New Video: Bruno Mars, ‘Locked Out Of Heaven’

Watch Bruno Mars’ new video for “Locked Out Of Heaven.”

A few weeks ago we introduced you to Bruno Mars‘ new jam “Locked Out Of Heaven,” and now, TA-DA! We’ve got the song’s brand-new video for you to view as well. We know, we know. We’re miracle workers. (But mostly on the internet…) And if this Playboy bunny-visiting jokester is good for anything, it’s creating a video that’s packed with personality (remember his “Whatta Man” Funny or Die clip?) — and “Locked Out Of Heaven” does not disappoint.

Watch Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out Of Heaven” video after the jump.

Slated as the first single from his forthcoming Unorthodox Jukebox album (dropping on Dec. 11), Bruno’s “Locked Out Of Heaven” video eschews cinematic glitz and polish for a good old-fashioned get down — or at least Bruno’s version of it. The video switches between shots of a live performance and scenes of Bruno and pals partying backstage. And that’s precisely how Bruno wanted it to be! In his own words, Bruno explains, “The concept is just old-fashioned fun. No story line, it’s not me singing to a girl, you get a good sense of what you’re going to get live. It’s very VHS-y. I love that, man, it takes me back to my childhood, when the tracking is off and the color is off, there’s a beauty in that. You’d have to stand by the TV with, like, aluminum foil all over you.” You know what, we’ll totally rock an aluminum foil helmet if you will, Bruno. Send Instagram as evidence!

+ Watch Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out Of Heaven” video.

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