Something about the video for Allison Iraheta’s “Friday I’ll Be Over U” makes the actual song seem a little less like a Kelly Clarkson leftover from five years ago. Maybe it’s the way the clip pays homage to a-ha’s classic “Take On Me” vid by employing rotoscoping. Or maybe it’s just the fact that Kris Allen and Adam Lambert’s latest singles have completely underwhelmed.
The short snippets of Allison’s forthcoming Just Like You album didn’t exactly bust the Wow! scale last week. But as we said then, it could be a grower, and total judgment is reserved till the full thing is heard.
In the meantime, here’s the video for the Max Martin/Shellback-produced “Friday I’ll Be Over U”:
And—why not—here’s a-ha’s “Take On Me”: