La Roux Goes “In For The Kill” At The Chelsea Hotel

Becky Bain | October 7, 2010 10:41 am

Elly Jackson and a cast of curious characters (including one badass snake) are featured in La Roux’s “In For The Kill” video, shot at the seedy yet infamous Chelsea Hotel in New York. Many of music’s most iconic figures, from Bob Dylan to Janis Joplin, Patti Smith, Dylan Thomas and Sid Vicious (whose stay was probably the least relaxing) have all had extended stays at the Chelsea Hotel, and now Elly joins the ranks of rock royalty — at least for the duration of this video. Watch below.

La Roux – “In For The Kill”

The dark and slightly comedic clip was directed by LEGS, who also helmed Goldfrapp’s “Alive” vid. As suspect as many of the hotel’s inhabitants appear in this video, we’re more worried about the carbon emissions caused by the amount of hairspray Elly is using to sustain her hawk:

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