It isn’t a foul time to be Paul Mescal.
Final week, the dreamy Irish actor obtained an Emmy nomination for greatest actor in a restricted sequence for steamy new Hulu drama “Regular Folks,” tailored from Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel. And now he stars within the Rolling Stones’ newest music video for “Scarlet,” which was launched on-line Thursday.
The video was filmed throughout a socially distanced shoot at London’s Claridge’s resort, and directed by Chris Barrett and Luke Taylor (of directing duo Us). It begins with Mescal speaking right into a smartphone digital camera, recording a video for a lady named Scarlet.
“I am slightly bit drunk,” he says, slurring. “I am very sorry. I really like you.”
From there, Pescal dances across the messy resort room in a good white tank and black pants, swigging drinks, crying, rolling round on the mattress and ground, and stumbling round as he mouths alongside to the music. He then runs down the hallway of the empty resort, leaping down stairs and twirling round a vacant eating room.
“I assumed you have been gonna kill your self whenever you jumped down the stairwell,” frontman Mick Jagger stated in a digital Q&A with Mescal earlier than the video’s premiere.
“So did I,” laughed Mescal, who had by no means shot a music video earlier than “Scarlet.” It was like leaping “off the deep finish. Simply go straight in, begin with a Rolling Stones music video and better of luck!”
“Scarlet” is a beforehand unheard Stones observe that includes guitarist Jimmy Web page and late Blind Religion bassist Ric Grech. The music is included on the Stones’ upcoming reissue of 1973 album “Goats Head Soup,” out Sept. 4.
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The remastered “Goats Head Soup” field set and deluxe editions will all characteristic 10 bonus tracks, together with “Scarlet,” the not too long ago launched “Criss Cross,” and a 3rd newly unearthed music, “All The Rage.” All three songs have been recorded greater than 40 years in the past, however have been by no means formally launched till now.
“Goats Head Soup” was the Stones’ 13th studio album within the U.S. and was their final collaboration with producer Jimmy Miller, the person chargeable for Stones’ albums akin to “Let It Bleed” (1969) and “Sticky Fingers” (1971). “Goats Head Soup” spawned the hit “Angie,” which peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100 chart, together with High 20 single “Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker).”