William Shatner released a music video for
his cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” off his new Seeking Major Tom album, and it might be the most
transcendentally wacked-up thing I’ve ever seen.
First of all, it’s Shatner singing “Bohemian
Rhapsody,” which is madness on its own — but then the video has
his the heavens coming together to form his face, floating in space, while some
teens look on in bafflement and constellations explode and.. well, you
just have to watch the video.
What’s most insane is that, for
William Shatner, this is not only a good cover of “Bohemian
Rhapsody,” but a genuinely good music video! Sure, it starts out as a
self-parody on both counts, but then by sheer force of awesomeness, it can of
becomes genuinely, unironically good! Especially at 4:00 in with the time