Mental Health Break with British Zombies and Egyptian Queens

Oh, Camille Paglia would have something to say about this video perfectly blending the Apollonian and the Dionysian, wouldn’t she? The brilliance of the setting is the smoldering Dionysian energy of the male band contrasting with the Apollonian Egyptian cat-like statue-stillness of the women (one reclining and two standing). At one point, notice that one of the women looks directly at the camara and bears a striking resemblance to Akhenaten’s kitty-cat queen, Nefertiti (shown below).


About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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