OneRepublic has premiered a music video for their current single, "Something I Need". Directed by Cameron Buddy, the four-minute clip sees an awkward and average-looking man finding himself attracted to a gorgeous woman. The man eventually gets close to the woman after being attacked several times by a rabid dog.
"The video for 'Something I Need' will hands down be the craziest video we've done," Ryan Tedder and his bandmates said of the music video last month. "And funniest. And hopefully best. Time for a risk."
Co-produced by Tedder and Benny Blanco, "Something I Need" is featured in "Native", OneRepublic's third studio album which was released back in March. The album peaked at No. 4 on Billboard 200.
In other news, OneRepublic has just scored their first ever U.K. No. 1 single with "Counting Stars", which is also included in their latest album. The song has become OneRepublic's biggest U.K. hit to date, edging out their smashing hit "Apologize". The Timbaland-assisted track peaked at No. 3 after it was released in 2007.
"UK!!!! thank u for making 'Counting Stars' OFFICIALLY #1!" the band tweeted on Sunday, October 6. "@BBCR1 it has been quite the month."
OneRepublic's "Something I Need" music video