The Dance Video for Major Lazer's "Cold Water" Is ? ? ?

September 15, 2016

Here’s a no-fail recipe for music video magic: Take one delicious Major Lazer song. Sprinkle it with sonic pinches of Justin Bieber and MØ. Add yummy choreography by Fatima Robinson and Calvit Hodge. Fold in four delectable A-list dancers. Drop the entire mixture into a heart-stoppingly gorgeous Icelandic setting. SHAKE.

We’re talking, of course, about the new video for Major Lazer’s “Cold Water,” which debuted maybe five minutes ago and is already climbing toward 4 million views. The addictive track, which features both the Biebs and Danish sensation MØ, is made even more irresistible by Robinson and Hodge’s choreo, as brought to vibrant life by dancers Sara Bivens, Helen Gedlu, Jaylene Mendoza and Andranita Smith-Shannon. (Kudos to Major Lazer for prominently crediting both dancers and choreographers.)

As if the majestic mountains and waterfalls of the Icelandic backdrop weren’t dramatic enough (um, see above), the video also features alien-y light suits and some serious pyrotechnics. It is ?, literally.

Happy Friday, y’all. Also, we’re starting a petition: All songs involving Justin Bieber in any capacity should get the dance video treatment, forever. PLEASE SIGN.

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