Beyonce Gives “Crazy In Love” A Dramatic Makeover In Full ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Trailer: Watch

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Beyoncé is just full of surprises.

On Sunday, the Queen of Unannounced Visual Albums unexpectedly dropped the tantalizing teaser for the hotly anticipated film adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey, everyone and their grandma’s favorite introduction to BDSM. The brief tease also supplied us with a few notes of what sounded like a dark and mysterious reworking of her 2003 debut solo single, “Crazy In Love” — and now, we’ve got even more of the song to enjoy.

This morning, the full Fifty trailer hit the web and, steamy flirting and heavy petting aside, the clip includes an extended preview of B’s mesmerizing “Crazy In Love” re-work. Far from the upbeat pop sound of the original, the gloomy and dramatic number breathes new life into the song as King Bey seductively yelps and purrs above cinematic strings and a slow-marching drum beat, almost bringing Lana Del Rey to mind. It’s a haunting and chilly makeover — no doubt a fitting vibe for the film.

Listen to Bey work it out in the full trailer after the jump, and let us know what you think of Bey’s contribution to the S&M-themed film in the comments below.

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  • Bill Griffith

    While Beyonce’s new rendition of Crazy In Love gets a big YES, the movie trailer gets a resounding uh oh uh oh uh uh oh NO NO!

  • drew

    THIS VERSION SOUNDS LIKE EAR SEX…BUT S&M LIKE

  • Luke

    I thought it was a man singing at first.