dramatic chorus. But the music video takes it to a whole new level of eerie fabulosity, thanks to the multiple characters Manson portrays. It’s premiere is perfectly timed for Halloween.
Also shout out to her cyclops assistants with iPads for eyes, as noted by SPIN.
The whole thing is fantastically bizarre, with a story line involving a young redheaded girl (little Shirley?) transforming into a creepy demon child at the hands of a mad scientist, amidst closeups of eyeballs and static television screens.
Watch the whole thing and remember why Shirley Manson embodied all your ~cool girl~ dreams as a youth (well, she still embodies them…).