Robbie Williams Goes For A Spin Through Smart & Final In His Quirky “H.E.S.” Video: Watch

Mike Wass | December 5, 2014 1:02 pm
Robbie Williams' Nude Album Cover
Robbie Williams loses his clothes for the cover of rarities LP 'Under The Radar Vol. 1'

Robbie Williams‘s collection of B-sides, demos and unreleased tracks, Under The Radar Vol. 1, will be released on December 8 exclusively via his website. He has already unveiled the eye-popping nude cover art — that’s quite an angle — and shared the gritty opening track, “Bully”. Today (Demeber 5), the cheeky Brit premiered the first video from the rarities LP and it’s a suitably low-key affair that looks like it was filmed in one-take.

“H.E.S.” (it stands for “Heavy Entertainment Show”) is another brooding rock anthem that shows a darker side to the 40-year-old than we’ve come to expect from tongue-in-cheek anthems like “Rudebox” and “Rock DJ”. It called for a suitably lo-fi visual and Robbie obliges by haphazardly slapping on some face paint and heading to the nearest Smart & Final, where he is seemingly pushed around the store on a shopping cart. Watch up top.

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