We don’t want to make too much of a big deal of this, but Taylor Hawkins looks incredible as a woman.
Grohl Role number three, as he and Hawkins play a morbidly obese tracksuited couple.
He is just going for it facially, isn’t he? Amazing. Grohl, Mendel and Hawkins have all done some acting. Grohl played Satan in Tenacious D: The Pick Of Destiny, Mendel and Hawkins appeared together in indie film Our Burden Is Light, and Hawkins played Iggy Pop in CBGB, a movie about the legendary rock venue.
Mendel’s second role – that’s two each now.
Wait, what’s this? The band, as themselves, are also boarding the flight. Layers on layers! This video was directed by Jesse Peretz, who was a member of the Lemonheads before they got big with It’s A Shame About Ray. He directed several of the videos for that album, though, later moving on to working with other bands – the Mentos-filled Big Me video was the first time he worked with Foo Fighters, and he later did The One and Low with them as well. He has since made five feature films as well as working on shows like Girls, GLOW and Orange Is The New Black.
Grohl Role number four: aeroplane passenger Dave Grohl.
Grohl Role number five: a young violin-carrying girl. Grohl once introduced this song at an AOL session with “This next song we made a kick-ass video for!” before introducing the next song, Walking After You, with “And this one we made a suck-ass video for!”