Earlier this summer, New York-based production duo The Knocks and Powers released "Classic," a weirdly timeless dance ~jam~ that sounds like getting kissed at sunset. Its new video is debuting on BuzzFeed today:
The video, directed by Brooklyn collective BANGS, pays homage to The Sims.
"In our minds, 'Classic' is a song that takes a retro energy and gives it a new life so this video does the same thing for us visually," B-Roc said.
He continued: "Growing up with games like The Sims in the early 2000s, along with a handful of cheesy late '90s pop videos, we always wanted those characters and actors to be a little more life-like."
Snaps for this video's actors, who really nailed the half-real, half-plastic Sims faces:
To promote "Classic," The Knocks released an app called #CLASSICAM, which allows people to get in on the song's mix of old with new, laying vintage fonts over their photos. Pretty fun: