Directed by frequent Phoenix and Wes Anderson collaborator Roman Coppola, the clip finds the band doing battle on the baseball diamond versus a bunch of robots. This future world seems to have turned all sports competitions into man-versus-machine, with the mechanical challengers looking like sleeker versions of the Sentinels from X-Men: Days of Future Past. The competition is so fierce that The Strokes putting one in the W column just means not getting shut out.
Watch the video for “The Adults Are Talking” below.
In related news, members of The Strokes are guests on the most recent episode of the Consequence Podcast Network’s Assembly. This season follows David Cross on his journey to create a new stand-up set via a series of intimate gigs in Brooklyn, New York. Follow along with the season here.